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AmeriCorps Program

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AmeriCorps GEORGIASupporting Roswell Youth

Through grants awarded by AmeriCorps to the City of Roswell, the City and two of its nonprofit partners—Ed Isakson/Alpharetta YMCA and STAR House Foundation—are providing enhanced after-school programming at select Roswell elementary schools.

In 2017, the City received a $74,000 grant to begin the planning phase of the project. A 2018 grant for up to $89,709 will be used by the City and these partners to continue this work by supporting after-school programming at four area schools with the goal of increasing elementary literacy and providing additional STEM and health and wellness education.

The City of Roswell is contributing up to an additional $39,748 in monetary and in-kind funding to facilitate the project.

Ready to Help? Become An AmeriCorps Member

To accomplish the goals of this project, the City of Roswell is recruiting 20 AmeriCorps members to implement the enhancements—specifically, working with teachers to provide additional instruction and homework support to participating students. These AmeriCorps members will also engage participants’ parents through meetings and information sessions, and the community through service opportunities on nationally recognized days of service.

Individuals interested in becoming AmeriCorps members to help students in these after-school programs are invited to visit AmeriCorps for more information.

Apply Today!

About AmeriCorps

The City of Roswell’s 2017 grant marked the first time AmeriCorps was implemented in the North Fulton area. A core program of the Corporation for National and Community Service, AmeriCorps is a network of local, state, and national service programs that connects more than 80,000 Americans to meet community needs in areas such as education, the environment, public safety, and health. AmeriCorps works with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs and its Commission for Service and Volunteerism to afford similar opportunities statewide.

City of Roswell Contact

Additional questions may be addressed to Megan Boynton, Grants Coordinator, at (770) 817-6715 or

This program is available to all without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, sex, age, political affiliation or religion. Applicants are subject to verification of citizenship for national service with AmeriCorps and criminal background checks. Applicants accepted are not considered employees of the City of Roswell, Ed Isakson/Alpharetta YMCA or STAR House Foundation.

This material is based upon work supported by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). Opinions or points of view expressed in this document are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official position of, or a position that is endorsed by, CNCS or the AmeriCorps program.