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Department of State

Volunteer and National Service

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary

New Jersey AmeriCorps 2017-2018 Programs

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AmeriCorps programs serve communities throughout New Jersey in the priority areas of education, disaster response, social services, and environmental stewardship.

Program Slots Program Description Contact Info:
Camden PowerCorps 60 HT PowerCorps members work with city partners to tackle pressing environmental challenges. Projects aim to improve storm water management, clean and green vacant lots, improve community space and parks for Camden's youth, and revitalize public land in the city.Serving Camden City. Annie Duklewski
Program Manager

Center for Family Services
584 Benson Street
Camden, NJ 08103
Office: 856-964-1990 x-398
Fax: 856-494-1442
Center for Family Services 17 FT
7 HT
AmeriCorps members provide one-on-one educational and behavioral classroom support, and help to build capacity through new school wellness initiatives, to preschool children ages 3-5 for Center For Family Services' Head Start Program. Serving Camden County. Kathryn DiMola
Program Manager

Center for Family Services
584 Benson Street
Camden, NJ 08103
Office: 856-964-2100 ext. 10106
Fax: 856-964-2484
E-mail: kathryn.dimola

Kelsey Sanderson
E-mail: kelsey.sanderson

Office: 856-964-2100 ext. 10137
Cell: 856-449-9217
The College of NJ, Bonner Leaders 10 FT
10 HT
35 MT
AmeriCorps members provide literacy support to disadvantaged youth, offer job training and TASC (formally known as GED) tutoring sessions to under and unemployed persons, and food security services to low income residents. Serving Mercer and Middlesex Counties. Jasmine Rangel
Program Manager


Kristi Cordier
Fiscal Manager

10 Mercer Street
Princeton, NJ 08540
Office: 609-924-6663
Fax: 609-683-4626
Drew University 40 HT AmeriCorps members improve police and community relations by promoting greater understanding, communication, and positive interaction between them. Members will focus on helping police better understand the communities they serve as well as educating the public about law enforcement. Jonathan Golden
Program Manager

36 Madison Avenue
Madison, NJ 07940-1493
Office: 973-408-3511
E-mail: jgolden@drew.edug

Anne Riculli
Food Corps 12 FT FoodCorps AmeriCorps members will connect children in public schools to healthy food through nutrition education, school gardens, and improved school lunch offering throughout New Jersey. Ashley Taylor
Program Manager

1140 SE 7th Ave, Suite 110
Portland, OR 97214
Office: 212-596-7045 x-127

Hayley Klein
NJ Fellow

Jewish Renaissance Foundation 4 FT
23 HT
AmeriCorps members are placed at sites to facilitate health education programming, and referral services to reduce food insecurity. Members implement workshops in life skills, economic self-sufficiency, and job readiness. Members will also improve volunteer recruitment and management strategies. Serving Middlesex County. Tawayna Bailey
Program Manager

149 Kearny Avenue
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
Office: 732-324-2114 x-120
Fax: 732-324-0256
Montclair State University 22 FT AmeriCorps members engage K-12 students in environmental education. Members strive to build a multi-site campus based service program that addresses education, environment, and economic development. Serving Essex County. Krystal Woolston
Program Manager

Office: 973-655-4268

RoseMarie DiStefano
Program Coordinator

1 Normal Avenue
309 College Hall
Montclair, NJ 07043-1624
Office: 973-655-7882
NJ Campus Compact VGF In college campuses, members serve as community engagement and volunteer coordinators. Saul Peterson, PhD
Executive Director

Hepburn Hall, Room 313
2039 Kennedy Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ 07305-1597
NJ Community Development Corporation
(Paterson Community Schools Corps)
21 FT
8 HT
Members provide students and parents in urban, community-based schools academic development, health/mental health support services, and violence prevention strategies. Serving Passaic County. Marquise Guzman
Program Manager

32 Spruce Street, 3rd Floor
Paterson, NJ 07501
Office: 973-413-1634
Fax: 973-413-1640

Shana Kerr
Asst. Program Manager

NJ Dept. of Environmental Protection 20 FT Members are assigned to a unique Host Agency located in one of the state’s 20 watershed management areas. They raise awareness about issues affecting the water quality of New Jersey’s streams, motivate residents to make a difference by changing their behavior and engage communities through education, stewardship projects and volunteer stream monitoring in all counties. Amanda Lottoo
Program Manager

401 E. State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625
Office: 609-633-1441
Fax: 609-984-6505
Project U.S.E Planning Grant Project U.S.E. are planning a program where members will provide academic tutoring, employment training and job placement services to at-risk/adjudicated juveniles and young adults in Jersey City as part of the Project U.S.E. Employment and Training Program (ETP). Jeffrey Key
Program Manager

23 Pennsylvania Avenue
Newark, NJ 07114-2007
Office: 973-645-0080
Fax: 973-622-7654
St. Paul's Community Development Corp 14 FT
12 HT
AmeriCorps members will serve SPCDC programs and 10 community partner agencies to address a variety of human needs. The members will serve as food pantry assistants, shelter aides, case management aides, volunteer recruiters, tutors, and as capacity builders. Serving Passaic County. Rachelle Thompson
Program Manager

456 Van Houten Street
Paterson, NJ 07501
Office: 973-710-3900 x-448
The Salvation Army 20 HT Members serve economically disadvantaged youth aged 7-13 with literacy needs. These members serve in after-school and summer day camp programs in Newark and East Orange, NJ. Serving Essex County. Wendy Cubano
Program Manager

45 Central Avenue
Newark, NJ 07102
Office: 973-373-5045 x-102
Fax: 973-623-7537
E-mail: wendy.cubano@use.
Relay Graduate School of Education 50 FT Members participate in innovative teacher residency across New Jersey. These members are prepared and certified to serve as full-time teachers of record, poised for career improving educational and life outcomes for students in low-income communities. Serving Newark & Camden Counties. Alessandra Echeverria
Program Manager

72 Central Avenue
Newark, NJ 07102
Office: 212-228-1888
Cell: 678-783-3811

Brittany White
Senior Coordinator


Cathleen Guillebastre
Program Coordinator

United Advocacy Group, Inc. 20 FT Members tutor, mentor and case manage students and families as well as engage volunteers in meaningful activities. Serving Cumberland County. Amy Petrie
Program Manager

40 E. Commerce Street
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
Office: 856-285-4815
E-mail: Amy@UnitedAdvocacy

Linnea Luzzoe
Director of Development

E-mail: linnea@unitedadvocacy

Rich Nichols
Executive Director

E-mail: rich@unitedadvocacy
Urban League of Essex County 7 FT
4 HT
Members provide 100 job seekers with outreach, food and housing insecurity intervention assistance, Affordable Care Act enrollment assistance, GED preparation and tutoring, soft skills and life skills training, and financial literacy education to improve employability. Rosa Higgins
Program Manager

508 Central Avenue
Newark, NJ 07107-1430
Office: 973-624-9535 x-228
Zufall Health Organization 10 FT Members increase access to primary and preventive care and provide health education to medically under-served populations through wellness education and enrollment in health programs emphasizing reducing childhood obesity, increasing Veterans’ knowledge of available support services, and offering education about healthy lifestyles, health insurance, and community services. Shade Cronan
MA-Program Coordinator

18 West Blackwell Street
Dover, NJ 07801-3841
Office: 973-328-9100 x-361
Fax: 973-328-9101
Kena Patel
Asst. Program Coordinator




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