What is AmeriCorps VISTA?
AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) is a national service program that was established to assuage the plight of poverty in 1965. VISTA members all over the country serve one year at non-profit or local civic agencies to build sustainable programs to combat poverty.
AmeriCorps VISTA in the North Country
The Adirondacks AmeriCorps VISTA program is offering full-time VISTA opportunities. Our region gives anyone a great opportunity to serve their communities while in an outdoor paradise. The VISTA program gives you the opportunity to develop valuable skills for college or a career. VISTAs make an actual and credible impact on those being served in the community and help lay the foundation to fight poverty in our region.
Why join AmeriCorps VISTA?
You will be a part of a national movement of individuals from diverse backgrounds, joining together to serve our communities and provide sustainable solutions to the nation’s problems around poverty. Serve your country while enjoying the breathtaking views of the Adirondack Mountains and Lake Champlain.
Benefits of AmeriCorps VISTA
- Living allowance
- End of Service Award
- Segal Education Award or cash stipend
- Non-Competitive Eligibility
- Professional Development Training
- Healthcare benefits
- Relocation allowance
- Experience with nonprofits and government agencies
How to Apply
To apply to AmeriCorps VISTA, please follow these steps:
- Create a profile at my.americorps.gov to search opportunities and apply online.
- Or see our directions of “how to apply.
For More Information
Contact our VISTA Director, Nicole O’Connell, at o’email@example.com to learn more about our program.