Samantha joined the Virginia Office on Volunteerism and Community Services as an AmeriCorps Program Officer mid-July 2019. She is originally from South Jersey and graduated in 2009 from Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA with a B.S. in Environmental Science. She spent her last semester Senior year of college in Perth, Australia studying Sustainable Development.
In April 2010 she served her first year of AmeriCorps VISTA in Lee County, VA through the Appalachian Coal County Watershed Team at the Daniel Boone Soil and Water Conservation District. From 2011 – 2014 she served as an AmeriCorps VISTA Leader in Roanoke, VA at The Advancement Foundation before being hired as staff to start and run an AmeriCorps State program at the organization.
For the last two years, Samantha has been living in Raleigh, NC working with the City of Raleigh running a program in the Community Engagement Division of the Housing & Neighborhoods Department called Volunteer Raleigh. She’s happy to be back in Virginia and lives with her two cats, Bae and Sophie. In her spare time, she likes to watch reality TV and take short road trips around Virginia to find the LOVE signs. r a limited time only" or "only 7 remaining!"