VISTA Member Full-Year Opportunities

The Billings Metro VISTA Project is offering many summer and full-year AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) positions!

All of the full-year positions are a one-year, full-time commitment officially beginning on January 25, 2018 and ending on January 24, 2019.

Pre-Service Orientation will be held from January 23 through 26, 2018 and a five-day On-Site Orientation Training will be held from January 29 through February 2, 2018

in Billings, Montana. Following orientation, the VISTA members will join their Host Sites to begin service!
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Community Gardens & Food Security

Anti-hunger efforts assisting low income families and individuals gain access to healthy food to enhance diets. Projects emphasize holistic, wrap-around services moving low income individuals on a path toward financial independence.

Child Education & Mentoring

Projects that are designed to build capacity in order to maintain enrollment and support success in school. Projects may include teaching, tutoring, mentoring students, providing supportive services to teachers and school leaders, and expanding after school and learning programs.

Health & Crisis Services

Projects designed to increase access to preventative and / or health services for low income individuals and underserved populations to address significant healthcare problems including crisis intervention, mental illness, obesity and health care for homeless individuals.

Housing, Employment & Financial Literacy

Projects that are designed to further economic opportunity for low income households to access housing and to build assets. Projects may include creating access to emergency housing, transitional services, affordable housing, financial / budget education, income tax assistance, etc.

Statewide & City Initiatives

The Billings Metro VISTA Project supports several statewide economic development and housing initiatives in conjunction with the Montana Department of Commerce, the City of Great Falls, and the City of Missoula. These projects include community planning, housing, and equal opportunity.

City of Billings Initiatives

City-sponsored projects include food security / community gardening, Kids in Motion, and a Leader position for the Billings Metro VISTA Project.