Positions run for a period of one (1) year, including training with the option of up to five years of renewal. Members receive a $449 bi-weekly living allowance and their choice of either a $5,500 Eli Segal AmeriCorps Education Award OR a cash award of $1,500 at the end of service. Health coverage and childcare (if needed) is provided. Applicants must be U.S. citizens age 18 or older.
To apply, send your résumé and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 501.374.8788.
VISTA was founded as Volunteers in Service to America in 1965 as a national service program designed specifically to fight poverty in America. In 1993, VISTA was incorporated into the AmeriCorps network of programs.
AmeriCorps VISTA members are passionate and committed to their mission to bring individuals and communities out of poverty. Members make a year-long, full-time commitment to serve on a specific project at a nonprofit organization or public agency. They focus their efforts to build the organizational, administrative, and financial capacity of organizations that fight illiteracy, improve health services, foster economic development, and otherwise assist low-income communities.