CAC AmeriCorps’ VISTA program engages members, of all ages, supporting organizations focused on eliminating poverty in our region by focusing on 4 priority areas: healthy futures, economic opportunity, education, and access to health care.
Our members 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.
VISTA members 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.
Learn more about AmeriCorps VISTA from the VISTA Member Handbook.