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Ameri-News Winter 2011

February 8, 2011

Updates & Opportunities

AmeriCorps Week is coming! And we are giving out $10,000 to chapters and alums who have the best plan to engage their communities… check out the application and suggested projects here.

Our new partner, Tripping, connects alums to find housing in a new city or a place to stay on vacation! Haven’t seen it yet? Register here and become a part of the AmeriCorps alums community.

Free Tax Prep

Each year, AmeriCorps Alums partners with the good people at One Economy to offer free state and federal tax returns to our AmeriCorps alumni. Year after year, this free service provides AmeriCorps alums with millions of dollars in tax refunds. This service has proved to be valuable to thousands of alumni who are looking to put a few extra dollars in their pocket around tax time. One Economy, a global non-profit, operates the national tax program online through their consumer site, the Beehive. Instructions are noted below. It’s fast! It’s free! It’s effective! So start today and get your tax return back at no cost to you.

Associate Positions Available

AmeriCorps Alums is looking for talented and passionate alumni interested inhelping us grow and improve! The opportunities below are a great way to contribute to a national platform that is growing rapidly. Utilize your skills, make a huge difference and showcase your love of service by working with AmeriCorps Alums! And please forward these opportunities on to anyone else
you think might be interested.

Marketing and Communications Associate

College and University Relations Associate

Follow the Leader

MLK, Jr. Day was a HUGE success and now AmeriCorps Alums is turning its attention to Follow The Leader! In the footsteps of our TAG! challenge, Follow the Leader encourages people to turn their service into an ongoing commitment to community change by offering step-by-step playbooks that recreate some of the most successful volunteer projects we’ve seen delivered across the nation.

Completing and reporting back on a project will earn you a shot at winning the Grand Prize: an all expense paid trip for two to the Philippines for a one week Volunteer Vacation!(read more)

Get the Follow the Leader Toolkit and get started today!

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