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AmeriCorps VISTA announces new program

JAN. 14, 2011 – AmeriCorps recently announced a new opportunity for VISTA projects in North Carolina. They are looking specifically for proposals which address at least one of the following areas:
  • Job development and employment access and training
  • Safe and affordable housing
  • Asset development and financial literacy
  • Increasing graduation rates in low-income communities
  • Improving grade level performance
  • Support for persistently underperforming schools
  • Engaging veterans in service and serving veterans and military families

VISTA members will be assigned to the chosen projects for one year of full-time service, starting in November of 2011. If you are interested in submitting a project to AmeriCorps for consideration, download the Concept Paper Request and Concept Paper Guidelines