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AmeriCorps Seniors (Formerly Senior Corps/RSVP)


Organizational Information

Parent Organization

Corporation for National and Community Service

Vision, Mission and/or Purpose of Organization

The AmeriCorps Seniors is one of the largest volunteer efforts in the nation. The local project serves, Clarion, Indiana,and Jefferson Counties. AmeriCorps Seniors-RSVP recruits and engages people age 55 and older in a diverse range of volunteer activities assisting local non-profit organizations meet their goals.

History of Organization

Spnosored by Community Action, Inc. since 1971.


Corporation for National and Community Service

Legal Structure

Non-profit corporation

Funding Sources

Corporation for National and Community Service

Contact Information

Key Leader(s)

Cheryl Shellhammer -  AmeriCorps Seniors Director

Contact Person(s)

Cheryl Shellhammer - AmeriCorps Seniors Director

Web Addresses

Primary Address

Community Action, Inc
105 Grace Way
Punxsutawney, PA, 15767-1209

Additional Addresses

Community Action, Inc
105 Grace Way
Punxsutawney, PA, 15767-1209

Service Information

Service Area

Clarion, Indiana, and Jefferson Counties

Service Description

Volunteer opportunities for individuals over the age of 55.


Volunteer, mentor, tutor, meals on wheels, knit, crochet, food bank, Environment, reading.

Available Hours

8:30 am - 4:30 pm / Monday through Friday

Fees/Cost for Services


Eligibility Requirements

Fifty-five years of age or older.

Required Documentation

Birthdate, Drivers license # for insurance eligibilty.

Miscellaneous Information

Speaker Available


Volunteer Use


Volunteer Need