What is PMSC?
Pennsylvania Mountain Service Corps, PMSC, is a local initiative of AmeriCorps. This National Service Movement engages thousands of Americans of all ages and backgrounds in a domestic Peace Corps. Members serve their communities in the areas of education, environment, public safety, and human needs and receive a living stipend, educational monies, and a wealth of experience.
Located in Southwest and South Central Pennsylvania, PMSC provides service opportunities through nonprofit or government organizations across a 16,000 square mile region.
“PMSC AmeriCorps engages individuals in intensive service each year at nonprofits, schools, public agencies, and community and faith-based groups across the Alleghenies.“
What We Do
- Education: Tutor and mentor k-12 students and provide educational enrichment programs
- Environment: Address water quality issues, restore and maintain environmental infrastructure
- Social Services: Support victims of violence and abuse, connect disadvantaged to services, empower people with mental illness
- Capacity Building: Conduct community meetings, recruit and train volunteers