Serve With Us

FIRST® VISTA Members work to:

  • Support and assist in the recruitment of teams, Mentors, Coaches and Volunteers with an emphasis on securing and sustaining support to the underserved,
  • Target specific underserved schools and communities as locations to establish FIRST teams or sustain and grow existing teams
  • Support existing teams and Mentors to impact student engagement and interest in STEM
  • Raise awareness of grant and funding opportunities for underserved youth or teams and to bring awareness to high school students on FIRST teams regarding scholarship opportunities for post-secondary schooling opportunities
  • Host/support outreach events, expos and demonstrations to increase awareness of FIRST programs among the underserved/underrepresented
  • Assist in supporting and organizing competitions and events for all FIRST programs 
  • Coordinate training and workshops for teams by connected them to local expertise
  • Track and report out on specific performance milestones and measurements

Qualifications: Candidates should possess strong organizational skills, proven ability to meet deadlines, have the ability to multi-task, be a team player, and have excellent communication skills. College degree preferred. Reliable transportation required. Familiarity with FIRST programs is preferred but not required.          

Program Benefits: Training, Relocation Allowance, use of FIRST VISTA computer during service term, expense account, Health Benefit Plan*, Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend upon completion of service, Childcare assistance if eligible, Living Allowance.


*Details about AmeriCorps VISTA Health Benefit Plan.

Locations:

FIRST places VISTA members in locations across the country. A full list of FIRST VISTA site locations can be found on the VISTA application. 

How to Apply:

If you would like to apply to become a FIRST VISTA Member, please follow this link: FIRST VISTA Application

Contact Us:

If you have questions or would like more information about applying to the FIRST VISTA program, please email us at VISTA@firstinspires.org