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 low income/underserved 
  • Identify specific underserved schools and communities as locations to establish FIRST teams or sustain and grow existing teams
  • Raise awareness of grant, funding, and scholarship opportunities among underserved students, schools or teams
  • Develop and execute strategies to meet the support needs of local organizations that support FIRST teams in low income/underserved areas
  • 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.


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

AmeriCorps VISTA Host Site map

How to Apply:

Our application is currently closed and will re-open in April. Please check back here in April to apply for the 2020-2021 VISTA program year.

Contact Us:

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