Empowering Programs + Passionate Members = Powerful Change

Mentorship. Tutoring. Job Training. Food Security. Leadership.

We Make Our Impact in Oklahoma Through Service.

Mentorship. Tutoring. Job Training. Food Security. Leadership.

We Make Our Impact in Oklahoma Through Service.

Mentorship. Tutoring. Job Training. Food Security. Leadership.

We Make Our Impact in Oklahoma Through Service.

Mentorship. Tutoring. Job Training. Food Security. Leadership.

Oklahoma AmeriCorps Programs

Camp Fire Green Country

Camp Fire Green Country

Tulsa Area

AmeriCorps Members serve at-risk children and youth in 20 school-based sites throughout Tulsa utilizing the research-based Thrive Methodology, which focuses on youth development, growth mindset and achievement to increase healthy, productive pro-social behaviors.  At the end of the program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for increasing the social emotional learning of 225 pre-K-12th grade students as indicated by a change in their behaviors.

Contact Blythe Guyer, Camp Fire Green Country, 706 S Boston Ave, Tulsa, OK 74119, 918.592.2267, bguyer@tulsacampfire.org

City Year

City Year

Tulsa Area

AmeriCorps Members provide targeted in-school and after-school tutoring and mentoring for at-risk 3rd through 9th grade students in six Tulsa public schools. These tutoring and mentoring activities will improve drop-out risk indicators in attendance, behavior, and academic performance in English and math.

Contact Hailey Briggs, Program Director, City Year Tulsa, 15 E. Fifth St STE 1621, Tulsa, OK 74103 (918) 442-8665, hbriggs@cityyear.org

Healthy Futures Oklahoma Red River Community Corps

Healthy Futures Oklahoma Red River Community Corps

Statewide

AmeriCorps members support nutrition education and physical activity initiatives in communities across the State.  AmeriCorps members will also leverage 1,200 volunteers to support health related programs at host site agencies.

Contact: Natasha Franklin, 730 W. Wilshire Blvd, Suite 101, Oklahoma City, OK 73116, (405) 858-7278 nfranklin@okamericorps.com www.rrccok.org

Jennings Public Schools, Lead to Read

Jennings Public Schools, Lead to Read

Okmulgee, Lincoln, Osage, Logan, Creek, Pawnee, Okfuskee, & Payne Counties

The Lead to Read AmeriCorps program realizes the importance of literacy and shares this urgency with over 15 school districts, located in eight rural counties. AmeriCorps members are assigned core groups to provide one-on-one and small group literacy instruction to underachieving kindergarten- 5th graders.

Contact Martha Parnell, Jennings Public Schools, 600 North Oak Street, Jennings, OK 74036, (918) 757-2536, mparnell@jennings.k12.ok.us

Lilyfield, Inc.

Lilyfield, Inc.

Oklahoma City

AmeriCorps members implement the Check and Connect program to help at risk children for maltreatment to develop improved social and emotional skills.  Members also serve as mentors for these at-risk children and families in public elementary schools in south Oklahoma City.

Contact Danielle Dunrud, Lilyfield, Inc., 1841 Exchange Ave, OKC, OK 73108, (405) 602-8861, ddunrud@lilyfield.org

Little Dixie Community Action Agency School Readiness

Little Dixie Community Action Agency School Readiness

Choctaw, McCurtain & Pushmataha Counties

AmeriCorps Members serve as Individual Development Plan (IDP) coaches in 29 Head Start classrooms and three Early Head Start centers in Choctaw, McCurtain & Pushmataha counties in Southeastern Oklahoma.  Under the direction of the classroom teacher, each member helps Head Start/Early Head Start children reach their IDP goals.

Contact Cathrine Oliva, Program Director, Little Dixie Community Action Agency, 209 N. 4th, Hugo, OK 74743   (580) 326-7581, coliva@ldcaahs.org

Oklahoma Opportunities Red River Community Corps

Oklahoma Opportunities Red River Community Corps

Statewide

AmeriCorps members serve with rural and severely under resourced non-profit agencies statewide to expand the capacity, scope or reach of these partner agencies.

Contact: Natasha Franklin, 730 West Wilshire, Suite 101, Oklahoma City, OK  73116, (405) 858-7278 nfranklin@okamericorps.com www.rrccok.org

Project Transformation Oklahoma Conference of the United Methodist Church

Project Transformation Oklahoma Conference of the United Methodist Church

Bartlesville, Mangum, Muskogee, Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Moore, Enid, El Reno

Project Transformation places AmeriCorps members at summer day camps for children, ages 5-12, that are located in high poverty neighborhoods at eight low-income communities throughout Oklahoma:  Oklahoma City, Moore, Tulsa, Bartlesville, Muskogee, Enid, El Reno and Mangum.  The six hour-a-day program incorporates an individual reading and mentoring component that provides each child with a one-on-one mentor.

Contact Kelsey Ricks, 1501 NW 24th St., Oklahoma City, OK 73106, (405) 530-2010 kricks@okumc.org.

Putnam City Schools

Putnam City Schools

Oklahoma City Area

AmeriCorps members provide summer academic enrichment to 300 students entering second through fourth grade in three Title I elementary schools in the Putnam City school district. Focused enrichment activities helps ensure that there is no summer learning loss and helps students achieve at least a two month gain in literacy competencies.

Contact Amy Wright, Putnam City Schools, 5401 NW 40th, Oklahoma City, OK  73122, (405) 495-5200, Ext. 1225, awright@putnamcityschools.org.

Teach For America

Teach For America

Urban & Rural areas of Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Lawton & Muskogee

Teach for America Oklahoma places members from all academic majors and career paths that commit to at least two years to teach in urban and rural public schools in low income communities in Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Lawton and Muskogee.   Teach for America hopes to close the achievement gap that persists between students in lower and higher-income communities across Oklahoma. For twenty-nine years, Teach For America has cultivated a diverse and thriving network of leaders committed to expanding opportunity for children. Today, more than 60,000 corps members and alumni in cities across the country are reimagining education to realize the day when every child has an equal opportunity to learn, to grow, to influence, and to lead.

Contact Monica Vela, Teach for America-Tulsa area, 1202 W. Easton St., Tulsa, OK 74127, monica.vela@teachforamerica.org (918) 835-3622 x50130.  Jessica Bustillos Chavez, Teach for America-OKC area, 309 NW 13th, OKC, OK 73103, Jessica.bustilloschavez@teachforamerica.org (405) 596-3836.

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