Beyond VISTA: What Are Other AmeriCorps Programs Like?

Back to main blog page » During my final semester of college, AmeriCorps NCCC seemed like an attractive alternative to entering the corporate job market. NCCC offers the ability to travel the U.S. working and living with people age 18-24 on a multitude of different...

Preparing for Your VISTA Interview

Back to main blog page » Interviewing for an AmeriCorps VISTA position is a lot like interviewing for any other job, so doing some general interview prep beforehand makes sense, but there are also some additional things it’s a good idea to think through before...

From VISTA to Full-Time Staff Member: Rachel Contos

Back to main blog page » When I started college in 2011, I had a vision of myself becoming a theology professor—but rather than going in the direction of teaching, I decided I wanted to work more directly in the community and wasn’t sure where to start. To...

AmeriCorps VISTA Positions for 2017 – 2018

We’re currently recruiting for nearly 30 positions in Housing Action Illinois’ AmeriCorps VISTA network. These are one-year volunteer positions that last from from the summer of 2017 to the summer of 2018. Interested in 10-week summer positions? Head over...

AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associate Program

The Housing Action Illinois VISTA Network is currently recruiting for 34 VISTA Summer Associate positions throughout the state of Illinois. These 10-week summer positions start in June and end in August. Interested in full-year positions? Head over here. These VISTA...