Service Partner Sites
ShoreCorps/PALS is now recruiting sites for
the 2014-2015 program year. If you are part of a
non-profit agency or school and need more information about
having an AmeriCorps member at your site, please contact the
Partnership packets for the 2014-2015 service year are available
Full-time partnership contribution fee (per FT AmeriCorps
member) will be $8,500.
Half-time partnership contribution fee (per HT AmeriCorps
member) will be $6,100.
Quarter-time partnership contribution fee (per QT AmeriCorps
member) will be $3,100.
Current ShoreCorps/PALS Service Sites for 2013/14 Service Year
Listed below are our partner service
sites with the member responsibilities at each of our sites.
Please refer to the organization's website for more information
about the agency or specific agency programs.
Caroline County FACES - Denton, Maryland
~ At the Fiber Arts Center of the Eastern
Shore the AmeriCorps Member will act as Education Coordinator
and is responsible for creating, scheduling, and implementing
classes and workshops; recruiting and training volunteers;
supporting exhibit coverage and administration; maintaining
database of volunteers, fiber artists, classes, and exhibit
information; updating website.
Mid Shore Community
Mediation Center - Easton, Maryland
The AmeriCorps member for Mid Shore
Community Mediation Center will serve directly within our
School-Based Conflict Resolution Programs in Dorchester County
Public Schools. In order to provide mediation services, our
AmeriCorps member will be required to successfully complete a 50
hour basic mediation training. Corps Member will be responsible
for offering mediation and conflict resolution programs in
Big Brothers Big Sisters
– Salisbury, Maryland
~ Big Brothers Big Sisters mission is to help
children reach their fullest potential through professionally
supported one-to-one mentoring relationships and a full range of
youth mentoring programs with measurable impact. Big Brothers
Big Sisters is a private, non-profit agency which matches adult
volunteers with children from single-parent families. The goal
of this friendship is to help the child with the tough job of
growing up, expose him or her to new learning experiences, and
to help strengthen his or her self-esteem.
Epoch Dream Center
- Hebron, Maryland
~The AmeriCorps Member at the Epoch Dream Center will be
responsible for leading team building activities, circle time
discussions, character training lessons, homework help, and
reading time each day from 3:30-6:30 Monday - Thursday. The
member will also be responsible for helping the staff with
planning, set up and break down as well as volunteering at the
local elementary school.
Fruitland Primary School
- Fruitland, Maryland
~The AmeriCorps Member will work with children that have
been identified by the teachers as children who are struggling
in reading and/or math. The member will work with the students
in small groups or one on one in the classroom or a designated
area in the building. The Corps Member, if available will be
asked to help supervise field trips or complete other duties
around the school.
Kids of Honor, Inc.
- Salisbury, Maryland
~Kids of Honor, a youth-based non-profit that empowers youth
to graduate from high school. The member will facilitate
the high school program (Y.E.A.H.) and assist fifteen partner
programs in Wicomico County. Member needs to be available
during after-school hours- 3:00 to 6:30 p.m.- in addition to
other hours during the week.
Salisbury Youth Civics Council - Salisbury,
~The member will serve as the coordinator of a new Salisbury
Youth Civics Council to build civic pride, understanding and
ownership. In partnership with Wicomico County and Board of
Education, the member will engage Salisbury-area youth in
meetings that address critical community questions; provide
mentoring opportunities with local leaders; and facilitate
educational seminars on local government and civic engagement.
Salisbury Zoological Park -
~Conduct on-site and off-site Zoo education programs
designed to foster an understanding of and appreciation for
diversity and to encourage environmental stewardship and
community-based action designed to improve the world in which we
live. The member will also assist with the care and
handling of the education animal collection, volunteer
recruitment and training, office tasks and cleaning necessary
for educational programming.
Stop the Violence
- Salisbury, Maryland
~Stop the Violence provides an after-school program for
children in the Church Street area of Salisbury. Students get
help with homework, tutoring, reading assistance, computer use,
and sports activities. Member needs to be available during
after-school hours, approximately 4:00 to 6:30 p.m., with
addition hours during the week a possibility.
Village of Hope-
~The Translational Living Program at Village of Hope
seeks to provide a long-term safe, and encouraging residential
community of women and children who are striving towards a life
of independence and fulfillment. We provide transitional living
housing for homeless women with or without dependent children.
This is a two year program at which time we provide counseling,
individual and group for each women. The director and the case
worker develop monthly programs to benefit the resident’s
transition back into the community such as; budgeting
workshops, parenting classes, nutritional programs, etc.
~The Ward Museum is a crucial interdisciplinary learning
resource for the Delmarva Peninsula. The museum’s Education
Department serves over 19,000 youth and adult students every
year through a variety of dynamic, hands-on programs, tours, and
summer camps that focus on exploring birds in nature,
discovering birds in culture, and creating birds in art. The
museum offers programming to schools, home school, scouts and
other organized groups.
Wicomico County Public Library
- Pittsville, Maryland
~AmeriCorps members at the Pittsville Branch of the Wicomico
Public Library will plan and lead afterschool library activities
for elementary and middle school students, participate in branch
story time programs, serve as a library liaison to the school
and help develop a youth advisory group for the Branch.
The member will interact with students, school staff and
Sites we have Partnered with in Previous Years
Caroline County Health Department Prevention –
~ AmeriCorps members will be responsible for outreach and
recruitment of youth for a coalition youth council, planning and
facilitating youth events in the community and managing the
youth council’s website, Facebook page, and Twitter account.
Caroline County Recreation and
~ The AmeriCorps member at Caroline County Rec & Parks will
support youth fitness goals in Caroline County and will
implement fitness and nutrition workshops for elementary-age
school children in Caroline County after-school programs.
College Preparation Intervention
~ The AmeriCorps member at CPIP will recruit students in may
be interested in enrolling in a 3-credit college class. He/she
will organize college tours and arrange for financial aid and
career development workshops.
Somerset County Board of Education
~ The AmeriCorps member at the Somerset County BOE will
provide direct service mentoring operations for Somerset County
Public Schools, work with supervisors of Student Services to
oversee and manage the mentoring program, organize and host
orientation for new mentors, and provide other duties to support
the mentoring program.
Talbot Mentors –
~ The AmeriCorps member at Talbot Mentors will be
responsible for coordinating asset building activities for
mentor-mentee pairs for the youth mentoring organization,
maintaining ongoing communication with the volunteers in the
Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center –
~ AmeriCorps members will join a diverse team of
committed volunteers to open a new multicultural resource center
in Easton. This is to serve immigrants in Mid-Shore counties to
become successful students, and confident, empowered community
members. In addition to participating in the team work of
organizing the center and researching and developing curriculum,
primary responsibilities of AmeriCorps members are to outreach
to the immigrant community to promote and coordinate afterschool
programming for children & mothers, and evening programs for
Fruitland Community Center
- Salisbury, Maryland
~Fruitland Community Center provides an after-school program
for children in the Fruitland area. Participants enjoy arts,
music, scouting, and an emphasis on STEM activities. Member
needs to be available during after-school hours- 4:00 to 6:30
p.m., with addition hours during the week a possibility. FCC
also runs a summer program in June and July for approximately 25
- Salisbury, Maryland
~Junior Achievement programs teach financial literacy, work
readiness, entrepreneurship in a classroom setting during school
hours. The member will recruit, train and help implement
programing in K-12 classrooms over the five county area of
the Eastern Shore. The member needs to be available during
school hours as well as other hours as needed for special
- Salisbury, Maryland
~Junior Salisbury's Promise is a branch of America's
Promise. This program embodies Five Promises which will help
youth become productive citizens: Caring Adults, Healthy Start
and Future, Safe Places, Marketable Skills and Opportunities to
Serve. This experience provided over 100 local students with
Marketable Skills through effective education about career
acquisition tools and opportunities.
Wicomico Mentoring Project
- Salisbury, Maryland
~Junio AmeriCorps Member duty is to assist the mentoring
coordinator at Salisbury Middle School with all duties of the
Wicomico Mentoring Project. The member will interact with
students, school staff and volunteers.
Delmarva Discovery Center –
~The Delmarva Discovery Center on the Pocomoke River serves
as a source of learning and discovery for the public through the
preservation and interpretation of its cultural and natural
heritage. The member will develop and deliver scientific
presentations, coordinate volunteer scheduling and training,
assist with live animal care and promote publicized program
Worcester County Health Dept. -
Prevention Office - Snow Hill & Berlin, Maryland
~Assist prevention specialists with the provision of
prevention services specifically directed towards youth.
Serve with specialist to assist youth in several gender specific
groups and after-school programs with a focus on prevention of
risk-behaviors (i.e., tobacco use, alcohol or other drugs,
etc.). Also participate in outreach activities to
disseminate information concerning these risk behaviors.
Worcester County Health Dept.
- Helping Adolescents Recovery Today (H.A.R.T.) - Snow Hill,
Berlin, Ocean City, Maryland
~ The AmeriCorps member helps to
educate adolescents on the dangers of substance use, goal
setting, healthy life skills and pro-social activities. The
member also works with youth and their families to develop
appropriate natural supports in the community. The target
population is high-risk adolescents in need of a stable role
model, those returning from out of home placement, or those in
danger of being placed out of the home due to behavior issues.
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