Join AmeriCorps VISTA

Eligibility Requirements:

AmeriCorps VISTA Requirements:

  • Be 18 years or older (no upper age limit)
  • Pass a national service criminal history check
  • Hold one of the following citizenship statuses: US citizen, US National, Lawful Permanent Resident Aliens and persons residing in a state that have the following legal residency classifications: refugee, asylum or asylee, temporary protected status, or deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) status.

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Apply to an AmeriCorps VISTA Position

 

1. Search Listings

Go to my.americorps.gov and search for AmeriCorps VISTA opportunities that are right for you.

2. Create a Profile

Create a profile on my.americorps.gov.

3. Apply

Once you’ve found the AmeriCorps VISTA opportunity right for you, submit an application to the appropriate listing.

4. Interview

If you are selected for an opportunity, you'll be contacted for an interview. 

5. Begin Service

If chosen for an opportunity, you will attend training and then begin your year of service.

 

View our Interactive Application Guide

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