AmeriCorps VISTA Program



What is AmeriCorp VISTA?

AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) is a national service program that matches adults of all ages with community anti-poverty initiatives. With a focus on community empowerment, capacity building, and sustainable solutions these VISTAs work behind the scenes with organizations that:

Improve literacy
Expand job opportunities
Develop financial assets
Reduce homelessness
Improve health services
Increase housing opportunities
Increase economic opportunities for low-income veterans and military families


In the Ocoee Region, more than 106 VISTA's have served at 45 organizations through our United Way's VISTA program.


This year, our VISTAs will:

Establish volunteer programs
Research and write grants
Build relationships with supporters
Increase community engagement
Develop funding plans
Create marketing strategies
Establish efficient business processes

What are YOU doing this year?

Ready to join our team?




For information on our VISTA program, including the living allowance, education award, and other benfits of service, contact or 423-479-2020.

For more information about the national VISTA program, visit