• City of Monroe - AmeriCorps VISTA

AmeriCorps VISTA

The City of Monroe AmericCorps VISTA

The City of Monroe 

Is AmericCorps VISTA Right for You?

Community Change Agent

  • Thinks global, acts local
  • Believes in social justice

Altruistic Adventurer

  • Champions sustainable solutions
  • Seeks road less traveled 

GAP Year Go-Getter

  • Craves real world skills
  • Needs to pay off student loans

Pragmatic Professional

  • Focuses on Building a career
  • Wants to pay for grad school

Benefits of AmeriCorps VISTA 

Living Allowance

Receive a modest bi-weekly living allowance to cover basic expenses.

Relocation Allowance

If you move 50+ miles from your home to a new community, you receive relocation travel assistance and a settling-in allowance.

End of Service Award

Choose between a Segal Education Award ($6,195) to pay for a range of education expenses or a cash stipend ($1,800).

Healthcare Benefit

Choose between reimbursement for healthcare or a healthcare plan. Dental and vision are also included.

Non-Competitive Eligibility (NCE)

NCE is a unique hiring path which makes it easier for federal agencies to hire you.

Professional Development Training

Attend in-person and virtual professional development opportunities throughout the year.

Child Care

You may be eligible to receive a child care benefit if you have children under the age of 13.

And many more benefits...

You can find them at VISTACampus.gov/in-service/benefits-service.

How to Apply

  1. Create a Profile
    Create a profile on my.americorps.gov.
  2. Search Opportunities
    Go to my.americorps.gov and search for AmeriCorps VISTA opportunities that are of interest to you.
  3. Apply
    Once you find the AmeriCorps VISTA project right for you, submit an application.
  4. Interview
    If selected by the project, you’ll be contacted for an interview.
  5. Begin Service
    Attend training and begin your year of service, if selected for the position.

Who Can Apply?

  • AmeriCorps VISTA members must be 18 and over.
  • AmeriCorps VISTA service is open to U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, Lawful Permanent Residents and persons legally residing in a state that have one of the following legal residency classifications: refugee, asylum or asylee, or temporary protected status.


City of Monroe
VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America)

Monroe Building Blocks Project

Now Hiring Fulltime Members!

Four positions available for individuals interested in making a difference in our community!! VISTA members serve 1-3 Year terms of service in their local communities.  

Available jobs 

  • Community Center Health and Wellness Coordinator
  • Community Engagement Coordinator
  • Community Center Program Developer
  • Community Resource Developer


Apply online at www.vistacampus.gov or send resume to ellen.hill@ci.monroe.la.us