Welcome to AmeriCorps Cape Cod

Since 1999, Barnstable County’s AmeriCorps Cape Cod program has engaged service-minded adults to fulfill a variety of environmental and disaster preparedness needs across Cape Cod. Each year we recruit, train, and host 24 national service members, who make an 11-month full-time volunteer commitment to Cape Cod. Our program, supported by Barnstable County and the AmeriCorps federal agency, is dedicated to bringing in skilled young professionals to serve on capacity building projects for municipal governments and non-profit organizations across all 15 towns of the Cape. Our focus areas include natural resource management, disaster preparedness and response, environmental education, and volunteer engagement.

Whether removing invasive plant species on conservation land, propagating oysters with a local shellfish department, staffing regional emergency shelters during a Nor’easter, or educating kids about the importance of water quality, we strive to meet the diverse and dynamic needs of the Cape Cod community.

 



News

AmeriCorps Cape Cod Honors Year 25 Graduates

July 16, 2024 (Barnstable, MA) – On July 25th, the AmeriCorps Cape Cod program will celebrate 18 graduating members who have each completed 11 months and 1,700 hours of public service. These dedicated individuals have worked on crucial projects that protect the Cape’s natural resources, prepare for disasters, educate the community, and engage volunteers. 

The public is invited to join the graduation ceremony to honor these dedicated individuals and their significant contributions to the Cape Cod community.

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Let’s Keep the Cape Cod Canal Clean!

AmeriCorps Cape Cod is partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to host the 23rd Annual Cape Cod Canal Clean-Up and it’s just one month away! Join us on […]

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AmeriCorps Cape Cod Seeks Proposals to Support Local Partners

March 28, 2024 (Barnstable, MA) – AmeriCorps Cape Cod will be holding informational sessions on Wednesday, April 10th, and Thursday, April 11th, for organizations interested in applying for an Individual Placement for the 2024-2025 program year. Organizations wishing to apply are required to attend one of the meetings. Final proposals will be due Friday, May 17th.

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AmeriCorps Cape Cod: A Week to Remember!

What better time to celebrate ACC’s 25th Anniversary and 30 Years of AmeriCorps than during AmeriCorps Week?! Thank you to all the alumni, current members, and community partners that joined […]

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AmeriCorps Cape Cod Hosts MLK Day Community Event to Unite and Serve Cape Cod 

   January 5, 2024 (Barnstable, MA) – On Monday January 15th, AmeriCorps Cape Cod will be hosting a special Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (MLK Day) community event dedicated to supporting local organizations in their […]

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Celebrating AmeriCorps Cape Cod’s 25 Years of Service and One Million Hours of Impact

The 25th Anniversary and reaching one million hours of service mark a significant milestone this year for AmeriCorps Cape Cod! Did you know? Our dedicated AmeriCorps members have contributed an […]

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