Moving Forward NOVA

CASA is honored to receive funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to implement a series of programs in Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. Find more information about AmeriCorps programs.

Moving Forward NOVA

The Moving Forward NOVA program is focused on providing a set of financial education and supportive wrap-around family services such as employment placement, pathways to higher education and trades, to support immigrant and low-income people fully engage in the social systems in Virginia. This project is coordinated and hosted by CASA, funded in part by the AmeriCorps Program and The Virginia Office on Volunteerism and Community Service (OVCS).


CASA’s Americorps Program in Virginia

CASA launched its Virginia program in 2016, thanks to the support of the Virginia Office on Volunteerism and Community Service. To maximize economic opportunities, CASA provides one-on-one and group-based financial education activities focused on preparing a household budget, credit management, and banking. CASA also helps eligible Lawful Permanent Residents apply for American citizenship.

AmeriCorps members are based at CASA’s Woodbridge and Falls Church offices.

Qualifications / Enrollment Requirements for AmeriCorps members

  • U.S. Citizen or U.S. Legal Permanent Resident (recently naturalized citizens are encouraged to apply).
  • At least 17 years old.
  • A high school diploma or GED or agree to obtain one during the service year.
  • Excellent English writing and language skills (bilingual in Spanish, French, Korean, Mandarin, Thai, or Hindi preferred).
  • Access to personal transportation preferred.
  • Pass a national service criminal history check of the national sex-offender registry, state repository check (Maryland and state of residence), and FBI fingerprint check.

Note: The AmeriCorps member will not be allowed to perform duties that violate the AmeriCorps Prohibited Activities or fall outside of the program goals.

Contact us

VIRGINIA - (571)421-0778 or (571)421-3995

CASA tiene el honor de recibir fondos de la Corporación de Servicios Nacionales y Comunitarios (CNCS) para implementar una serie de programas en Maryland, Virginia y Pensilvania. Encuentre más información sobre los programas de AmeriCorps.

Requisitos de calificación / inscripción para miembros de AmeriCorps

  • Ciudadano de EE. UU. O residente permanente legal de EE. UU.
  • Al menos 17 años de edad.
  • Un diploma de escuela secundaria o GED o acepta ganar uno durante el año de servicio.
  • Excelentes habilidades de escritura y lenguaje en inglés (se prefiere bilingüe en español, francés, coreano, mandarín, tailandés o hindi).
  • Acceso al transporte personal preferido.
  • Pase un chequeo de antecedentes penales del Servicio Nacional de Registro de Delincuentes Sexuales, Cheque de Depósito del Estado (Maryland y Estado de Residencia) y Cheque de Huellas Digitales del FBI.

Nota: El miembro de AmeriCorps no podrá realizar tareas que violen las Actividades prohibidas de AmeriCorps o que estén fuera de los objetivos del programa.


VIRGINIA - (571)421-0778 o (571)421-3995

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