This AmeriCorps Life

This AmeriCorps Life

By Arizona Serve
A new podcast by members, for members: past, present, and future.
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FRUIT FOR THOUGHT
AmeriCorps State members Nolan Rose and Jessy Forelli sit down with host, Sarah Haber and chat about their service with refugee relief. Rose serves as the Refugee Program Associate at Iskahitaa Refugee Network, combing food preservation with refugee relief. Forelli serves as the SOT Program Support Associate for International Rescue Committee. To find out more information on their work, visit https://www.iskashitaa.org/ and https://www.rescue.org/united-states/tucson-az. 
26:23
February 11, 2020
WHO'S THAT INTRO GUY?
Curious as to who the man behind the intro is? AmeriCorps VISTA Emily Carey sits down with Rich Ormond, Director of Career Service at Prescott College.  Hear about his work with Prescott College as well as his experience in National Service as a PeaceCorps volunteer. 
19:17
January 28, 2020
I STILL HAVE A DREAM
AmeriCorps VISTA Prescott Team Leader Emily Carey sits down with community member Kendra Hobbs with the Martin Luther King Jr. Peace and Justice Committee.  Tune in to hear all of their hard work that they've done to put together this years Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service celebration held on Monday January 20th 2020.  Interested in in signing up to volunteer? You can sign up here! https://signup.com/go/YxurZWS
26:20
January 14, 2020
NEVER A TYPICAL DAY
Listen to the creative tactics AmeriCorps VISTA, Kelsey Weed is implementing to tackle the opioid epidemic as the Integrated Care Program Specialist from La Frontera's Hope Center.
19:57
December 31, 2019
STEPS TO HELPING YOUR COMMUNITY
AmeriCorps VISTA Team Leader Emily Carey sit down with Jesus Gutierrez, volunteer coordinator of Stepping Stones Agency. Stepping Stones is dedicated to ending intimate violence in all forms and promoting individual self-sufficiency, personal growth, self-worth and resiliency in the adults and children that we are committed to serve. They also partner with Arizona Serve for Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service.   If anyone is interested in serving with Arizona Serve on MLK Day you can sign up here: https://signup.com/go/YxurZWS
19:58
December 10, 2019
WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE BOOK?
We are here in Tucson!! Sarah Haber sits down with AmeriCorps VISTA, Brieanna Chillious serving with Make Way For Books Foundation as their Digital Division Specialist.  Hear about their incredible work with early literacy initiatives here in Tucson! Have any questions? You can reach Breianna at brieanna@makewayforbooks.org. Find out more information on Arizona Serve at our website: http://arizonaserve.org/ Interested in the Make Way For Books App? Find out more here: https://makewayforbooks.org/app/
29:50
December 3, 2019
A PATH TO SERVICE
Arizona Serve's AmeriCorps VISTA Prescott Team Leader, Emily Carey sits down with VISTA alum, Molly Peterson. Molly served with Prevent Child Abuse Arizona as their Fund Development Assistant. Check out how her path led her to service!
21:19
November 21, 2019
LOST EPISODE
Check out this lost episode that was made this past summer up in Prescott. We chatted with our VISTA member serving with Yavapai CASA 4 Kids Foundation, Katie Retwaiut. Just in time for their annual Costumes 4 Kids 5k event happening Sunday October 27th!
27:12
November 21, 2019
A HIDDEN GEM IN PRESCOTT
In this latest episode, Sarah Haber sits down with 2 gentlemen who really rock. Eric Welsh and Giovanni Hernandez of GEM Environmental, a community partner of Arizona Serve, discuss the great geological field work opportunities at their organization.
33:27
November 21, 2019
I KNOW ABOUT THAT AMERICORPS LIFE (MLK SPECIAL EPISODE)
Martin Luther King Jr. Day is coming up Monday, January 21st 2019. Sarah Haber sits down with AmeriCorps alum Brittini Ward to discuss the big plans for the special day as well as Brittini's experience as an AmeriCorps member.
22:17
November 21, 2019
THE ART OF PERSUASION
Sarah Haber sits down with AmeriCorps VISTA Mona Stephens of Yavapai CASA For Kids Foundation where they discuss how to better market yourself.
22:49
November 21, 2019
MISSING THOSE NEW YORK BAGELS
Sarah Haber sits down with AmeriCorps VISTA Lacey Carlock serving with the West Yavapai Guidance Clinic Foundation as they discuss what it's like leaving New York and coming to Arizona.
29:44
November 21, 2019
IT’S PRONOUNCED TWO-SAN NOT TUC-SUN
Renee App the Tucson VISTA Team Leader visits Prescott and discusses life as a leader for our Arizona Serve Team!
26:21
November 21, 2019
SEXUAL VIOLENCE AWARENESS: COMMUNITY FRAMEWORK, BOYS TO MEN
Sarah Haber sits down with AmeriCorps VISTA Jordan Thompson of Boys To Men Mentoring to discuss the Prescott Sexual Violence Awareness Conference which Jordan was the driving force behind. The Conference will be Saturday, November 10th from 12pm-7pm at the Adult Center of Prescott.
24:12
November 21, 2019
TALKING THROUGH TIN CANS
Sarah Haber, AmeriCorps VISTA Leader, hosts this authentic look at what it means to be an Arizona Serve AmeriCorps member in both Yavapai and Pima County.
25:36
November 21, 2019