CAC AmeriCorps’ VISTA program will engage 20 members, of all ages, supporting organizations focused on eliminating poverty in our region by focusing on 3 priority areas: healthy futures, economic opportunity, and education.

Our members will address these priorities by removing barriers to employment, increasing access to healthy food, combating the rising rates of opioid usage, and lifting people out of poverty in partnerships with organizations such as Next Step Initiative, Centro Hispano, Nourish Knoxville, and Bridge Refugee Services.

acvista_0VISTA members will serve a full 12 months and  will receive a living allowance of $12,456 over the course of their service.  Upon completion, CAC AmeriCorps VISTA members will have the option of will have the opportunity to select an education award of $6,095 or an end-of-service cash stipend of approximately $1,800.  For full details on VISTA benefits, visit VISTA Campus.

 

 

Current Opportunities in This Portfolio

CAC AmeriCorps VISTA Leader (Filled for 2019-2020)
VISTA Leader – Position Description

Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee (Filled for 2019-2020)
Big Brothers Big Sisters – Outreach and Events Coordinator

Blossom Center for Childhood Excellence (Recruiting for December 2019 start date)
Blossom Center-Description – Program Development Associate

Bridge Refugee Services
Bridge – Program Coordinator (Filled for 2019-2020)
Bridge – Volunteer Coordinator (Filled for 2019-2020)

CAC Mobile Meals Kitchen / Beardsley Farm (Filled for 2019-2020)
CAC Mobile Meals – Senior Nutrition Associate

Centro Hispano (Filled for 2019-2020)
Centro Hispano – Volunteer Coordinator
Centro Hispano – Resource Coordinator
Centro Hispano – Child Program Education Coordinator 

City of Knoxville, Community Development (Filled for 2019-2020)
Office of Neighborhoods – Community Specialist

East Tennessee Permaculture Research Institute (Filled for 2019-2020)
ETPRI – Program Development Associate

Girls Inc. (Filled for 2019-2020)
Girls Inc. – Youth Education Coordinator

Love Kitchen (Filled for 2019-2020)
Love Kitchen – Resource Coordinator

Next Step Initiative (Filled for 2019-2020)
Next Step Initiative-Resource Coordinator

Nourish Knoxville (Filled for 2019-2020)
Nourish Knoxville – Program Assistant

Positively Living (Filled for 2019-2020)
Positively Living – Harm Reduction Clinic Volunteer Coordinator
Positively Living – Social Media Coordinator

Susannah’s House (Filled for 2019-2020)
Susannah’s House – Resource Coordinator

UT FUTURE (Filled for 2019-2020)
UT Future – Outreach Coordinator

UT Office of Sustainability (Filled for 2019-20)
UT Office of Sustainability Position Description-Food Systems and Donations Coordinator

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.