AmeriCorps Vista

TEXT “VISTA” to 484848.

Who are we?

The City of Memphis AmeriCorps VISTA Team is a group of AmeriCorps VISTAs coordinated by the City of Memphis. Our mission is to strengthen organizations that alleviate poverty through volunteering and the mobilization of resources. We work throughout Memphis to end poverty through capacity building and innovation. Our team is part of a nationwide program sponsored by AmeriCorps.
5,000 , a federal agency, that engages over 7,000 people in service with AmeriCorps VISTA every year. Our members have been retired persons, mid-life career changers, recent graduates, and everything in between.​

What we do?

We tackle poverty by building the capacity of nonprofit organizations throughout Memphis. City of Memphis AmeriCorps VISTA Members expand economic & affordable housing opportunities and increase workforce development in economically disadvantaged communities. In the past, our VISTAs have developed volunteer programs, created training opportunities for economically disadvantaged entrepreneurs, designed financial wellness curricula, and much more.​

How to join?

We’re looking for committed community members who want to devote a year of their lives to service. You’ll receive a living allowance, a basic health allowance package, training and professional development support, and serve full time. At the end of the year you’ll receive either an education award of $6,495
 or a cash stipend of $1,800—your choice. Most importantly, you’ll have the opportunity to fight for economic justice and dedicate yourself exclusively to serving the community!

This program is available to all, without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, those with impaired vision or hearing, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, marital or parental status, genetic information and military service. For more information visit 45 CFR 2556 (AmeriCorps VISTA) at

https://www.ecfr.gov/current/title-45/subtitle-B/chapter-XXV/part-2556#2556.300

This program is available to all, without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, those with impaired vision or hearing, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, marital or parental status, genetic information and military service. For more information visit 45 CFR 2556 (AmeriCorps VISTA) at

https://www.ecfr.gov/current/title-45/subtitle-B/chapter-XXV/part-2556#2556.300

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