Host an AmeriCorps Member

Host An Americorps MemberNow Soliciting VISTA New Host Sites! Applications are due August 31 by 5pm!

The Rural Opportunity VISTA program is currently soliciting new host sites. Any nonprofit, government entity, public institution of higher education or Native American tribe is invited to apply. To find out more about our programs, scroll down, click to download the host site application.

Rural Opportunity VISTA Program

CEDAM’s AmeriCorps Programs at a Glance

AmeriCorps Members Get Things Done!

Michigan Financial Opportunity Corps (MFOC) members bring the following financial empowerment programs to host sites: Show Me The Money Day, financial education workshops, VITA free tax assistance and foreclosure prevention. The average MFOC member:

  • Facilitates financial education classes to 50 individuals
  • Assists 40 at-risk homeowners with foreclosure prevention
  • Recruits 6 volunteers for their host site and
  • Hosts 1 Show Me the Money Day resource fair

VISTA members serve in strategic capacity-building roles that improve the efficiency, reach or effectiveness of organization programs. The average VISTA member:

  • Raises $12,475 of funds for their host sites
  • Recruits 26 volunteers who give 200 hours of service and
  • Creates countless new processes and procedures