Volunteer Center

HandsOn Broward
Dale Hirsch, Executive Director
(954) 233-1295

Mentoring Partners

Broward County Public Schools
Connie Wotton
Community Involvement Coordinator
600 SE Third Avenue
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: (754) 321-2040
Fax: (754) 321-2049
Email: cwotton@browardschools.com

National Service Programs — AmeriCorps

AmeriCorps Peacemakers Family Center
Samuel Ludington
Peacemakers Family Center, LLC.
Post Office Box 680820/ 17801 NW 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33168-0820/ 33169
Phone: (305) 915-8841
Fax 305-688-9129
Email: ludington.samuel@gmail.com
Website: www.peacemakers.com
Program Focus: Education/Economic Opportunity
Program Year: Aug – July

AmeriCorps members provide academic support, mentoring, abstinence education, FCAT preparation and peer leadership training as well as social service assistance in the areas of information & referral, professional development, foreclosure aid and help applying for public benefits with the goal of providing safe and supportive communities and school success.

FL| CC College Access AmeriCorps Program
Broward College, Broward County
Carmela Lopez, Program Coordinator
Florida Campus Compact
1801 Miccosukee Commons Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32308
(850) 488-7782
Email: carmela@floridacompact.org
Laryn Flikkema, Director
Florida Campus Compact
1801 Miccosukee Commons Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32308
(850) 488-9660
Email: laryn@floridacompact.org
Website: www.floridacompact.org
Program Focus: Youth Mentoring
Program Year: Aug – July

AmeriCorps members mentor at-risk youth in grades 6-12 and at risk college students with the purpose of improving college readiness, access and successes. In addition, members participate in service-learning and volunteer projects alongside mentees and leverage additional student and community volunteers to address school and community needs.

National Service Programs — National Direct

Cooking Matters AmeriCorps National Direct Program
Cindy Leung, Community Outreach Coordinator
6600 W Commercial Blvd.
Lauderhill, FL 33319
Phone: 954-636-2388
Email: cleung@flipany.org
Website: www.flipany.org

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
Phone: 202-518-3509
Mobile: 202-480-7027
Fax: 202-483-9081
Toll Free: 800-473-4229
E-mail: jpermar@rebuildingtogether.org
Website: http://www.rebuildingtogether.org
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.