Mentorship AmeriCorps VISTA Leader

St. Vincent de Paul New Orleans

About the organization

SVDP NOLA is an anti-poverty organization which mobilizes it's network of volunteers across the Greater New Orleans region to provide aid to vulnerable community members. SVDP NOLA offers adult education services, emergency financial assistance, food pantries, thrift store vouchers, disaster assistance, advocacy and case management support.

We are now recruiting for our AmeriCorps VISTA program, Nourishing Louisiana, which aims to address food insecurity and equitable access to healthcare across Southeast Louisiana. We are seeking a dynamic team of AmeriCorps VISTA members and leaders who can support the success of this program through capacity building, outreach, volunteer recruitment, strategic partnership development, event coordination, mentorship, and data collection and management.


Enhance VISTA project success by supporting recruitment, selection, and onboarding of twelve highly qualified VISTA members committed to achieving project outcomes to increase access to food and healthcare for Louisianians living in poverty across 10 parishes. Develop and support orientation and training to equip VISTA members with knowledge and skills related to the project. Enhance VISTA project and member effectiveness by facilitating the VISTA team, supporting team members in their work, and ensuring open communication between VISTAs and project staff.


To apply as a VISTA Leader, the candidate must have one year of prior service experience in VISTA, NCCC, AmeriCorps State and National, or the Peace Corps to apply.


bi-weekly living allowance provided by AmeriCorps VISTA

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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