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How to Apply

We are not currently accepting applications for the 2017-2018 program year. However, the application process is detailed below, and we will begin recruiting in mid-February 2017.

Applicant Qualifications

  • Must be a U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien age 18 or older
  • Bachelor’s degree required (degree in science, technology, engineering, or math not required)
  • Commitment to VISTA’s anti-poverty mission
  • Interest and willingness to understand issues related to college access and success
  • Experience working with college students, youth, community-based or governmental organizations
  • Ability to take on a leadership role
  • Experience in any of the following areas: project or program management, volunteer management, multi-tasking, community building, community organizing, public speaking skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication

Offers will be made on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. We ask candidates to select their top three positions because of our unique hiring process. The VISTA Program Manager and VISTA recruitment team will match candidates with host sites based on a number of factors, including knowledge, skill, interests of the applicant, and the needs of the host site.

Application Process

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