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Why VISTA?

BENEFITS OF SERVING AS A VISTA

  • Build professional abilities in the not-for-profit sector
  • Choice of education award (matches Pell grant) or end of year stipend ($1200)
  • Non-competitive status for Federal position in the year following your term of service
  • Living allowance
  • Health Coverage
  • Working in the community where you live, or moving to a new community where you want to live

Why Tulane?

BENEFITS AND SUPPORT PROVIDED TO VISTA MEMBERS AT TULANE

  • Enjoy the culture of New Orleans
  • Participate in the renewal of the city post-Katrina
  • Opportunity to work on individual projects and maintain a support group with other VISTA members
  • Develop relationships with Tulane University and local organizations
  • Housing provided at Deming Pavilion
  • Weekly professional and career development sessions

Application & Eligibility

Please visit the AmeriCorps VISTA website for more information about AmeriCorps, and our AmeriCorps recruitment page to complete an application. To participate you must be at least 17 years old and completion of a bachelor's degree is strongly preferred. Initiative, flexibility, and organizational skills are a must as well as the ability to function in both a university and community atmosphere. You must be available to serve full-time for one year.


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