AmeriCorps Members

GREAT NEWS!
Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh is accepting applications for our AmeriCorps Project Coordinators (2 openings) serving August 5, 2017-June 29, 2018.

To apply click here. Deadline to apply is June 20, 2017 (apply now as applicants are accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled!)

Rebuilding Together CapacityCorps is a National Direct AmeriCorps program with AmeriCorps members serving 10 months at Rebuilding Together affiliates around the country from August 7, 2016, through June 30, 2017. Members help improve the lives of low-income homeowners through hands-on home repairs and community outreach while earning an education award to help with educational expenses.
We recently welcomed the incoming 2016-17 class of AmeriCorps Rebuilding Together CapacityCorps members!
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Bethany Dickerson, AmeriCorps Home Repair Coordinator
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Sarah Tiffany-Appleton, AmeriCorps House Captain
Bethany Dickerson is back at Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh for a second year of service through CapacityCorps! Bethany is an artist, adventurer, outdoor enthusiast, and an AmeriCorps national service member. She graduated from Alfred University with a Bachelors in Fine Arts and minor in Art History. Bethany was drawn to Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh by her compassion for people and desire to work hands-on making a positive impact at the community. She deeply enjoys connecting with homeowners and volunteers. As a new Pittsburgher, these personal histories inspire commitment and pride in her community involvement. Until now, Bethany has always lived in a small towns and she is quickly falling in love with all the city has to offer.
Sarah Tiffany-Appleton is thrilled to join Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh as an AmeriCorps House Captain. New to Pittsburgh, Sarah grew up in California and attended Reed College in Portland, OR. She graduated in 2014 with a B.A. in Studio Art, and afterwards dabbled in fabrication and prop-building. In 2013, Sarah began volunteering with the non-profit Open Architecture Portland, where she collaborated with architects to design and build small-scale projects for local community groups. This experience instilled in Sarah a love of serving her community, a passion she is excited to continue in Pittsburgh with Rebuilding Together. In her spare time, Sarah enjoys exploring her new home, goofing around with her cattledog, Robbie, climbing tall things, and cooking for friends.
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Kyle Sharp, AmeriCorps House Captain
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Ian Wintermyer, AmeriCorps House Captain
Kyle Sharp is 25 year old former resident of East Canton, Ohio. He graduated in 2014 from Bowling Green State University with a BFA in Creative Writing. Following a year of working odd jobs, he applied to the Americorps program to serve a year as a House Captain with Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh. He serves mainly in the Homewood area of the city, one of RTP’s Impact Neighborhoods. During his free time, Kyle peruses the many libraries Pittsburgh has to offer. He is looking forward to exploring the city further, as well as garnering a grander knowledge of non-profits and honing his skills as a member of RTP’s Construction Team.
Ian has lived in Pittsburgh for one year. Originally moving here with his wife and 2 year old daughter to serve with the AmeriCorps Compass program. After completing his term of service, he signed up for another year here at Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh. Ian was originally born in Baltimore, MD- but moved around Pennsylvania through his childhood. At 12 he lost the ability to walk unassisted, after a series of spinal cord and foot surgeries and 12 years of intense physical therapy he regained some function and went to college, got married, and moved to Pittsburgh.