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The North Country VISTA Project aims to address the needs of our rural, low-income community through collective action and asset based community solutions by utilizing regional data and VISTA support to improve outcomes in Housing and Food Insecurity, STEM Education & Employment, and Family Development through an Anti-Poverty Focus that empowers the community through sustainable solutions and capacity building.

We are looking to hire members right now for the 2018-2019 year! Click on the positions descriptions below and consider applying!

Think you have to choose between helping others or a career?        

Think again...

If you answered yes to any of these questions, consider joining AmeriCorps VISTA after graduating. With AmeriCorps VISTA, you have a chance to live and serve in the community and focus area of your choice. For a one year commitment, you will receive a modest living allowance, a $5,815 education award (to put towards education expenses like student loans), health and childcare coverage, and many more benefits. See the full list of AmeriCorps VISTA benefits here. Or check out the benefit fact sheets at the bottom of the page.

Do you identify with one of the following? If so, then VISTA is for you!

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Positions available:

Learn more about SUNY Plattsburgh at: http://web.plattsburgh.edu

Learn more about the Town of Plattsburgh at: http://townofplattsburgh.com

Learn more about Cornell Cooperative Extension at: www.cce.cornell.edu/essex

Learn more about SUNY Plattsburgh at: http://web.plattsburgh.edu

Learn more about the City of Plattsburgh at: http://www.cityofplattsburgh.com

Watch below the videos and view the pictures of the work and people that work to support communities!

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Review all the benefits of AmeriCorps-VISTA in the Fact-Sheets below: