AmeriCorps VISTA

2 Open VISTA positions: Communications & Outreach and Programs Assistant

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About AmeriCorps VISTA

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Members serving in the AmeriCorps VISTA program serve full time for one-year terms. They build capacity in nonprofit organizations and public agencies to help them more effectively generate the commitment of private sector resources, encourage volunteer service at the local level, and empower individuals and communities.


Living Allowance

Members receive a modest bi-weekly living allowance to cover basic expenses. The current stipend rate for the year is $24,981.

Professional Development Training

Members have the opportunity to attend in-person and virtual training to learn how to be a community development change agent.

Non-Competitive Eligibility (NCE)

AmeriCorps VISTA is the only AmeriCorps program that allows members to earn federal non-competitive eligibility, giving members an edge in the federal hiring process.

End of Service Award

Members can choose between a Segal Education Award (valued at approximately $6,000) to pay for a range of education expenses or a $1,800 cash stipend.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be 18 years or older (no upper age limit)
  • Hold one of the following citizenship or legal residency statuses: US citizen, US National, Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. Green Card status), and persons legally residing within a state. Examples of persons legally residing within a state may include those holding the following classifications: refugee, asylee, temporary protected status throughout VISTA service, and holding Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status.

How to apply

You can email us at about this particular position, but in order to officially apply to be an AmeriCorps member, you must apply through through their system. Steps are below:

1. Create a profile
Input required information and complete registration, then get started on your application.

Create your profile here

3. Create an application
Input personal and professional information. You will need two references to complete your application.

Start your application here

4. Submit your application 
Once you complete your application, go back to Farm & Park Assistant listing and submit your application. 


Join our team as the Communications & Outreach or Programs Assistant VISTA

Communications & Outreach VISTA (link coming soon)Programs Assistant VISTA (link coming soon)

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