fbpx

Apply to Serve with VISTA

Join AmeriCorps VISTA and become a powerful catalyst for lasting change.

VISTA members serve full-time to build the capacity of nonprofits and agencies in Texas working to eliminate poverty and collaborate with community members to implement sustainable solutions. Projects may include volunteer recruitment & management, communications & marketing, community outreach, partnership development, fundraising, or other critical tasks. Along the way, you will hone valuable professional skills and gain a deeper understanding of the realities of poverty at the local level. 

Current Openings

OneStar is currently recruiting candidates for VISTA service year placements with partner organizations across the state. Learn more about the available placements and apply at the links below:

To receive emails about new VISTA positions, deadlines, and updates about our program, sign up to our email list here!

Benefits

VISTA members receive:

  • Monthly living stipend
  • $6,095 education award OR $1,803 end-of-year cash stipend
  • Relocation allowance
  • Healthcare coverage
  • Childcare coverage (if eligible)
  • Noncompetitive eligibility for federal jobs

Eligibility Requirements

To serve as a VISTA member, you must:

  • Be 18 years or older (no upper age limit)
  • Pass a national service criminal history check
  • Hold one of the following citizenship statuses: US citizen, US National, Lawful Permanent Resident Aliens and persons residing in a state that have the following legal residency classifications: refugee, asylum or asylee, temporary protected status, or deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) status.