AmeriCorps VISTA Logo

Current Positions:











The city of Phoenix has AmeriCorps positions available for civic-minded, passionate, and highly talented students and professionals. AmeriCorps is a national organization that enables people to join organizations so they can give back to the community. It is a highly respected program that offers a wide variety of benefits and opportunities for citizens that are looking to become engaged in their community. 

Additionally, AmeriCorps positions provide job experience and great professional growth for participants. The Mayor's Office, City Manager's Office, City Council, and the Neighborhood Services Department are just a few of the departments that have hosted AmeriCorps positions in the past here at the city of Phoenix. The term of these positions is typically a year with a chance to renew for a second year.


Volunteer Home Page


Current AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps VISTA​ Openings

City of Phoenix - ​Aeroterra EnVision Center

(application due 6/18/2021)​​​

AmeriCorps VISTA - Housing 

The Summer Associate will work directly with youth and families with in promoting and creating a summer program to address Summer learning loss. In addition, the Summer Associate will work with Grand Canyon University student tutors in assisting children attending Summer school. The Summer Associate will have the ability to work with the community and its residents in the Summer lunch program and Mobile Pantry distribution events which focus on providing access to nutritious foods to those individuals who need access to food. The Summer Associate will engage the community and its residents by promoting programs for City of Phoenix Housing Department. Engagement includes distributing fliers, door knocking, and speaking directly to residents. The Summer Associate will collect data for pre/post surveys which will be used for tracking the success of the programs.


City of PhoenixThe Service Collaborative (TSC) of WNY

AmeriCorps VISTA - Housing (ConnectHome Volunteer Management)

The VISTA member will narrow the digital divide for students, families, and seniors, increasing their access to educational opportunities that can lift them out of poverty. The VISTA will develop programming that will increase the number of affordable housing residents who participate in the GCU Tutoring Program, increase community volunteerism and participation, identify new opportunities, education and resources for Edison-Eastlake residents, and apply for funding opportunities which support current programing.


AmeriCorps VISTA - Housing (ConnectHome ​​Education and Technology)

The VISTA will develop programming that will increase the number of affordable housing residents who attend digital literacy classes, coordinate with the selected training vendor to develop custom curriculum, create a system to manage the hardware inventory and work to resolve technology issues, and apply for funding opportunities which support current programing. The VISTA member will narrow the digital divide for students, families, and seniors by increasing their access to educational and employment opportunities that may lift them out of poverty.


​​​City of Phoenix - Youth and Education ​

AmeriCorps - Experience Corps - Read on Phoenix

The Member is a vital link in the ongoing communication, planning, and documenting processes required for the successful daily operation of the Experience Corps Program in each school. S/he will serve as the program's primary contact between volunteer tutors, volunteer team leader, designated school staff, and AARP Experience Corps (EC) staff. The School Site Coordinator will support up to twelve (12) tutors and deliver tutoring to students enrolled in the program who are/may be assigned to you.


AmeriCorps - Experience Corps - College Depot

Members will serve as advisors and will perform a variety of assignments related to assisting prospective college students and their families prepare for a postsecondary education, aiding students in completing the FAFSA, college/career planning, admissions applications, scholarships, and other related steps.


AmeriCorps - Experience Corps – Phoenix Families First

Members will serve as Family Liaisons responsible for the everyday success of the PFFRC. Responsibilities include welcoming families, completing initial screening/interviews, organizing event calendar, providing information and resources to families ranging from developmental milestones to basic needs, documenting service activities, and providing virtual programming on an array of topics relevant to the 0 to 5 age range.


AmeriCorps - Experience Corps – My Brother's Keeper (MBK)

Members will serve as advisors and will work closely with local school administration and local student support teams to create a tier two level of support for students having difficulty with social and emotional needs that interfere with their ability to be successful in the classroom and with their peers. This support may include one-on-one emotional support (checking in with students regularly), providing group interventions with student dealing with social/emotional concerns like emotional regulation, social boundaries, healthy relationships, prosocial decision-making, and virtual groups on an array of relevant topics.


AmeriCorps - Experience Corps – Early Literacy Team

The Member in this position will be trained on our unique early learning curricula, as well as practices and techniques to enhance learning. This position will also be engaged with planning, communication, documentation and evaluation processes required for the successful implementation of the work. Given that our programs are online, the Member will learn how to create and deliver successful and engaging online programs. The Member will also assist with the assembly and distribution of early literacy kits (particularly for innovative programs such as LENA Start and Kindergarten Bootcamp). The Member will also play a pivotal role in our newest project – Storywalk Trails (innovative outdoor signage trails that display bilingual picture books).