AmeriCorps NWF Environmental Stewards
AmeriCorps is a component of the National Service Network. Its goal is to engage Americans of all ages and backgrounds in service to help meet communities' critical education, public safety, environmental, and other human needs. AmeriCorps is often referred to as the "Domestic Peace Corps."
AmeriCorps is an opportunity to make a big difference in your life and in the lives of those around you. It's a chance to apply your skills and ideals toward helping others and meeting critical needs in the community.
NWF Environmental Stewards AmeriCorps program is a competitive state funded grant through Volunteer Florida (the Governor's Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service), whom receives funding support from the Corporation for National & Community Service. Volunteer Florida leads initiatives throughout Florida that use volunteerism as a strategy to meet community needs. Administration of national service programs is a top priority of the Commission. National service programs like AmeriCorps offer Floridians the opportunity to engage in intensive service to their community while increasing capacity for nonprofits and other service organizations. Volunteer Florida provides necessary oversight and accountability of these grants through its Commission and staff.