Broward County Public Schools
Community Involvement Coordinator
600 SE Third Avenue
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: (754) 321-2040
Fax: (754) 321-2049
National Service Programs — AmeriCorps
AmeriCorps Peacemakers Family Center
Peacemakers Family Center, LLC.
Post Office Box 680820/ 17801 NW 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33168-0820/ 33169
Phone: (305) 915-8841
Fax: (786) 272-5771
Program Focus: Education/Economic Opportunity
Program Year: Aug – July
AmeriCorps members provide academic support, mentoring, FCAT preparation and peer leadership training through after school and summer school programs. Members also provides social service assistance in the areas of information & referral, professional development, foreclosure aid and help applying for public benefits. The goals of the program are to provide safe and supportive communities and school success.
AmeriCorps Red Cross Florida Team
American Red Cross Florida’s Southern Gulf Region
2610 Northbrooke Plaza Drive
Phone: (239) 596-6868
Fax: (239) 596-6923
Program Focus: Disaster Services
Program Year: Jan – Dec
AmeriCorps members serve in local disasters and emergencies and to educate communities about disaster preparation. Members increase public awareness and education to prevent, prepare for and cope with all types of emergencies and disasters. Members also serve veterans through information and referral, educational services, and as mentors. In the event of a disaster, members are trained to deliver direct services to disaster victims.
National Service Programs — National Direct
Cooking Matters AmeriCorps National Direct Program
Cindy Leung, Community Outreach Coordinator
6600 W Commercial Blvd.
Lauderhill, FL 33319
Cooking Matters AmeriCorps members work to help build capacity for FLIPANY through supporting efforts of the Cooking Matters program and fundraising events. The Cooking Matters Program empowers families with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to prepare healthy and affordable meals. Cooking Matters was developed by Share our Strength, whose mission is to end childhood hunger in America. To Learn More please visit www.cookingmatters.org.
AmeriCorps Rebuilding Together – CapacityCorps
Jessie Permar, Program Manager, National Service Programs
1899 L Street NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20036-3810
Toll Free: 800-473-4229
Service Area: Other Human Needs
Host Site: Rebuilding Together Broward County
Host Site Supervisor: Sandra Veszi Einhorn
Site Supervisor Work Email: Sandra@rebuildingtogetherbroward.org
Site Supervisor Work Phone: 954-772-9945
Rebuilding Together’s AmeriCorps program, called the Rebuilding Together CapacityCorps is a high-impact National AmeriCorps* program of 65 full-time AmeriCorps members serving in 33 Rebuilding Together affiliates in 20 states. Rebuilding Together CapacityCorps members will build the capacity of Rebuilding Together affiliates to serve additional low-income homeowners through volunteer recruitment, client outreach, and direct repairs for low-income homeowners, new project implementation, community partnership development and program expansion.