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Posted: Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Tell Students: AmeriCorps VISTA Opportunities with Civic and Community Engagement

The Civic and Community Engagement office will host three AmeriCorps VISTA roles beginning in summer 2021. AmeriCorps VISTA opportunities are a great fit for recent college graduates or graduate students, but anyone is welcome to apply.

Being an AmeriCorps VISTA provides students with significant professional development opportunities. Students gain career experience while they work on important community engagement projects. In addition to a living stipend, VISTAs are eligible for a $6,000 education award that can be used to pay tuition or student loans. The full benefits of serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA are listed on the AmeriCorps website

Full position descriptions and application instructions can be found on the Civic and Community Engagement website for the following roles: 

  • Project M.O.V.E. AmeriCorps VISTA (May 2021–May 2022)
    Application deadline: Thursday, April 15
    ? Design social media communication materials about social justice issues and opportunities for action
    ? Coordinate volunteer and social justice opportunities for college students
  • Summer Associate AmeriCorps VISTA (May 2021–July 2021)
    Application deadline: Saturday, May 15
    ? Coordinate summer lunch outreach for locations in 14207 and 14201
    ? Create educational opportunities for children at summer lunch
  • CCNYPA Anchor Mission Initiative AmeriCorps VISTA (July 2021–July 2022)
    Application deadline: Tuesday, June 15
    ? Coordinate programs to increase financial literacy and food security
    ? Support data collection and carry out strategic plan activities

If you have any questions, please contact the Civic and Community Engagement Office, 878-3919.

Submitted by: Aurora M. Schunk
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