HandsOn YEC STEM Education VISTA

HandsOn AmeriCorps VISTA Team

About the organization

Serve with the HandsOn YEC STEM Education 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.


Join the HandsOn Your Experience Counts team to support a program which helps struggling students learn, engages volunteers in meaningful service, and brings vital aid the 3rd-6th graders who need them most! You will help recruit and train volunteers in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math so they can help bring Phoenix classrooms into the 21st century.

Skills you will gain:
-Training procedures
-Volunteer management
-Project sustainability implementation

Complete your service year with volunteer recruitment, training, and retention experience, as well as a $6,000 education award!

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

Preferred qualities:
-Friendly in person and on the phone
-Attentive to details
-Bachlor's degree


12,000/ year / stipend

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

How to apply:

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

Apply through this link: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=86414

Please contact HandsOn Greater Phoenix VISTA Leader Makayla with any questions or concerns: [email protected] | 623-223-9252

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