AmeriCorps VISTA

DSNWK provides AmeriCorps VISTA opportunities supporting those with intellectual and developmental disabilities in northwest Kansas.

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Apply online or inquire about a position by contacting:

Sara Biggs at 785-625-5678 or at sara_biggs@mydsnwk.org

Lifting People Out of Poverty Since 1965

AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) members bring passion and perseverance where the need is greatest: to organizations that help eradicate poverty. AmeriCorps VISTA members serve as a catalyst for change, living and working alongside community members to meet our nation’s most pressing challenges and advance local solutions.

Make a difference and join AmeriCorps VISTA today!


VISTA Member Benefits (year long member):

Members can choose to receive the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award, worth approximately $6,495.00 (voucher), or an end-of-service cash stipend, with approximately $1,800, at the end of their service term. Check out the EdAward site to learn which student loans qualify.


Health Coverage


Bi-Weekly Living Allowance


Relocation Travel Allowance: This allowance is based on the direct mileage between your home address and your VISTA service site.


Settling-In Allowance is a one time payment of $750 intended to help cover initial settling in costs such as utility deposits, rental application fees.


Personal Leave: 10 days (vacation, personal days, religious observances).


Medical: 10 days (illness, injury, medical appointments).