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.

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Current Positions:


HandsOn AmeriCorps VISTA - City of Phoenix Makerspace

Help launch a new makerspace with the City of Phoenix Housing Department. Develop innovative programming and lead visitors in tinkering and exploring STEM content through hands-on approaches! The successful candidate will oversee the implementation and development of a Makerspace located at the iWORK building at the Marcos de Niza Housing site – dedicated to participatory processes of visitors’ making, tinkering and exploring STEM content through hands-on approaches. The VISTA member will be responsible for developing innovative maker programming, training and supervising Makerspace staff/volunteers and maintaining the Makerspace activity area all paving the way for volunteers to one day manage and maintain the space. For more information and to apply click here.

HandsOn AmeriCorps VISTA - City of Phoenix C.A.R.E.S.

Join the City of Phoenix to launch a new cross departmental system to help the city manage reported homeless cases and keep reports and people from falling through the cracks! The VISTA member will assist the Neighborhood Services Department (NSD) in serving the residents of Phoenix by building capacity through data management and expanding service delivery to better understand the gaps and needs in our community. The successful applicant will expand the city's capacity to effectively manage reported homeless cases, assist communities deter homeless encampments, work with volunteers, develop data analysis and data presentation to better understand homelessness in Maricopa County. The VISTA member will enable the city to build lasting tools and analysis to understand the data in our community based on different factors including causes of homelessness, demographics, and population groups. For more information and to apply click here.