Santa Barbara County AmeriCorps Partnership

SBC AmeriCorps Partnership

The Best of America

AmeriCorps is a network of national service programs, made up of three primary programs that each take a different approach to improving lives and fostering civic engagement. AmeriCorps members commit their time to address critical community needs like increasing academic achievement, mentoring youth, fighting poverty, sustaining national parks, preparing for disasters, and more. YouTube Page


To learn more about the national program, click here.


Serving Veterans and People Experiencing Homelessness

In this partnership AmeriCorps members address homelessness, with a focus on veterans, as it's a critical community need in Santa Barbara County. 


Outreach and Homelessness

For more info


Santa Barbara County AmeriCorps Partnership and United Way

In Santa Barbara County, on any given night there are over 1,860 individuals experiencing homelessness.

We know it is a problem.

It is our privilege to fight to house the people in our county.

United Way and AmeriCorps



2020-2021 Recruitment
Apply Now and start serving with AmeriCorps November 2, 2020!



We're still accepting applications for the 2020-2021 Santa Barbara County AmeriCorps Partnership term.

 Apply now if you're interested in making a difference and helping all of our neighbors have a home for good!

AmeriCorps and United Way

Home For Good Santa Barbara County AmeriCorps Partnership Member Position Description 

Focus Areas

  • Street Outreach 
  • Housing Placement
  •  Housing Support 
  • Volunteer Recruitment

Benefits of Service*

  • Full-time member monthly stipend $1,425.00
  • Part-time member monthly stipend $750.00
  • Health Insurance for full-time members
  • Childcare for full-time members
  • Education award (can be transferred to family members)
  • Loan forbearance
  • Professional growth and networking
  • Experience working in social services, mental health field, public service, case management
  • Training to help you succeed beyond AmeriCorps!


  • Must be 17 years or older
  • Have or be willing to obtain a high school diploma or GED
  • Pass a criminal background check
  • Reliable transportation or be able to use public transportation effectively
  • Willing to serve a diverse population of individuals from various economic, social, racial and cultural backgrounds with empath and awareness.


  • NOW!
  • Start serving November 2, 2020


  • Throughout Santa Barbara County (Santa Maria, Lompoc, Santa Barbara)


*AmeriCorps members that successfully complete full-time or part-time approved service hours and contractual obligations may be eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award (Segal AmeriCorps Education Award). Members may use the education award to pay for current education expenses at an eligible institution, to repay qualified student loans, or both. for more info.

Also look at these AmeriCorps VISTA Opportunities!



Home for Good Santa Barbara County Resources

(Standard Intakes, VI-SPDATs, ROIs, etc.)

Resources for providers

Resources for beneficiaries 


Forms and Handouts

Agreement To Receive Mail

Assistance Dog Special Allowance

Assistance Dog Special Allowance SSDI

Assistance Dogs Info CDSS

​Bed Bug Preparation Checklist ​

Birth Certificate CA Certified Copy Request

Birth Certificate Request Santa Barbara County

Birth Certificate Fee Waiver Affidavit

Brown Bag Program Application

California Lifeline Request Sheet

Catholic Charities

CHC Housing Locations

CHC Rental Application

DD214 Request Standard Form

Document Ready Checklist

EasyLift Application

Faulding Hotel Application


HACC Intake Form

HACSB Local Ranking Preferences

HACSB Notice of Change

HACSB Pre-Application Update Form


HACSB Section 8 Verification of Homelessness for Local Preference

HACSB TBRA Pre-Application (SD Only)

Homeless Outreach Form

Homeless and Veteran Verification Form For SBC AmeriCorps

Hydrex -- Bed Bug Prep Sheet

Limited Release of Information

Mental Health SBC

MTD Mobility Pass ID Application

OrgCode A Week of Meaningful Activities

OrgCode Crisis Plan

OrgCode Exit Planning

OrgCode Guest Policy

OrgCode Honest Monthly Budget

OrgCode Quality of Life Survey

OrgCode Readiness Ruler

OrgCode Risk Assessment

Peoples' Self-Help Housing Application with Instructions

Peoples' Self-Help Housing Santa Barbara and Ventura County Properties

Reunification Form

Skilled Nursing Facilities List

SSA Card Replacement Application

SSA Disability Application ​

St Vincents Application ​

Supporting People In Housing

Transaction Tracker Explanation of Form

Transaction Tracker Form

Unity Shoppe Referral Form

VASH Referral

VA Appointment of Individual As Representative

VA Appointment of VSO As Representative

VA Evidence of Disability

VA Release Info to VA

VA ROI Medical Provider

Vet Assist Agency Referral Form

Vet Assist Brochure

Vet Assit Qualification