AmeriCorps Cape Cod Officially Welcomes Year 21 Members at Swearing-in Ceremony
September 25, 2019 – Today 21 new AmeriCorps Cape Cod members took the pledge of service administered by AmeriCorps Cape Cod Program Coordinator Kayla Baier on the front steps of the Superior Courthouse at the Barnstable County Complex this morning. The event was attended by many of the service partners that the AmeriCorps Cape Cod members will serve over the next ten months.
Barnstable County Commissioner Ronald Bergstrom (Chairman), Commissioner Mary Pat Flynn (Vice-Chair), County Administrator Jack Yunits, Jr., and the 2019-2020 Service Partners were all in attendance. Chairman Bergstrom delivered welcoming remarks.
The members are a diverse group of trained adults who will serve various towns, County, State, Federal, and Nonprofit entities on Cape Cod, focusing on the areas of natural resource management, disaster preparedness and response, environmental education, and volunteer engagement.
AmeriCorps Cape Cod is funded by Barnstable County and through grants from the Massachusetts Service Alliance and the Corporation for National and Community Service. AmeriCorps Cape Cod is managed through the Barnstable County Resource Development Office. For more information about AmeriCorps Cape Cod, contact the Barnstable County Resource Development Office at (508) 375-6869 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following is a list of organizations that AmeriCorps Cape Cod members will be serving this year:
|Barnstable Clean Water Coalition
|Barnstable County’s Cape Cod Cooperative Extension
|Barnstable Land Trust
|Brewster Conservation Trust
|Cape Cod National Seashore- Fire Management
|Cape Cod National Seashore
|Center for Coastal Studies
|International Fund for Animal Welfare
|Mass Audubon Coastal Waterbird Program/Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary
|Orleans Conservation Trust
|The 300 Committee Land Trust / Falmouth Conservation Commission
|Town of Barnstable Natural Resources
|Town of Brewster Department of Natural Resources
|Town of Chatham Department of Natural Resources/ Chatham Conservation Foundation
|Town of Dennis Department of Natural Resources
|Town of Falmouth, MA (Shellfish & Biological Services Division)
|Town of Falmouth Department of Public Works, Parks Division
|Town of Harwich Conservation and Cemetery Departments Harwich Conservation Trust
|Town of Orleans’ Department of Natural Resources
|Town of Sandwich, Department of Natural Resources
|Waquoit bay National Estuarine Research Reserve/ Friends of Mashpee National Wildlife Refuge
|Wellfleet Health & Conservation, and Shellfish Department
|West Barnstable Fire Department
|Town of Yarmouth
|Barnstable County REPC