AFACTR AmeriCorp

by Erika Avendano
Published: September 8, 2021 (2 weeks ago)





The mission of the AFACTR AmeriCorps program is to strengthen Humboldt County communities and families through collaborative work with Family Resource Centers and Child Welfare Services. By providing families with case management and  increasing the awareness of local resources, members are helping to reduce family isolation, create healthy families and improve outcomes of children and families who are in need and/or at risk for child abuse. The primary purpose of the program is to help prevent child abuse in Humboldt County.


AFACTR (Assisting Families to Access Change through Resources) AmeriCorps is a program administered by Redwood Community Action Agency and is currently accepting applications.  6 member positions are scheduled to begin Mid-September. Applications will continue to be accepted until all positions are filled.  Apply now!

TO APPLY: go to and fill out an application.  Then apply to AFACTR-PATH AmeriCorps. If you have questions please contact Erika Avendaño at [email protected] or call (707)269-2047.


Compensation and benefits: All members receive a $17,750.00 living allowance for the term which is paid twice monthly in equal increments, an education award of $6,345.00 and student loans can be put in forbearance during your term of service. Other benefits include: basic health insurance, child care benefits if eligible, training, member development, a very supportive network of members and staff and being part of a nationwide group of hundreds of AmeriCorps members making a difference in our communities.