AmeriCorps Opportunities








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 Greater Phoenix- City of Phoenix, Homeless Services 

 The HandsOn AmeriCorps VISTA member serving with the City of Phoenix Human Services Department will collect and evaluate data from the Phx C.A.R.E.S. (Community, Action, Response, Engagement, Services) Program in order to improve services for individuals experiencing homelessness. Phx C.A.R.E.S provides a single telephone number for concerns affecting this population; calls are then dispatched to individual departments within the city to address said concerns. The VISTA member will conduct data analysis to evaluate the program's successes and areas for growth, and will implement a sustainable system for data collection moving forward. For more information and to apply follow this link

HandsOn Greater Phoenix- City of Phoenix, Neighborhood Services Department

The HandsOn VISTA member serving with the City of Phoenix Neighborhood Services Department will analyze existing education and outreach strategies to increase services for low-income neighborhoods and residents. Additionally, the VISTA member will spearhead efforts to improvement volunteer management, facilitate a neighborhood leadership training workshop, and implement a mini-grant program. For more information and to apply follow this link

HandsOn Greater Phoenix- City of Phoenix, Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management

The HandsOn AmeriCorps VISTA member serving with the City of Phoenix Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management will support a three-pronged approach to help low-income communities prepare for extreme heat conditions. The VISTA member will work on a "We're Cool" outreach and media campaign, facilitate community shade tree plantings, conduct community workshops, practice effective volunteer management, and support the creation of a Student Ambassador Program in partnership with local institutions of higher learning. For more information and to apply follow this link


HandsOn Greater Phoenix- City of Phoenix, Housing Department

The HandsOn VISTA member serving with the City of Phoenix Housing Department will spearhead effective community outreach to residents of the Edison-Eastlake neighborhood in order to promote the Choice Neighborhoods Program. The Choice Neighborhoods Program supports neighborhood revitalization efforts in low-income communities, and the VISTA member will ensure residents are active in planning and implementing these initiatives. For more information and to apply follow this link



The city's AmeriCorps program is made possible through the support of the Governor's Commission on Service and Volunteerism and,