Through the AmeriCorps VIP statewide program, individual AmeriCorps Fellows are placed in communities to provide and implement best practices in volunteer recruitment and management.
Interested in hosting a VIP Member or becoming the VIP Supervising Organization for San Diego? Napa County Office of Education (NCOE), the AmeriCorps VIP contract manager for the state of California, will be managing the AmeriCorps VIP program here in San Diego as a short-term solution until a new Supervising Organization is identified. If your organization would like to become the next Hub of AmeriCorps VIP here in San Diego County, please contact Laura Gilbert (Senior Program Manager for AmeriCorps National Service at NCOE) via email at [email protected]. You can learn more information about the AmeriCorps VIP program by visiting their program page.
Strengthening Volunteer Programs
VIP Fellows bring a fresh perspective, energy, and volunteer management best practices to agencies across San Diego County. They focus on building the systems necessary for organizations to increase capacity through recruitment, recognizing volunteers, building tracking systems, creating relationships with local organizations and businesses, and more.
Engaging the Next Generation of Leaders
VIP Fellows receive training in volunteer management, recruitment, and recognition in addition to professional development in topics such as networking, nonprofit management, employment, and career readiness, etc. AmeriCorps inspires members to live a life of community involvement beyond their service.
The Service Commitment
Service terms constitute an 11-month, full-time commitment (1700 total hours), beginning in September each year.