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AmeriCorps VISTA Community Health Program

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Program Overview

In partnership with AmeriCorps VISTA, CHRISTUS Health will serve as a sponsor (host site) and hire Community Health VISTA Coordinators across our Ministries.

As a change agent, you will help support the growth and capacity of CHRISTUS Health's community health and social impact efforts resulting in greater alignment to community needs, improvement of community health outcomes, and increased health equity. Furthermore, you will mobilize key individuals and organizations to create coalitions committed to improving community health, develop interventions that address community needs among under-resourced communities, and monitor/evaluate community programs. Join our team today!

Benefits to serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA member

Living Allowance

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

HealthCare Experience

This partnership with CHRISTUS Health provides a stepping stone into healthcare and public health.

Professional Development Training

You have the opportunity to attend in-person and virtual training to learn how to be a community development change agent.

Non-Competitive Eligibility

AmeriCorps VISTA is the only AmeriCorps program that allows members to earn federal non-competitive eligibility, giving members an edge in the federal hiring process.

End of Service Award

Members can choose between a Segal Education Award (valued at approximately $6,895) to pay for a range of education expenses or a $1,800 cash stipend.

Interested in Serving with AmeriCorps VISTA?

Register Here

Join an introductory webinar that gives an overview, and the benefits members receive during and after service.

Visit the AmeriCorps VISTA website

Learn more about the federal program.

Ready to Apply? Choose your local Ministry and apply.