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AFHA AmeriCorps Program

The AFHA AmeriCorps team works with partner organizations to conserve forests and communities. AmeriCorps members help enhance assets to benefit communities by providing community service on conservation, community development, heritage tourism, and historic preservation projects.

AmeriCorps is a program of the Corporation for National and Community Service, an independent federal agency whose mission is to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic engagement through service and volunteering. To learn more about AmeriCorps see The AFHA AmeriCorps program is sponsored by Volunteer West Virginia, the state's Commission for National and Community Service:

  • AFHA AmeriCorps are now FILLED for the 2017-2018 term.

  • Learn about AFHA AmeriCorps previous year recruiting information:
    Read short overview
    HERE, more details HERE, and about previous positions HERE.

  • AFHA is inviting applications from organizations to sponsor AFHA AmeriCorps members. For information, contact us at or click HERE

  • Watch this page in spring 2018 for recruitment information for 2018-2019 AmeriCorps term, to start in September 2018.

  • To learn more about current and past AFHA AmeriCorps projects, click HERE

See a video about the impact of AmeriCorps on West Virginia:

Would your organization like to sponsor an AmeriCorps member?

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Participation in the AmeriCorps (or any other Corporation) program is based on merit and equal opportunity for all, without regard to factors such as race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, political affiliation, marital or parental status, military service, or religious, community, or social affiliations.

· You have a right to reasonable accommodation for disabilities. Programs must furnish reasonable accommodations for the known physical and mental limitations of qualified AmeriCorps members.

 · If you believe your rights have been violated, you may report such violations to the directors of your program of whom must establish and maintain a procedure for filing and adjudicating certain grievances.

· You may also file discrimination-related grievances with the Equal Opportunity Counselor of the Corporation for National and Community Service at (202) 606-5000, ext. 312 (voice), or 1 (800) 942-2677.


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