Meet Our AmeriCorps Team

Our Two Roles

  • Java Joy Program Leaders

    Java Joy is a job skills training program within ESP that empowers adults with disabilities to gain confidence, learn job-applicable skills, and advance their abilities through a mobile coffee cart. In fulfilling the objectives of Java Joy, the Java Joy Program Leader creates and implements job skills training for all Joyristas, encourages, assists all Java Joy members in finding creative ways to appreciate and work with their disability, and more.

  • Family Engagement Leaders

    At ESP, we focus not just on our participants of all abilities, but the entire family unit. In fulfilling the objectives of our family support programs, the Family Engagement Leaders will focus on reaching families of a child with a disability (especially in vulnerable communities) through targeted outreach to schools, serve as an advocate for ESP families and other families of children with disabilities, and more.


AmeriCorps engages more than 75,000 members in intensive service annually to serve through nonprofit, faith-based, and community organizations at 25,000 locations across the country. These members help communities tackle pressing problems while mobilizing millions of volunteers for the organizations they serve. Since 1994, more than 900,000 Americans have provided more than 1.2 billion hours of service to their communities and country through AmeriCorps. For more information, visit AmeriCorps is a program of the Corporation for National and Community Service, a federal agency that engages more than 5 million. Americans in service through its AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, Social Innovation Fund, and Volunteer Generation Fund programs, and leads the President’s national call to service initiative, United We Serve.