Rhode Island’s Volunteer Center and State Commission for National and Community Service
Serve Rhode Island is the state’s volunteer center and commission for national and community service, located at 655 Broad Street, Suite 202, Providence, RI 02907. Serve Rhode Island was established in 1994 to administer the AmeriCorps program of the federal government and presently administers 14 AmeriCorps programs funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service. In 2013-2014 Serve Rhode Island made grants totaling $4 million in federal and state AmeriCorps funds to support the work of over 300 AmeriCorps members assigned in Rhode Island working to meet community need. The Volunteer Center at Serve Rhode Island connects thousands of volunteers to service opportunities in the community annually.
National and Community Service
The Volunteer Center’s History
For 40 years, The Volunteer Center of Rhode Island (VCRI) connected people and opportunities for effective community service. On January 1, 2009, VCRI merged into Serve Rhode Island, creating one statewide organization dedicated to meeting the volunteer service needs of the Rhode Island community.
Serve Rhode Island
655 Broad St.
Providence, RI 02907
Mailing Address: P.O Box 72822, Providence, RI 02907
Office Hours: Monday thru Friday; 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM