Open VISTA Positions
AmeriCorps VISTA service will be one of the most rewarding experiences you will ever have! Life as an AmeriCorps VISTA is to serve your community, working to eliminate poverty and to develop initiatives that enable people to become self-sufficient and secure. While in service with our Campus Compact Mid-Atlantic AmeriCorps VISTA program, you will receive ongoing professional leadership and community development training in addition to learning more about underserved populations in America. You will receive a bi-weekly living allowance during service and the choice between a cash award or an education award on completion of your term. Other benefits include reduced tuition at some universities and colleges for AmeriCorps VISTA alumni, and you can get a foot in the door to a government job with one year of non-competitive eligibility for employment in the federal government. Joining AmeriCorps VISTA is an opportunity of a lifetime and we’re here to help you every step of the way! AmeriCorps VISTA service will change your life. Below are the current open positions with CCMA – follow the link provided to go to the position listing and to apply through the My AmeriCorps portal.
P20 CONNECTS is a Campus Compact Mid-Atlantic strategic initiative with the goal to support every pre-K through 12th grade student who is challenged to participate in activities that develop the attitudes, skills and knowledge to be college, career, and civically ready and thereby advance equitable opportunity regardless of personal situation.
Based at the University of Maryland SAFE Center for Human Trafficking Survivors (SAFE Center), this project will help build the capacity of the SAFE Center to serve human trafficking victims in the metropolitan Washington, DC area, with a focus on Maryland’s Prince George’s and Montgomery counties.
The project intends to conduct outreach to veteran students and to veterans in the community at-large to help inform and build a network of responsive training, services and supports that strengthen the recruitment, persistence and graduation of veterans with the University of the District of Columbia.
The Graduate Support Program will address multi-generational poverty by increasing high school graduation attainment and beyond for underrepresented young women residing in the greater Wilmington, DE area, especially those who have graduated from Serviam Girls Academy. The program will connect alumnae to opportunities, develop and implement a tracking system that manages data and facilitates communication, build a network of mentors, and survey the community gauging the program’s effectiveness.