Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA)

RurAL CAP’s AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) program places volunteers at nonprofit organizations and public agencies that serve to alleviate poverty through various capacity building initiatives.  

VISTA members serve as a catalyst for change to address our nation’s most pressing issues and advance local solutions to community challenges. 

Eligible organizations statewide can apply to host an AmeriCorps VISTA member. Recruitment for program partners and AmeriCorps VISTA members occurs throughout the year. 

Program Partners

VISTA members are currently serving with the following program partners:

  • Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association
  • Covenant House Alaska
  • Bean’s Café
  • Anchorage Community Land Trust
  • Bristol Bay Native Association
  • Alaska Behavioral Health, Alaska Seeds of Change Initiative
  • Community Connections
  • Alaska Native Heritage Center
  • Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation

Become a VISTA member by viewing an open listing of VISTA positions in Alaska. 

Expand your impact with an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer. The power of AmeriCorps VISTA is extraordinary. Bring talented, passionate people on board to increase the capacity of your organization. Apply to become a program partner today. 

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AmeriCorps is the federal agency connecting individuals and organizations through service and volunteering to tackle the nation's most pressing challenges. Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of AmeriCorps.