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RMYC strives to represent the demographics of the communities where we work. We recruit as much as we can from the local community so each Corpsmember has the opportunity to work near home and to experience the pride of community service.

We measure our outcomes by the intangible impacts we have on communities and the personal skills we teach Corpsmembers. We also measure our success by the wages and benefits we offer, the number of trainings, workshops, and certifications Corpsmembers complete, and the project deliverables we provide our partners.


2018 Corpsmember Demographics




2018 Outcomes

 142 Corpsmembers earned AmeriCorps educational awards valued at $246,061

 188 Corpsmembers completed 82,517 hours of service to New Mexico communities


Corpsmember Development

 171 Corpsmembers certified in First Aid/CPR

 152 trained in Mental Health First Aid

 183 earned workforce credentials

 60% returned to high school or post-secondary options after service term

 20% found employment post service term

 9% returned for another community service opportunity


Project Outcomes

 179 acres of forest restored

  106 miles of Trail built or restored


 497 trees removed from trail corridor


9,659 feet of acequias restored


62 homes addressed in disaster impacted areas


13.6 miles of fence constructed/maintained/removed


Learning Lab Outcomes

 Students grew an average of 1 to 2.5 years in reading levels

 Students increased reading fluency by 30-50 words per minute

 Each student read silently and independently for an average of 24 hours

 Each student improved their writing rubric scores from 1 to 2 or 3 (out of 4)

 Each student wrote a total of 30,000 words in their journal

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