Tentative Schedule

Thursday, September 27
10am Plenary
11:30am AmeriCorps Opening Day
1:15-4:30pm Workshops

Friday, September 28
9am-3pm Workshops
3pm Member Forum

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Virginia Crossings Hotel and Conference Center 
1000 Virginia Center Parkway
Glen Allen, VA 23059

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Virginia Service Commission 
Kimberly Brown 



The Virginia Service Commission is excited to present this two-day training event for AmeriCorps staff and members! Experts in the fields of safety, trauma-informed care, and wellness will share vital information you need to know! Some of the topics will include:

  • Emergency Management
  • Self Care and Wellness
  • Community and School Safety
  • Trauma-Informed Care
  • Bullying and Suicide Prevention

AmeriCorps State Programs, please register your program director and all of the members who will be in attendance at this event by Tuesday, September 4th. This is a preliminary registration and each individual registrant will receive confirmation and a separate registration to choose workshops. VISTAs and National Director members and program staff may register individually. 

This event will also feature the
Virginia AmeriCorps Opening Day Celebration!
AmeriCorps members across the state will commit
to serve Virginia's communities on AmeriCorps Opening Day!

Hotel Information

Group hotel rates are available for this event at the Virginia Crossings Hotel and Conference Center. 
Use the code "VDSSAmeriCorpsStandDownConference"when securing reservations. Room rate $93 (Single occupancy for Program staff and Double Occupancy for AmeriCorps members). Call 804-727-1400 to make reservations.