Rachel Diskin, Director of National Service Programs

As CEDAM’s director of national service programs, Rachel works with organizations across the state to build their capacity. Her major projects include AmeriCorps member recruitment, selection, and development; host agency coordination; program evaluation; budget management; and grant and report writing. During Rachel’s tenure at CEDAM, both the AmeriCorps State and AmeriCorps VISTA programs have been awarded the Governor’s Service Award for Outstanding National Service Programs.

Rachel also provides oversight to the community development fellowship program, a statewide fellowship program supporting local municipalities that are engaged in the Redevelopment Ready Communities program.

Prior to her work at CEDAM, Rachel coordinated the 75-member AmeriCorps VISTA program at the Ohio Association of Foodbanks where the program earned the 2011 ServeOhio Outstanding National and Community Service Program award. Rachel is a proud AmeriCorps Alum and started her nonprofit career as an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer coordinator with Habitat for Humanity- MidOhio.

Email Rachel.