AmeriCorps Community Partnership


AmeriCorps Community Partnership

Strengthen your volunteer program. Host a VIP!

Ready to get things done? Contact Kim Lesnau at (858) 637-3391 or

Jewish Family Service is proud to host the AmeriCorps Volunteer Infrastructure Project (VIP) for San Diego County. JFS will train and coach AmeriCorps VIP Fellows in the best practices of volunteer recruitment and management. They will then be placed within nonprofits throughout the community to develop and enhance existing volunteer programs.

We serve. We lead. We get things done. We are VIP.

Through the Volunteer Infrastructure Project (VIP), teams of AmeriCorps members are placed in communities to provide infrastructure support for volunteer programs in service organizations across California. Through 1,700 hours of service, Fellows build the systems necessary for organizations to have volunteer programs for years to come, ensuring that services can continue to those most in need. VIP Fellows work behind-the-scenes of service, allowing volunteers to take part in necessary programs and ensuring that the community’s needs are met.

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Check out the 2018-19 AmeriCorps VIP Host Sites!

Feeding San Diego
International Rescue Committee Jewish Family Service of San Diego
Kitchens for Good
MANA de San Diego
North County Lifeline
Serving Seniors
Support The Enlisted Project
Syrian Community Network
Words Alive

For more information, contact Kim Lesnau at (858) 637-3391 or

Meet the 2017-2018 Americorps VIP Fellows

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Turk Family Center
8804 Balboa Ave.
San Diego, CA  92123

All communication is strictly confidential.

2018-19 service term applications open March 1, 2018


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