Iowa AmeriCorps VISTA Recruitment

 

Volunteer Iowa is working with dozens of community organizations across the state to leverage AmeriCorps VISTA members for full-time positions to support ongoing needs across the state of Iowa. Year-long positions are being filled now.

More About the AmeriCorps VISTA Positions:

Year-long VISTA Member Living Stipend and Benefits

  • A living allowance of $15,002 for completing 12 months of service, to be paid every other week. The living allowance will be divided evenly across the term of service.
  • Choice of End of Term benefit
  • Eligible for a Segal Education Award worth $6,345 from the National Trust, to be awarded upon successful completion of the term of service
  • A cash stipend in the amount of $1,800
  • Health benefits
  • Childcare assistance
  • Federal student loan deferment, forbearance or forgiveness opportunities are available
  • Non-competitive eligibility for federal employment
  • Training and professional development

Summer Associate VISTA Member Living Stipend and Benefits

Living Allowance:

The summer living allowance is $256.97 weekly. VISTAs will be paid bi-weekly and are required to have funds deposited directly into an account unless written justification is provided to Volunteer Iowa as to why direct deposit should not be required.

End of Service Benefit:

VISTA members must choose either the $1,342.86 Education Award, or the alternative, the end-of-service cash stipend of 8-week term of service = $276.64; 9-week term of service = $311.22; or 10-week term of service = $345.80. During enrollment VISTAs will choose their end of term benefit. The end of service benefit selection is final and cannot be changed at any point.

Currently recruiting VISTA members for the following locations:

(Click on the organization name for the position description and to apply)

Organization Position City Length of Service
Starts Right Here VISTA Coordinator Des Moines

Year-long

City of Cedar Rapids Community Outreach and Engagement VISTA Cedar Rapids

Year-long

Delta Connections Community Connections VISTA Des Moines

Year-long

Genesis Youth Foundation Marketing VISTA Des Moines

Year-long

Grand Avenue Community Outreach (GATO) Volunteer Coordinator VISTA Spencer

Year-long

HIRTA Public Transit Ambassador VISTA Urbandale

Year-long

Iowa Disaster Human Resource Council (IDHRC) Disaster Coordinator VISTA Johnston

Year-long

Iowa State Extension and 4-H

Iowa Gleaning Network & Youth Food
Network Gleaning Coordinator VISTA

Ames

Year-long

Iowa Public Health Association Membership Coordinator VISTA Des Moines

Year-long

Please Pass the Love  Mental Health Marketing Coordinator Des Moines

Year-long

Please Pass the Love Development VISTA Des Moines

Year-long

United Action for Youth Community Engagement VISTA Iowa City

Year-long

Volunteer Iowa Youth Service Learning VISTA Des Moines

Year-long

NAMI South Central Iowa Summer Fundraising Event VISTA Centerville

Summer

NAMI Southwest Iowa Fund Development Summer Associate VISTA Neola

Summer

NAMI Southwest Iowa Marketing Strategy Summer Associate VISTA Neola

Summer

ArtHaus Summer Creativity Teammate VISTA Decorah

Summer

City of Cedar Rapids Outreach & Engagement Liaison VISTA Cedar Rapids

Summer

Disaster PrepWise Disaster Preparedness VISTA Iowa City

Summer

 

 

 

 

 

 

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