Rebuilding Together New Orleans (RTNO) and AmeriCorps
Rebuilding Together New Orleans has been partnering with AmeriCorps since 2007. Each year a group of full-time volunteers have worked alongside the RTNO staff to implement programs, organize volunteers and work on houses. To learn more about these programs, please visit the AmeriCorps website.
Each year, AmeriCorps offers more than 70,000 opportunities for adults of all ages and backgrounds to serve through a network of partnerships with local and national nonprofit groups. Areas of service range from community development, providing youth mentoring and helping to protect the environment.
RTNO currently hosts AmeriCorps members from the following programs:
AmeriCorps – State Direct
RTNO operates a state direct AmeriCorps grant in partnership with the Volunteer Louisiana Commission. The VLC is a body that oversees all state formula dollars for the state of Louisiana. The commission is a volunteer body supported by dedicated staff within the office of the Lt. Governor. a
AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America)
AmeriCorps VISTA provides full-time members to community organizations and public agencies to create and expand programs that build capacity and ultimately bring low-income individuals and communities out of poverty.
National Direct AmeriCorps program with AmeriCorps members serving 10 months at Rebuilding Together affiliates around the country. Members help improve the lives of low-income homeowners through hands-on home repairs and volunteer management and empowerment.
Available AmeriCorps Positions:
AmeriCorps Direct – Minimum Time Member (300 Hours)
Starting in early June, Rebuilding Together New Orleans will enroll 15 members to undergo a summer service term. Its perfect for local high school students interested in learning about the construction industry or individuals that are looking to spend a summer giving back to families in need.
Apply for an AmeriCorps position today!