HandsOn VISTA Leader

HandsOn Greater Phoenix

About the organization

For 25 years, HandsOn Greater Phoenix has worked with nonprofits, Title I schools, neighborhood associations and government entities to assess and meet the volunteer needs of the Greater Phoenix area. 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. In addition to the site-specific work of the individual role all of our VISTA members: participate in 2 AmeriCorps National Days of Service, lead projects at 2 HandsOn community service days, attend monthly VISTA team trainings.


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.

Our VISTA positions are for one year here in the Phoenix, Arizona metro area. VISTA's who move over 50 miles qualify for a relocation allowance as well as a settling in allowance. A modest living allowance of up to $15,800.85 distributed bi-weekly over the course of a year or $606.06 (before taxes). federal loans qualify for forbearance. After the completion of one's year of service, they also qualify for an educational award valued at about $6,000, which can be used towards federal loans, or further education. To find out more about our benefits, please follow the following link :https://americorps.gov/members-volunteers/your-benefits"



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 for service and volunteerism

The ability to pursue and dynamically engage people from all walks of life

A creative mind that will work with partners to help eradicate poverty


15,800 a year

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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

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