We are currently recruiting for full-year AmeriCorps VISTAs as part of the Housing Action Illinois VISTA Network. Listed below are the host site organizations where each position is located and a brief description of the VISTA project. Please click on the individual links for the full description and to apply. Email our VISTA Leaders if you have questions or would like more information.

 

Full-Year VISTA Positions

Positions listed below begin on January 22, 2019; applications accepted until December 20, 2018.

More positions will become available in late spring of 2019.

AmeriCorps VISTA is a national service program designed specifically to end poverty, and our full-year VISTA members commit to serve communities across Illinois full-time for a year. They fill a wide variety of roles, but all are aimed at ending poverty and helping communities by expanding and improving the availability of decent, affordable, accessible housing in Illinois.

Come help Housing Action Illinois support the AmeriCorps VISTA members serving their communities by selecting host site organizations, interviewing potential members, and coaching current members.

NW HomeStart
This VISTA is responsible for working with residents on developing leadership skills and community-focused projects, and strengthening our resource network to help secure services for residents.

Heartland Housing
This VISTA is responsible for working with residents on developing leadership skills and community-focused projects, and strengthening our resource network to help secure services for residents.

Champaign Habitat for Humanity
The Volunteer Coordinator will develop, document, and implement a sustainable volunteer program for Habitat for the Humanity of Champaign County ReStore.

Garfield Park Community Council
Join us in our efforts to create and preserve affordable housing on Chicago’s West Side neighborhood, Garfield Park.

South Suburban PADS
South Suburban PADS (SSPADS) seeks a motivated leader to join our team as a VISTA to help prevent and end homelessness in the south suburbs of Chicago.

ZION Development Corporation
Utilize your passion for community improvement to improve neighborhoods, the environment, and health outcomes by working to create the Keith Creek Greenway!