Education

Find out more about serving with AmeriCorps in an education focused program below! 

AmeriCorps members receive a modest living allowance and an education award for future or past education expenses. Additional benefits such as supplemental health insurance, loan deferment, and childcare vary by program. Read frequently asked questions about serving in AmeriCorps here and then contact programs you're interested in to learn more! 

Scroll down to see all of our amazing education program opportunities! Visit the program's webpage to learn more and sign up. 

Alpine Achievers Initiative

Provides math and literacy tutoring both in and out of school in rural Colorado.

Program Manager Contact: Julia Makowski,  julia@alpineachievers.org

Alpine Achievers Initiative

 

Learn more about Alpine Achievers Here!

Artist Year Colorado

Provides student-centered arts education to economically-disadvantaged students.

Program Manager Contact Information: Margo Drakos, margo.drakos@artistyear.org

Artist Year

 

Learn more about Artist Year Here!

City Year Denver

Supports struggling students with in-school academic support and encourages school engagement in Denver Public Schools.

Program Manager Contact Information: Josh Shald, jshald@cityyear.org.

City Year Denver

 

Learn more about City Year Denver Here!

Colorado HIPPYCorps

Supports families with preschool children to increase school readiness and academic success. 

Program Manager Contact Information: Jackie Cordova, jackie@parentpossible.org

HIPPY Colorado

 

Learn more about Colorado HIPPYCorps Here!

Colorado Reading Corps

Help students become better, more confident readers. Choose to serve in a preschool classroom or one-on-one with K-3rd graders.

Program Manager Contact Information: Briana Schlesinger, BrianaS@youthforachange.org

Colorado reading corps

 

Learn more about Colorado Reading Corps Here!

Corps for a Change

Provides support and resources for high school students and their families with a focus on reducing the school dropout rate and increasing the graduation rate. A program of Colorado Youth for a Change.

Program Manager Contact Information: Alayna Shaw, alaynas@youthforachange.org

Colorado Youth for a Change

 

Learn more about Corps for a Change Here!

CSU Extension Education Support AmeriCorps

Provide tutoring and classroom support to mitigate learning loss. Also, provide substitute teaching to classrooms when no other options exist. This position is responding to the critical substitute teacher shortage currently occurring in Colorado. 

Program Manager Contact Information: Melinda Macpherson, melinda.macpherson@colostate.edu

Colorado State University Extension

 

Learn more about CSUE Education Support Here! 

CSU Extension 4-H STEM Initiative

Spark an interest in STEM by providing in and out of school programming for underserved students and at-risk youth.

Program Manager Contact Information: Melinda Macpherson, melinda.macpherson@colostate.edu

Colorado State University Extension

 

Learn more about CSU-Extension Here!

Math Corps

Helps 4-8th graders who are struggling in math by providing evidence-based support in small groups. A program of Colorado Youth for a Change.

Program Manager Contact Information: Christina Mijares,  christinam@youthforachange.org

Math Corps

 

Learn more about Math Corps Here!

Rural Alliance for Dignity

Helps to increase access to resources in rural communities by serving at a homeless shelter, food pantries, schools, and more. A program of La Puente Home.

Program Contact Information: TJ Mendez, director.volunteers@lapuente.net

Rural Alliance for Dignity Serving Colorado

 

Learn more about RAD Here!

Reading Partners

Empower elementary school students to become stronger readers in the Denver Metro Area. 

Program Manager Contact Information: Brett Butler, brett.butler@readingpartners.org.

Reading Partners

 

Learn more about Reading Partners Here! 

TeamUP AmeriCorps

Supports family well being through coaching on early literacy, providing food, and mentoring children after school. A program of United Way of Southwest Colorado.

Program Manager Contact Information: Al Huckins, alh@unitedway-swco.org

Team UP Southwest Colorado

 

Learn more about TeamUP AmeriCorps Here! 

YouthPower 365 Peak Pathfinders

Provides wrap-around support, extended learning opportunities, mentoring, and caregiver engagement to 6-12th graders in Eagle County, Colorado.

Program Manager Contact Information: Walter Gilles, wgilles@vvf.org.

Vail Valley Foundation Youth Power 365 Every child every day

 

Learn more about YouthPower 365 Here!