CAC AmeriCorps’ VISTA program will engage 16 members, of all ages, supporting organizations focused on eliminating poverty in our region by removing barriers to employment, increasing access to healthy food, and lifting people out of poverty in partnerships with organizations like Goodwill Industries, Centro Hispano, Nourish Knoxville and Bridge Refugee Services.

acvista_0VISTA members will serve a full year between August 13th, 2018 and August 12th, 2019 working to build capacity in our partner organizations and provide economic opportunities, eliminate barriers to employment, create systems to lift people out of poverty and increase access to healthy food in our community.

CAC AmeriCorps VISTA members receive a living allowance of $12,312 over the course of their year of service.  Upon completion, CAC AmeriCorps VISTA members will have the option of receiving an education award of $5,920 or an end-of-service cash stipend of $1,500.  For full details on VISTA benefits, visit VISTA Campus.

Current Opportunities in This Portfolio

CAC AmeriCorps VISTA Leader (Filled for 2018-19)
VISTA Leader Assignment Description (VLAD)

Bridge Refugee Services (Filled for 2018-19)
VISTA Assignment Description (VAD 1)
VISTA Assignment Description (VAD 2)
CAC Housing and Energy (Open for 2018-2019)
VISTA Assignment Description (VAD)
CAC Mobile Meals Kitchen / Beardsley Farm (Filled for 2018-19)
VISTA Assignment Description (VAD)
Centro Hispano (Filled for 2018-19)
VISTA Assignment Description (VAD)
City of Knoxville, Community Development (Filled for 2018-19)
VISTA Assignment Description (VAD)
East Tennessee Permaculture Research Institute (Filled for 2018-19)
Resource Coordinator
Volunteer Program Coordinator
Girls Inc. (Filled for 2018-19)
VISTA Assignment Description (VAD)
Goodwill Industries – Knoxville  (Filled for 2018-19)
VISTA Assignment Description (VAD)
Nourish Knoxville (Filled for 2018-19)
VISTA Assignment Description (VAD)
Project GRAD (Filled for 2018-19)
VISTA Assignment Description (VAD)
UT FUTURE (Filled for 2018-19)
VISTA Assignment Description (VAD) Outreach Coordinator
VISTA Assignment Description (VAD) Peer Mentor Coordinator
UT Recycling (Filled for 2018-19)
VISTA Assignment Description (VAD)

If you are interested in serving or hosting an AmeriCorps VISTA member to help provide economic opportunity, healthy lifestyles or lift people out of poverty, please feel free to contact us.

Learn more about AmeriCorps VISTA from the VISTA Member Handbook.

Learn more about our application process or Apply Here.