Below are the 2018-2019 AmeriCorps members serving with the GoodSkills Literacy Corps at Rappahannock Goodwill.
Johanna Fingerhut, Aaron Maldonado, Tossia McDonald, Kimbra Staten, Donna Tocci, Nicole Williams, Francis Del Castillo Cordova, Cynthia Chambers, Nona Rector, Zikima Valentin, Anacelis Melendez, and Hijie Dahilog are located at the Goodwill facility on Market Street. Their primary focus will be one-on-one tutoring to increase area residents’ reading, writing, math, and computer skills as well as helping them prepare for GED and employment-related examinations.
Open Position will be working with Rappahannock United Way, a Goodwill partner, on programs to recruit and train volunteers who will assist in increasing financial literacy and providing free financial counseling and regional tax preparation.
Amanda Fetzer is supporting Piedmont Regional Adult and Career Education Programs, which is also a Goodwill partner in increasing literacy throughout the region. She will assisting with programs which help adults with the academic and work force skills they need to successfully transition into college, careers, and responsible citizenship.
Evan Williams is supporting Culpeper area in Digital Literacy. She will assisting with programs which help adults with the academic and work force skills they need to successfully transition into college, careers, and responsible citizenship.
Genise Hayden, Susan Calhoun-Sousie and Adrienne Oliver are teacher’s aides in classes for English language learners run by Rappahannock Area Regional Adult Education, another Goodwill partner, at Spotsylvania Career and Technical School, Central Rappahannock Regional Library branches, and Gayle Middle School in Spotsylvania and Stafford counties and City of Fredericksburg. They will also be providing one-on-one tutoring and leading English conversation sessions and a citizenship study group.