Commonwealth Corps Alumni Newsletter: April 2023

Published on
Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Dear CC Alumni,

Happy Spring! We hope you're enjoying the warmer weather. We're reaching out to share some exciting news and updates. Commonwealth Corps has just announced our partnership with 14 nonprofit agencies for the 2023-2024 service term, and the recruitment for next year's members has begun (see details below).

Please, spread the word with your family, friends, and network about the upcoming service term, and read on for other ways you can get involved with our program!

Thank you so much for continuing to support the Commonwealth Corps community!

News & Updates

Commonwealth Corps 2023-2024 Service Term

We're excited to announce our 2023-2024 partnerships with 14 nonprofit agencies to help address the community needs in the Commonwealth. Host site partners provide ongoing support and professional development to their service members, who are placed with their agency for 10 months to provide direct service and build capacity.

This Year's Host Site partners:

  • Boston Outdoor Preschool Network
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro South
  • Central Berkshire Habitat for Humanity
  • Four Corners Main Street, Inc.
  • Friends of the Rafael Hernandez School, Inc.
  • International Institute of New England
  • Kids in Tech, Inc
  • Madison Park Development Corporation
  • Nevins Memorial Library
  • New Entry Sustainable Farming Project
  • Perkins School for the Blind
  • Regional Environmental Council
  • THRIVE Communities of Massachusetts
  • Whale and Dolphin Conservation, Inc.

In addition, all member positions are now posted on our website! Please spread the word about this opportunity to serve with our program and reach out with any questions by emailing Marlene Rojas, CC Program Associate.

CC Community Advisory Committee

We are excited to share with you the new members of the Community Advisory Committee (CAC). All Committee Members have a shared commitment to the mission of CC and a desire to help improve the program’s ability to carry out that mission in an equitable and inclusive way. The 10 Committee Members’ valuable input will be used in making real decisions and changes for the program. Responsibilities of the CAC may include:

  1. Review CC priorities and track progress regarding the program’s commitment to Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.
  2. Advise overall decision making of the CC program
  3. Review CC policies and procedures and make suggestions for changes
  4. Provide suggestions and ideas to inform program design and implementation
  5. Support and inform recruitment and promotion efforts for the program

The CAC will help inform and shape CC for each program year and for years to come. Meet the members here!

Events & Engagement

CC Alumni Survey

The CC team needs your feedback on how to make the Commonwealth Corps program better for future, current, and past members. Please fill out this 20 minute survey about your experience in the Commonwealth Corps to help guide the program going forward. If you complete the survey by 11:59pm on May 19th, you will be automatically entered to win a $25 gift card!

You can find the survey here. Please reach out to Commonwealth Corps Fellow Max Macort ( with any questions or concerns.

Become an Ambassador!

Interested in taking on a leadership role in helping to recruit next year’s members? Consider becoming a CC Alumni Ambassador! Learn more here.

Update your contact information

We would like to keep in contact with all of our alumni. Please take a moment to fill out this quick form and to stay in touch with the Commonwealth Corps community!

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