AmeriCorps Member Opportunities



In support of our mission for a thriving, healthy, and resilient community, the United Way works with the AmeriCorps Program to place VISTA members with local nonprofit health and human service agencies.  

AmeriCorps VISTA members put their passion into action by serving full time at a local community nonprofit for 1 year. If you are interested in a VISTA AmeriCorps position, please complete the VISTA AmeriCorps Interest Form here.

Every year each member serves 35+ hours per week for full year.

Current AmeriCorps VISTA opportunities can be found on our Careers page.



  • Health Insurance
  • Childcare Assistance
  • Relocation Assistance
  • End of Year Stipend or Education Award
  • Living Allowance
  • PTO Package
  • Professional Development

For full VISTA Americorp benefits Click Here for English, Click Here for Spanish


  • Must be at least 17 years or older and able to pass a national service criminal history check
  • Members must hold one of the following citizenship statuses: US citizen, US National, Lawful Permanent "Aliens"
  • Some Sites Require COVID Vaccination


Our Ideal Member also…

  • Ability to operate standard office equipment and pertinent software applications required
  • Ability to develop and oversee projects required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required
  • Ability to prepare and maintain accurate records required
  • Is passionate about serving their community!
  • Is currently living in Douglas County
  • Has some college or job experience.
  • Has experience in nonprofits, community organizing, or related field

Reasonable Accommodation: United Way of Douglas County will provide reasonable accommodation to the known mental or physical disabilities of otherwise qualified members, service recipients, applicants, and program staff. All selections and project assignments will be made without regard to the need to provide reasonable accommodation.

Notice of Nondiscrimination: Participation in the AmeriCorps and its programs and projects will be based on merit and equal opportunity for all, without regard to factors such as race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, political affiliation, marital or parental status, military service, or religious, community, or social affiliations.