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Organization

SERVE TRI-CITIES

Contact Information

1215 W Lewis Street (mail)
Pasco, WA 99301

(509) 546-0180

Focus Areas

  • Community & Nonprofit Development
  • Education & Youth

Meet community needs today. Advance community leadership for tomorrow.

We envision a community where every child is equipped with the basic skills they need to succeed as prosperous, independent, and successful members of our society.

  • About Us
    We are excited to begin our 28th year of providing services to the students of the Pasco School District and children across Benton and Franklin counties.

    The primary goal of our program is to help students improve their academic performance. Our AmeriCorps members serve as tutors in elementary schools. While serving in this primary roles, members also participate in exciting community service projects and help recruit and coordinate volunteers.

    Each September, people of all ages—and from all walks of life—are invited to join us for an an extraordinary year that transforms their lives and those who live in the communities they serve.

    As frequently a twice a month, members also gather as a large group for leadership development activities and special community projects.
  • Our Impact
    SERVICE
    Fast Facts from our first 25 years of service to the Tri-Cities (and Benton and Franklin counties):
    231,809 children and the families were made smarter, healthier, and safer
    Members served over 795,600 hours -- the equivalent of 90.76 years
    2,086 community volunteers volunteers -- they served 14,561 hours
    Our members have served with 64 organizations -- non-profit, governmental, and faith-based
    On average, our members provide intensive tutoring to 804 students each year
    70% of students benchmark after intensive tutoring from our AmeriCorps members

    LEADERSHIP ENHANCEMENT
    Whether you're an experienced leader with a successful career behind you, or someone with no training and work/service experience at all, there are many opportunities to fine-tune or develop exceptional leadership skills during your Service Year.

    If you think that's just another cliché, take just a moment and check in on the alumni page at our website.

    Learn more, do more, be more ... Leadership is an interesting and multi-faceted dynamic. Maybe you'll be at he head of the pack ... or perhaps you want to experience leading from behind and mentoring less-confident, but ready-to-learn team mates. Either way, as you provide vital services, lead projects, and organize and deliver presentations, you will gain new insights into the nature of leadership.

    You'll also come to appreciate time management, develop understanding of numerous educational strategies, learn patience, and put into practice a variety of individual and group development skills. And, you'll learn more about yourself and how you respond to the many new people, situations, and challenges you will encounter during your year of service.