HandsOn VISTA Leader

HandsOn Greater Phoenix AmeriCorps VISTA Team

About the organization

Serve with at HandsOn 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.


Join the HandsOn VISTA team as the new VISTA Leader. Get real world program management and leadership experience while taking this awesome team to the next level! The VISTA Leader works with the VISTA Director to keep all aspects of the HandsOn AmeriCorps program on track. The successful applicant will: Identify and implement efficient procedures for member recruitment and selection to match qualified applicants with appropriate projects in a timely manner; Coordinate, develop, and deliver effective professional development, training and reflection for VISTA members; And help develop a strong esprit de corps among other activities.

Skills you'll gain:

-Professional Development
-Event planning
-Outreach / Networking

We are HandsOn Greater Phoenix's AmeriCorps VISTA program. All of our VISTA positions are for one year here in the Phoenix, Arizona metro area. VISTAs who move over 50 miles qualify for a relocation allowance as well as a settling in allowance. All of our VISTAs receive a modest living allowance of around $1,000/month, plus federal loans qualify for forbearance. After the completion of ones year of service they also qualify for around a $6,000 education award that can be used towards federal loans or for further education. To find out more about our benefits please follow this link: https://www.vistacampus.gov/in-service/benefits-service



-Must be 18 years of age
-Must be able to pass a Federal Background check
-Must be able to work in the United States
-Must have been in AmeriCorps or Peace Corps previously

Preferred qualities

-Bachelor's Degree
-Strong communication
-Strong organizational skills


12,000 / year stipend

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Create an account on: https://my.americorps.gov

Apply through this link: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=91121

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


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