What We Do & Where

The mission of AmeriCorps Youth Launch is to provide opportunities for students to lead successful, rewarding and productive lives. AmeriCorps Members build valuable developmental assets, instill civic engagement and help young people find the “sparks” that ignite their passions in life.

What We Do:

  • After School Programming
  • Academic Assistance
  • Enrichment Activities
  • Mentoring Programs
  • Service Learning
  • Volunteer Recruitment

Where We Serve:

AmeriCorps Youth Launch serves six counties in southern Iowa, including Decatur, Ringgold, Clarke, Union, Wayne and Lucas counties. AmeriCorps members serve in school-based and/or community-based host sites, developing and strengthening programs that promote positive youth development. The following are the AmeriCorps sites, where members are currently serving:

Decatur:

Lamoni Community Schools
The Alley Youth Center
Graceland University
 

Ringgold:

Mount Ayr Community Schools
Sites For Learning
 

Clarke:

Clarke Community Schools
Clarke County Extension Office
Life-Line Resources
 

Union:

East Union Schools
Union County Extension Office
 
 

Lucas:

Lucas County Extension Office
 
 

Wayne:

Currently seeking site applications

 

 

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