We are currently recruiting for full-year AmeriCorps VISTA Members 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
See individual listings for start dates and application deadlines.
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.
City of Rockford – Homeless Verification & Affordable Housing Research VISTA
This VISTA will work with the City of Rockford’s homeless department to research a better system for verifying the homeless status of clients and to assist in developing affordable housing units for people who are experiencing homelessness.
HOPE Fair Housing Center – Fair Housing Capacity Building VISTA
This VISTA will raise awareness and grow accessibility of resources to communities, families, and individuals affected by housing discrimination.
NeighborScapes – Communications and Development Coordinator VISTA
This VISTA will create a communication and development strategy that amplifies public awareness of NeighborScapes’ work and inspires giving from donors.