Volunteer Opportunity // AmeriCorps VISTA positions in Higher Ed

Connecticut Campus Compact (CTCC) is looking to fill 11 VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) positions by May 30, 2013!

CTCC VISTAs work in community engagement or service learning offices on college campuses throughout Connecticut. Member’s duties include, recruitment of student volunteers, organizing community outreach programs, assisting faculty, and much more.

AmeriCorps VISTA members receive a monthly stipend (around $1000) and receive either a cash stipend ($1,500) or education award ($5,500) at the of of their service year. They are eglible for childcare assistance and can enroll in the Sevens Corner healthcoverage.

Our current Host Site include:

We are also recruiting for a VISTA to assess the needs of the Bridgeport community. This positon is best sutied for an individual who is familiar with Bridgeport and has previous AmeriCorps service (NCCC, State/Direct, National, VISTA). You may find the posting here: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=49601&fromSearch=true

To be a VISTA member you must be willing to serve full time from 8/05/2013 – 8/08/2014. You cannot have any other source of income or be a full-time student. You must be a U.S. citizen, national, or legal permanent resident alien of the U.S. to be an AmeriCorps VISTA member.


Instructions can be found on CT Campus Compact’s website. You will need to create an application on my.americorps.gov