AMERICORPS VISTA PROGRAM
A SAFE HAVEN AMERICORPS VISTA PROGRAM:
USE YOUR SKILLS TO IMPACT THOSE IN NEED
BE A CHANGE MAKER
Seeking: Motivated, flexible and passionate individuals who are willing to dedicate 365-days to helping us to engage, empower and improve our community.
Join the ASH VISTA Program to create change here in Chicago and gain new skills to add to your repertoire.
Whether you are new to the non-profit world and want to hone your skills, are a seasoned worker looking to make a career change, or are simply looking to give back to your community, becoming an AmeriCorps VISTA is one of the most meaningful decisions that you can make.
At A Safe Haven Foundation, we welcome VISTAs from all over the country and with all different backgrounds – as long as you desire to learn and grow and care about service and community. We want you to join our team!
Applications for our '22-'23 term are now open!
AmeriCorps VISTAs in our program serve in a variety of departments focusing on one or more of the following capacity-building activities:
- Sustainability and environmental management
- Communications systems
- Marketing and social media management
- Nutrition and health programming
- Fundraising through events, donor development, and grants
- Operations project management
- Developing programs to increase economic mobility, educational opportunities, and access to housing
- Building partnerships in the community
- Recruiting and managing volunteers
- Program assessment and management
How to Apply
CREATE AN ACCOUNT
To start the application process, create an account on my.americorps.gov. This will be where you input your skills, work and volunteer experience, personal statement, and references.
REVIEW OUR SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
In the My AmeriCorps “Advanced Search” page, navigate to the “Quick Search” and type “A Safe Haven Foundation” into the Program Name field and click “Search”. This will bring up all our current available positions.
APPLY TO POSITIONS
Select the opportunities you want to apply to and – if selected for an interview – you will hear back shortly from our AmeriCorps coordinators. If you don’t see a position that is right for you but are still interested in being an AmeriCorps VISTA at A Safe Haven Foundation – complete this inquiry form and we will get back to you.
AmeriCorps, a federal agency, brings people together to tackle the country’s most pressing challenges, through national service and volunteering. AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers serve with organizations dedicated to the improvement of communities. AmeriCorps helps make service to others a cornerstone of our national culture.
Learn more at AmeriCorps.gov.