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,
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.