Creighton Community Foundation HandsOn AmeriCorps VISTA Member

HandsOn AmeriCorps VISTA Team

About the organization

Serve with the Creighton Community Foundation as a part of the HandsOn VISTA Team! Our VISTA Director is an RPCV (Mongolia), so we understand your experience and can work with you if you are interviewing while still in country! A VISTA year can be an excellent way to transition back to the US.

The HandsOn VISTA program supports 20 VISTA members at multiple placement sites across the valley. Our VISTA members enable our community service partners to expand capacity and build lasting infrastructure by creating the processes and tools needed to effectively access and utilize valuable resources. HandsOn VISTA members will improve their own capacity for leading communities during and beyond their terms of service by developing their knowledge, skills, and abilities related to volunteer mobilization, civic engagement, and other areas. HandsOn VISTAs also receive monthly professional development training and lead a monthly community project.


Sustainability can alter the vibrancy of low-income inner-city communities forever - come help build a transformed community! The succesful applicant will develop and launch a 1/2 acre culinary garden program with a sustainable recipe for on-going volunteer support and community participant recruitment and engagement. Creighton Community Foundation labors to bring resources to bear upon life needs and whole person development of people and children within some of the poorest neighborhoods in urban Phoenix.



Must be 18 years of age
Must be able to pass a Federal Background check
Must be able to work in the United States

Preferred qualities:

A passionate interest in food and sustainability initiatives in an urban context.
An ability to pursue and dynamically engage people from all walks of life.
The ability to construct a plan from an end goal, including on-going steps involving many volunteers and partners.
A crazy orientation toward getting things done.
A creative orientation with digital tool skills (Adobe Creative Suite, Canva, etc.), writing, and/or marketing helps.
Bachelor's degree


12,000/ year / stipend

Application instructions

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Please contact HandsOn Greater Phoenix VISTA Leader Makayla with any questions or concerns:[email protected]

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