National Service Blog
by CNCS Staff
As she attended classes in the California Bay Area, Naomi Shachter was struck by AmeriCorps’ ability to transform the lives of students in her high school. AmeriCorps members served as mentors, advocates, teachers, and friends. “I saw what a big difference service in the community could make,” she said.
Now Naomi is returning the favor.
As an AmeriCorps member and volunteer coordinator with the national non-profit Reading Partners, Naomi recruits, trains, and coaches volunteers at the program’s Washington, DC, location. Naomi is one of many AmeriCorps members contributing to the success of the organization’s volunteer mobilization efforts.
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