- P.O. BOX 536
968 N. 9th St.
Laramie, WY 82073
Program Coordinator: Katie Case
About ARI AmeriCorps Rural Intermediary Program
The ARI Wyoming AmeriCorps Rural Intermediary Program partners with small, rural, and fledgling community-based organizations to transform emergency response efforts into programs that address the core issues that create poverty, health disparities, and food insecurity to begin with. These partnerships allow ARI AmeriCorps to build national service sites across a vastly rural, high elevation landscape to decrease health disparities that leave individuals and families without high-quality preventive health care, prescriptions for chronic illness management, and supplemental wellness programs to promote long-term general health; to increase food production and distribution in communities to feature the highest quality produce, grains, and proteins necessary for a healthy life, and long term, local food production and distribution efforts that engage participants in contributing to the production and distribution process; and to fight poverty through community engagement activities and increasing community-based voice and leadership for safety, health, and wellness.
- 710 Garfield St. #218
PO BOX 6624
Sheridan, WY 82801
AmeriCorps Program Director: Nikki Ulug
Sheridan, WY- The Antelope Butte Foundation (ABF) is recruiting for AmeriCorps members to serve in the Antelope Butte Youth Recreation Corps (ABYRC) Program. The ABYRC Program is a youth recreation focused service program that will go from December 7th to August 15th. Twelve ABYRC AmeriCorps members will provide affordable and accessible youth recreation programming 20-30 hours per week in Big Horn and Sheridan County.
Mountain recreation, historically, hasn't been widely affordable or accessible. Barriers in Big Horn and Sheridan Counties, such as the lack of transportation or financial restraints, prevent many from taking advantage of the benefits of mountain recreation within their own community. “Our board members and staff couldn’t be more excited about having an AmeriCorps Program at Antelope Butte. This program will help us serve our community better than ever” says ABF Executive Director John Kirlin.
ABYRC AmeriCorps members will provide skiing and snowboarding programming in the winter, mountain bike programming in the spring, and outdoor programming (camping, backpacking, fishing, hiking, and biking) in the summer. Additionally, ABYRC AmeriCorps members will build trails with Sheridan Community Land Trust (SCLT) during the Spring and Summer. “What could be more exciting? ABYRC member’s office is the mountains and you will help create amazing recreation trails” says SCLT Executive Director, Brad Bauer.
During the term of service, ABYRC AmeriCorps members will receive a living stipend and will be provided with housing and training opportunities. Following the completion of the program, ABYRC AmeriCorps members will receive a Segal Education Award which may be used to pay expenses at eligible post-secondary institutions or to repay qualified student loans.
- 2660 Peck Ave
Riverton WY 82501 - 2215
307-855-2029Dean of Students: Steve Barlow
Counties: FremontPlanning GrantContinue reading →
Central Wyoming College (CWC) was awarded a planning grant to begin development of the curriculum and community partnerships for a Service Learning program that will serve as a community outreach program to build resiliency in both students and community.
- PO Box 1540
Evansville, WY 82636
Director: Tony WoodellFood Bank of Wyoming provides food and necessities to people in need through signature programs and by teaming up with over 160 Hunger Relief Partners to serve communities across the state. We believe that for a community to thrive, every member must have the resources they need to flourish, and we strive to provide equitable access to proper nourishment for all.Continue reading →
As part of the Serve America Act, National Direct Consultation was established to help increase collaboration and coordination among national service programs, which in turn supports the efficient use of national service funds in each state.
Multi-state (also known as National Direct) applicants applying for competitive AmeriCorps funding are required to consult with the state service commission in the states they are applying to place members.
It is strongly encouraged that multi-state applicants (national directs) contact the state service commission(s) as early as possible in order to begin a dialogue related to your proposed placement of AmeriCorps members. This may help inform your application to CNCS based on suggestions the state service commission(s) may offer based on need in the state, existing AmeriCorps program placement, and other factors to consider.
The link to the form and more information can be found by clicking on the following link: https://amsc.memberclicks.net/national-direct-consultationContinue reading →
- 700 Coyote Canyon Rd.
Jackson, WY 83001
Field Education Director: Naomi Heindel
Field Education Faculty: Kendall Peacock
www.tetonscience.orgWill recruit 5 HT, 10 RHT & 31 QT membersContinue reading →
Teton Science Schools (TSS) will have AmeriCorps members who will use existing skills and those developed by TSS Field Education Programming, to build increased capacity within Teton County nonprofit and governmental organizations that provide out-of-school educational services in STEM literacy and 21st century learning skills to local and visiting youth, adults, and families. AmeriCorps members will be responsible for increasing the effectiveness of local nonprofit and governmental organizations through the development and implementation of projects and trainings that build organizational capacity to develop STEM literacy and 21st century learning skills within the context of out-of-school programming; members will also be responsible for developing trainings that extend learning in STEM curriculum, teaching resources and systems to staff and/or volunteers at service sites, and leveraging volunteers.
- PO BOX 1015
Casper, WY 82602
Director: Steven Schnell
http://www.thesciencezone.org/Planning Grant: The Science Zone utilizes innovative exhibits, programs, and outreach to promote informal science education throughout the State of Wyoming.
We accomplish the above through: Permanent, Rotating and Traveling Exhibits, Summer Science Camps, After-School Science Classes, Wee Science Preschool Programs, Outreach Programs, Special Events, Birthday Parties, Lego Robotics and live demonstrations.The Science Zone exists to inspire the mind, to delight the senses and to ignite a passion for the technical arts and sciences.Continue reading →