System Development & Evaluation AmeriCorps VISTA

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.


Assess the current state of targeted food distribution sites in each parish by assisting VISTA members in collecting and analyzing relevant data on program outcomes and participants. Work with VISTA leaders and SVDP staff to build and implement a data collection system to track volunteer and client information for evaluation and reporting. Disseminate findings from evaluations to program leaders and community members to demonstrate program efficacy and continually improve program performance. Support leadership in utilizing data to increase efficacy of program.


Must be U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, or Lawful Permanent Resident of the United States

Have successfully obtained a High School diploma or its equivalent prior to the start of the program

Agree to and pass a criminal background check

Ability to serve full time for the program term, generally Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.


bi-weekly living allowance provided by AmeriCorps VISTA

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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