AMERICORPS

Partnership To End Homelessness

AmeriCorps is a nationwide public-private partnership which has thousands of members serving across the county at any one time. These partnerships focus on a variety of impact areas such as education, environment, disaster services, veterans, healthy futures, etc. The Partnership to End Homelessness is part of that network and focuses specifically on homelessness and hunger.

 

The Servant Center’s Partnership to End Homelessness (PtEH) is going into its 13th year.  PtEH provides an energetic, dedicated group of diverse volunteers (called members) to nonprofits in Guilford and Forsyth Counties that are working to end homelessness and hunger.  Members provide essential services such as case management, employment and benefit assistance, housing search and placement, food/grocery distribution, and much more.  Members provide more than 24,000 hours of service each year in Guilford and Forsyth Counties.

 

Our 30+ members are from different backgrounds, are different ages, and come with different strengths, but have one shared goal — to make a positive difference in the lives of our community! Along with serving clients at their sites, members participate in a variety of community service projects to benefit the communities they serve. Members will also participate in ongoing personal development training on topics such as homelessness issues, race relations, and mental health issues.

QUICK FACTS

In the 2019-2020 Term Our Members:

ASSISTED 118 INDIVIDUALS WITH HOUSING PLACEMENT

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PROVIDED OVER 24,000 HOURS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE TO GUILFORD COUNTY

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SERVED 397 VETERANS EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS OR POVERTY

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PROVIDED EMPLOYMENT SERVICES TO 49 INDIVIDUALS

HOW TO JOIN

 

Make sure you meet our eligibility requirements:

  1. Be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national or a lawful permanent resident alien in the United States;

  2. Be at least 19 years old;

  3. Have not already completed 2 full time service years (or their equivalent) in AmeriCorps;

  4. Have a high school diploma/GED or 4 year college diploma;

  5. Have made no false statements on his/her application documents;

  6. Be able to perform all activities listed in the essential requirements for each role; and

  7. Be a law-abiding citizen with:

    • No sex offense convictions,

    • No violent felony convictions,

    • No non-violent felony convictions within the past 10 years,

    • No pending felony charges, and

    • Not currently on parole or probation.

Complete an application online today by using the button below!

AMERICORPS SITES 2020-2021

Participants of the Partnership to End Homelessness, called members, are engaged in a variety of services in Greensboro. Members can be found in one of our 13 sites: The Servant Center, Backpack Beginnings, Youth Focus, Faith Action International House, Greensboro Urban Ministry, Peacehaven Community Farm, YWCA Greensboro, Mobile Oasis, Center for Housing and Community Studies, Senior Services of Forsyth County, City with Dwellings, Out of the Garden Project, and A Simple Gesture. Members are engaged in roles that focus on providing housing, employment and benefit assistance, and food distribution to individuals in need in Guilford and Forsyth Counties. 

(336) 275-8585

1417 Glenwood Ave, Greensboro, NC 27403, USA

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