Rebuilding Together AmeriCorps Program Accepting Applications

Nov 01, 2012, 06:30 ET from Rebuilding Together

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rebuilding Together, the nation's leading nonprofit working to preserve affordable homeownership, is recruiting for its January 2013 AmeriCorps program.


Rebuilding Together CapacityCorps is a National*Direct AmeriCorps program with 65 full-time AmeriCorps members serving around the country. Members build the capacity of grassroots Rebuilding Together programs so that they may be more sustainable, effective and efficient in helping additional low-income homeowners in need.

CapacityCorps Members serve essential roles in building the capacity of their host site organizations in important program areas such as: recruiting and managing volunteers, performing direct home repair, engaging in homeowner outreach, and building community partnerships.

January members will start their service with an orientation in Washington, D.C., followed by a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Workweek with the entire Rebuilding Together AmeriCorps program. Applications are currently being accepted for the January class.

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Rebuilding Together is the nation's leading nonprofit organization working to preserve affordable homeownership and revitalize neighborhoods by providing extensive rehabilitation and modification services to those in need at no cost to those served.  With the help of everyday citizen volunteers, skilled tradespeople, the support of local business and major corporate partners, Rebuilding Together affiliates in America's largest cities and smallest towns make life considerably better for thousands of low-income homeowners and the communities in which they live by completing 10,000 projects per year. Rebuilding Together has programs dedicated to energy efficiency, veterans' housing, and aging in place and gulf coast reconstruction.
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