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AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer Positions Available

NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania has openings for both full-year and summer AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) positions. These are full-time, non-salaried volunteer positions, but a living allowance, education award, training and other benefits are provided. For more information about the AmeriCorps VISTA program, visit www.nationalservice.gov/progra ms/americorps/americorps-vista.

Applications are due by May 28.

Full-Year VISTA: The full-year VISTA position will begin August 27, 2018. The full-year VISTA will be primarily responsible for expanding NeighborWork’s existing home repair and rehabilitation programs, creating a system for recruiting and managing volunteers, and developing a neighborhood revitalization plan for West Scranton. The full-year VISTA will also coordinate vacant lot cleanups and other volunteer projects.

Summer VISTA: The eight-week summer VISTA position begins June 11, 2018. The summer VISTA will coordinate and participate in a variety of home repair and modification projects for elderly, disabled and low-income homeowners in and around Scranton. The summer VISTA will also oversee neighborhood cleanup projects and participate in community planning meetings.