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RFP Announcement: Host an AmeriCorps or AmeriCorps*VISTA member

The Oregon State Service Corps and the Clara Barton VISTA Corps will be accepting proposals from area non-profits, schools and government agencies to host AmeriCorps and/or AmeriCorps*VISTA members for the 2008 - 2009 service year.

AmeriCorps Informational Meetings will be held in the Portland and Salem areas January 14th and 15th to discuss the proposal and selection process.

Learn: * Why hosting an AmeriCorps or AmeriCorps*VISTA member is beneficial to your organization * What types of service AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps*VISTA members perform * How to apply to be a sponsor site

Join us: Portland, Wednesday, January 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm at the American Red Cross Board Room, 3131 N Vancouver Ave, Portland, Oregon

Salem:  Wednesday, January 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm, North Neighborhood Resource Center, 945 Columbia Street, NE, Salem, Oregon  

Beaverton:  Thursday, January 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm at the Beaverton Library in the Conference Room - 1st Floor, 12375 SW 5th St, Beaverton, Oregon

For more information on the Oregon State Service Corps and Clara Barton VISTA Corps, please visit http://www.oregonredcross.org/general_calltoaction.asp?CTA=4&SN=201&OP=2745&IDCapitulo=663B0ID44V.

For more information on AmeriCorps in general, please check out www.americorps.gov. To learn more about AmeriCorps in Oregon, visit www.oregonvolunteers.org.

If you cannot attend a meeting but would like more information, please contact Mark Johnson, Oregon State Service Corps Program Director, at [email protected], or Maighie Fitzgerald, Clara Barton VISTA Corps Project Supervisor, at [email protected].

Jen Sedell | AmeriCorps Specialist American Red Cross

Oregon Trail Chapter 3131 N. Vancouver Avenue, Portland, OR 97227 (503) 528-5636 (p) | (503) 816-2399 (c) | (503) 284-2835 (f) [email protected] │ www.oregonredcross.org

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