Happy National Service Recognition Day! More than 5,200 mayors recognize AmeriCorps and Senior Corps today. AmeriCorps #GetsThingsDone!

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 5,200 mayors, county officials, and tribal leaders...

Happy #AmeriCorpsWeek! Thank you for your service in AmeriCorps!

AmeriCorps Week is an annual event which recognizes the people and programs who are dedicated to “Get Things Done.” AmeriCorps Week is celebrated this year from March 11-17. “This provides a local …

Live near the Finger Lakes Region? Check out these upcoming AmeriCorps info sessions!

March 1, 10am or 2pm
March 6, 10am or 2pm

LYONS — Learn more about AmeriCorps opportunities.

Proud to share photos from IServe Mohawk Valley's Volunteer Generation Fund's successful "Kids in Kitchen" cooking classes! These kids learned quickly, and can now prepare healthy food on their own! Kelly Fleming

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Are you looking to gain hands on-experience and develop knowledge and skills in natural resources management? The NYS Excelsior Conservation Corps is now accepting applications!

Press Release from the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Are you interested in a career in environmental conservation? Get started with a 6-month or 10-month service position with the NYS Excelsior Conservation Corps!

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Thanks to the crew on the set of Deception, a group of young adults enrolled in Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation's CHAMPION Network had the chance to learn about the intersection between culinary arts and the film/television industry! NYS Film #FilmGoodDoGood

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The New York State Commission has released its Request for Proposals for 2018-20 Volunteer Generation Fund Grants. The Commission expects to receive applications in response to this Request for Proposals by January 26, 2018.

The Commission seeks reviewers who are available to travel to Albany/Rensselaer for a two-day review period on January 30-31. Reviewers will be expected to spend two days in the Albany/Rensselaer area, working as members of a team to perform the review. Reviewers will be trained, and the review will be facilitated by Commission staff.
To view the request, visit

New York Volunteer Opportunities and Information from the Commission on National and Community Service

Happy New Year! Don't "Give Up" for your New Year's Resolution - Give Back! Check out these opportunities to volunteer in Western New York:

Still looking for a New Year's resolution? Volunteering is a way to help better yourself by helping others.

Wow! More than 5,200 gifts were collected and distributed throughout New York State, with huge thanks to volunteers from Film Good/Do Good! NYS Film

Governor Cuomo announces the results of holiday toy donations and distributions that took place across the state from November 27 - December 22, 2017.

The 2018-2020 Volunteer Generation Fund Request for Proposals (RFP) has been published on the Grants Gateway System, Contract Reporter, and our website. To access the RFP and learn more information, please visit

New York Volunteer Opportunities and Information from the Commission on National and Community Service
Students at SUNY Westchester Community College took part in activities to promote food independence. It is estimated that 200,000 Westchester County residents -- about 1 in 5 in the population -- are hungry or at risk of hunger. Half of them seek emergency food regularly.

Production crew members from Power serve food and spend time with clients at Xavier Mission for #FilmGoodDoGood! NYS Film

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Proud of The Service Collaborative of WNY's Volunteer Generation Fund program, Beds for Buffalo! Since August, 267 volunteers have produced more than 100 beds for children living in poverty. Keep up the great work!

A special delivery arrived at the Matt Urban Hope Center Thursday in Buffalo that will provide beds for children in need. WBFO’s senior reporter Eileen

Did you know that 5 out of the top 10 #AmeriSchools are in New York State? These schools match the Segal Education Award for AmeriCorps members in New York! Check out the full list here:…/colleges-and…/amerischools

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Rural Health Service Corps (AmeriCorps) AmeriCorps members take the lead in supporting prevention, treatment navigation, and recovery services to combat the opioid epidemic:

A $100,000 grant will support a regional initiative to combat the opioid epidemic.