Become a VISTA

We offer two types of AmeriCorps VISTA Opportunities

Which is the best fit for you?

Literacy VISTAs:

  • Serve for one year, from July to July.
  • Can serve in the Metro Twin Cities and Greater Minnesota.
  • Receive a living allowance and earn an end-of-service education award.
  • Work behind the scenes in programs serving the literacy or academic achievement needs of low-income communities.
  • Gain training, skills, and experience in program development, volunteer recruitment, fundraising, or marketing and outreach.

Summer Reads VISTAs:

  • Serve for 8 weeks, from June to August.
  • Can serve in the Metro Twin Cities and Greater Minnesota.
  • Receive a living allowance, training and earn an end-of-service education award.
  • Provide direct service to K-3 children from low-income families.
  • Help children improve their reading and literacy skills.

Learn more about becoming a Literacy VISTA

Learn more about becoming a Summer Reads VISTA