Jessica Knight

Jessica provides curriculum development and technical assistance for our national service projects. Currently she is focused on coordinating and producing webinars and training resources for AmeriCorps VISTA. As an AmeriCorps alum she brings enthusiasm for experiential and community based learning and is currently finishing a master’s degree in Educational Leadership & Policy at Portland State University, focusing on designing adult education and training programs. Outside of work Jessica heads to the mountains, getting in as much backpacking and alpine climbing as she can.

“Serving as an AmeriCorps member forever shaped my personal and professional development and I’m excited to support similarly transformative experiences for future national service members.”

Blog Posts

Empowering Volunteers and Increasing Impact: Lessons from SMART’s Refreshed Volunteer Training Program

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April 4th, 2017

What are key strategies for training hundreds of volunteers spread out over a wide distance?