AmeriCorps or AmeriCorps VISTA Application Process

The process to apply to AmeriCorps VISTA is straightforward. Use this list to understand the main steps. Keep in mind the program you apply to may have more specific steps along the way - check their website or position listing(s) to find out more.

Steps to Apply

1. Create a profile on

2. Search for AmeriCorps VISTA opportunities that are of interest to you at

3. Once you find the AmeriCorps VISTA project for you, submit an application.

4. If selected by the project, you’ll be contacted for an interview.

5. If selected for the position, attend training and begin your year of service

Additional Resources

Check out these tools to guide you through the VISTA application process: