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23 days ago

CAP - Lexington Donor Development

AmeriCorps Hagerhill, KY

Currently in Appalachia, the unemployment rate is estimated to be at 9.7%, central Appalachia is at… Glassdoor

30 days ago

NPRC Disaster and Response

AmeriCorps Shreveport, LA

and Goals: Respond to local disasters such as Fires, Floods, Storms etc. in the local area. Recruit, coordinate, train and mentor volunteers also… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Call to Service Corps/AMVETS (CA, IA)

AmeriCorps Lanham, MD

AMVETS, a veteran service organization, seeks three AmeriCorps VISTA members to serve as Career Center Outreach Coordinators. These capacity-building… Glassdoor

10 days ago

Maroon Volunteer Center

AmeriCorps Mississippi State, MS

Maroon Volunteer Center This program will seek to link community-minded volunteers with community-based agencies fighting poverty, develop the… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Bangor AmeriCorps - MaineStream Finance

AmeriCorps Bangor, ME

Member Duties : Economic Developer: Micro Business. Assist in providing services to new and existing micro business clients; become fully-trained in… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

SC - Greenwood Area Habitat for Humanity

AmeriCorps Contact, MT

• Education award ($5,550) or end of service stipend ($1,500) upon successful completion of service. The Ed Award is good for seven years from the… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

Family Advocates VISTA - Caldwell Office

AmeriCorps Contact, MT

Our Guardian ad Litem program, also known as CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) pairs children in foster care with volunteers who advocate for… Glassdoor

8 days ago

El Monte Promise Foundation

AmeriCorps Contact, MT

With every monthly deposit that a family makes, El Monte Promise Foundation sets aside "Scholar Dollars" (small amounts of money). As Families begin… Glassdoor

15 days ago

FIRST VISTA Program-Portland, OR

AmeriCorps Contact, MT

FIRST was founded in 1989 to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology. With a National Headquarters based in… Glassdoor

30+ days ago

CollegeCommunityCareer-Program Outreach Coordinator

AmeriCorps Sugar Land, TX

CollegeCommunityCareer holds afterschool classes on the partnering site to ensure that students successfully engage in the program… Glassdoor

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    Careful where you serve, but great learning opportunity!

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    Former Employee - AmeriCorps VISTA in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - AmeriCorps VISTA in Phoenix, AZ

    I worked at AmeriCorps full-time (more than an year)


    The best reason to serve as an AmeriCorps VISTA member is the incredible job experience in a nonprofit setting. There is no way that I would have been given such a high level position in such a large organization if I hadn't gone through VISTA. I learned a huge amount about working in a nonprofit and working with volunteers. There are a lot of career growth opportunities and there is a lot of support for VISTAs in most communities.


    The biggest challenge I faced was that I didn't have enough work to do to occupy my time. Often, VISTA supervisors aren't sure exactly what to do with "their" VISTAs, so it may take time to find a rhythm and find your place in the organization. Another con to keep in mind is the low stipend. Technically, you are considered a volunteer, but you do receive a poverty level stipend - usually just enough for you to scrape by wherever you're living. Also, you are not allowed to work a second job or earn money outside VISTA. Be sure to pick your organization carefully when applying, because while there are certainly good positions out there, there are also many that will not result in a good experience.

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