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AmeriCorps VISTA

In partnership with Campus Compact, the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) is pleased to offer an AmeriCorps VISTA position at UW Green Bay. Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTA Program seeks to activate higher education institutions and their partners to work together to make an impact on poverty in their local community. Campus Compact VISTA’s build capacity for high impact programs, organizational approaches and collective impact efforts focused on low income individuals in one of the following areas: education, healthy futures, economic opportunity, and Veterans/military families.

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Currently, we are seeking a colleague to help work with and develop our Civic Scholars Program. For more information about the position, or to apply see here:

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Why might you want to volunteer with the AmeriCorps Vista program, and with us at the CCE?

  • Serve your community by supporting a mission of civic engagement and youth development, as well as fighting inequality by supporting student success and capacity building.
  • Develop professionally through training at UWGB and AmeriCorps.
  • Build your resume and network with a variety of companies, nonprofits and agencies in Brown County
  • Use the $6,195 Education Award given at the end of the year of service for graduate school or other education—many schools will match this funding!
  • Obtain “non-competitive” eligibility which makes it easier to secure positions with the Federal Government

Things to consider before applying: 

  • This is a volunteer position. The stipend is $513.94 every 2 weeks and most VISTA members are eligible and use SNAP (food stamps) and other benefits.
  • This position is full-time, although part-time outside employment is allowed and college courses or other training can be undertaken as part of the VISTA’s service hours when appropriate.
  • UWGB Campus Apartment Housing is included (value of $6,000) along with access to parking, gym and other campus amenities.

To apply, you must:

  • Be 18 years or older (no upper age limit)
  • Pass a national service criminal history check
  • Hold one of the following citizenship statuses: US citizen, US National, Lawful Permanent Resident Aliens and persons residing in a state that have the following legal residency classifications: refugee, asylum or asylee, temporary protected status, or deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) status.

UWGB’s CCE will conduct the first round of phone interviews in May after reviewing all applications submitted. A second round of interviews, in person or via web conference, will then be scheduled. Candidates will be notified by June 11th and begin work in July. Should no appropriate volunteer be found, applications submitted after June 11th will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Want more information or have questions? Contact the CCE by emailing co-director Katia Levintova or David Coury Or check out for more information about the Vista program.