Tag Archives: AmeriCorps

Make a Difference. Serve a Year.

We are currently recruiting two AmeriCorps members to serve in the Twin Cities from August 2016 through July 2017 as part of the Rebuilding Together CapacityCorps program.  If you would like more information about this program, please visit: http://togetherwetransform.org/capacitycorps.  If you are interested in applying, please click here. The deadline to apply is May 6th. More information about Rebuilding Together’s CapacityCorps Program: Rebuilding Together’s National AmeriCorps program is called the Rebuilding Together CapacityCorps. We have...

The Sound You Never Want to Hear, But Are Grateful You Did

The piercing sound of your smoke detector goes off. Your bedroom is filling with smoke. You have two minutes to get out of your house before the smoke will impact your ability to breathe. Do you know how to exit your home? Do you have a working fire extinguisher within reach? Imagine the scenario without having a smoke detector. Rebuilding Together Twin Cities’ Safe at Home Program is designed to prevent falls and ensure the...

Reflections from AmeriCorps Member on MLK Week of Service

Every year, the CapacityCorps members from Rebuilding Together affiliates across the U.S. come together to serve in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy. This year, Krista and I traveled to Lafayette, LA to help Rebuilding Together Acadiana make repairs on six homes in one of their target neighborhoods. The experience was an opportunity to bond with other AmeriCorps members and to learn about the importance of service within our communities. On MLK day,...

Welcome New AmeriCorps Members!

We are excited to welcome three new AmeriCorps members to the Rebuilding Together Twin Cities team: Ethan Boote, Molly Sir, and Krista Yamashita. Ethan earned a Bachelor of Arts in Art History from St. Olaf’s College this year.  He has a passion for community service and has volunteered his time in many capacities. Ethan has experience in architectural planning, interacting with people from a variety of socio-economic and cultural backgrounds, and working as part of...