Panhandle Disaster Relief Fund

Donate now to support the families and communities affected by the Panhandle and South Plains wildfires in February 2024. The Panhandle Disaster Relief Fund is administered locally by Amarillo Area Foundation.

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We are committed to making OneStar an exemplary employer, where our employees are our greatest asset. OneStar believes we should model the leadership we hope to see in our communities by embracing a culture and values based on:

  • Adaptability & learning
  • Diversity, equity & inclusion
  • Partnerships & shared purpose
  • Transparency & trust
  • Always doing our best work for our fellow Texans

Current Openings

OneStar values the skills that former AmeriCorps members and Peace Corps Volunteers bring to our team. The leadership, teamwork, flexibility, problem-solving, innovation, and grit that national service alumni gain through completing a service term align with our values and help us tackle some of the most pressing challenges facing our state.

OneStar is proud to be counted as one of Austin’s Best Place for Working Parents® since 2022 in recognition of our family-friendly practices that help our employees and our organization thrive!

AmeriCorps VISTA Positions

OneStar AmeriCorps VISTA Project is currently recruiting candidates to serve as an AmeriCorps VISTA member with partner organizations across Texas. By serving with AmeriCorps VISTA, you can make a tangible difference to support community efforts to overcome poverty.

To receive information about AmeriCorps VISTA positions and application deadlines targeted to your interest areas, please complete this brief survey.

Request for Proposals: Strategic Planning Consultant

We want to place equity, transparency, adaptability, and shared purpose at the forefront of an inclusive and thorough process to develop OneStar’s organizational strategy for 2024-26. The planning process will be overseen by OneStar’s Senior Leadership team but will involve and engage all stakeholder groups including OneStar staff, OneStar board members, and other community stakeholders.

We seek an experienced and engaging consultant to support us in taking a hard look at priorities and strategic direction while helping us ensure the planning process is meaningful for stakeholders. We’re hoping to think outside of the strategic planning box and develop a “bold vision for the future” for our respective program areas.

Your proposal must include:

  • Cover letter
  • Consultant qualifications & roles
  • Work plan
  • References & previous work product
  • Price estimate

The deadline for proposal submission is Friday, January 27, 2023.

Serve as a Community Reviewer for OneStar AmeriCorps Grant Applications

The purpose of the AmeriCorps Community Review is to identify the highest-quality applications based on the selection criteria provided in the Notice of Funding Opportunity application instructions. Your participation as a Reviewer directly influences the selection of AmeriCorps programs and shapes the future of national service in Texas.

As a Community Reviewer, you will utilize an electronic scorecard to rate and comment on the applications you review. Reviewers will also commit to participate on a Zoom meeting with their review committee to discuss the reviewed applications. Download the full position overview here.

The deadline to apply is Tuesday, February 20, 2024.


OneStar seeks a diverse group of community reviewers to bring a variety of perspectives to the review process. Reviewers must have experience in one of the following categories:

  • Service experience as an AmeriCorps member or national service participant
  • Employment experience within the national service field
  • Experience receiving services from AmeriCorps members
  • Expertise in one of the 6 AmeriCorps focus areas (Healthy Futures, Economic Opportunity, Environmental Stewardship, Education, Veterans and Military Families, and Disaster Services)


  • $300 stipend
  • Professional development & networking
  • Exposure to new and innovative ideas in the field