Members and Alumni

Make the Most of Your Service Year 

Flint AmeriCorps Member Events and Opportunities

In order to help members coordinate services and provide members with professional development opportunities, the Flint National Service Accelerator hosts monthly member meetings, national service day events, and professional development opportunities. 2021 member gatherings are as follows:

January

  • January 13th, 9-11 AM: Monthly Accelerator Meeting 
  • January 18th: MLK Day of Service 
  • January 20th, 10-11 AM: Budgeting 101 with the LISC Financial Opportunity Center

February

  • February 2nd, 2-3 PM: Tech Tutorial: 5 Zoom Tips and Tricks 
  • February 10th, 9-3 PM: Life After AmeriCorps Day 
  • February 17th, 9-10 AM: YSA Grant Info Session
  • February 22nd: Resume Reviews

March

  • March 2nd, 10-11 AM: Tech Tutorial: Facilitation Apps to Engage Your Virtual Audience
  • March 7th-13th: AmeriCorps Week
  • March 10th, 9-11 AM: Monthly Accelerator Meeting

April

  • April 2nd, 2-3 PM: Tech Tutorial: Excel for Beginners
  • April 14th, 9-11 AM: Monthly Accelerator Meeting
  • April 18th-24th: National Volunteer Week
  • April 23rd-25th: Global Youth Service Day

May

  • May 3rd, 10-11 AM: Tech Tutorial: Genesee Serves for Volunteer Engagement
  • May 7th: Resume Reviews 
  • May 12th, 9-11 AM: Monthly Accelerator Meeting
  • May 21st-22nd: Russ Mawby Signature Service Projects

June

  • June 9th, 9-11 AM: Monthly Accelerator Meeting

  

Days of Service

Flint members also participate in days of service together, to show the collective power of service and volunteerism. Each year, members collaborate on 4 days of service. Click below to see Impact Reports from recent projects. 

For more information about any of these days of service, contact Katie de Araujo, Civic Engagement Manager. 

 

Other Member Professional Development

Through the Flint National Service Accelerator, members have the opportunity to use their service term as a launch year, helping rocket them to their next opportunity whether it be employment, education or additional service terms. The following professional development opportunities are open to currently serving AmeriCorps members in the Flint area. Take advantage of them today! 

  • Life After AmeriCorps Day 
  • Tech Tutorials
  • Flint Member Leadership Council

 

Alumni

Once you serve in greater Flint, you are always part of the national service family! Our alumni are doing incredible things and continuing to be leaders in the community. See just a few of our alumni stories below!

  • Joe Schipani - served with Flint Recovery Corps, now with the Flint Public Art Project and the Community Foundation of Greater Flint
  • Asa Zuccaro - served with Flint Recovery Corps, now leading the Latinx Technology & Communty Center
  • Renee Harvey - served with AmeriCorps LISC at the Land Bank, now an employee of the Land Bank
  • LaBria Lane - served with FoodCorps, now working at the Genesee Conservation District
  • Ashley McCloud - served with the Michigan Nonprofit Association VISTA Program at UM-Flint, now a program supervisor with AdviseMI