Wednesday, March 25, 2009

We Are Now Accepting Summer VISTA Applications...

Summer Positions Available

Rural Action will be hosting a Summer AmeriCorps VISTA program again this summer. If you want to get involved in great volunteer work and help build stronger communities in Appalachian Ohio, this is your chance!

We currently have twelve positions available:
These positions are full-time for eight weeks: June 15 – August 9. For complete descriptions of these positions and more details about service with AmeriCorps, visit our website.

Benefits of service include:
  • $833/month living allowance
  • Choice of either a $1,000 education award (current or future expenses, including student loans) OR a $200 cash stipend
To apply for the positions go to the AmeriCorps website and enter “Rural Action” in the “Program Name” field of the Advanced Opportunity Search. You can also contact our VISTA coordinator Candi Withem ( for more information, or call our offices (740.767.4938).

The application deadline is May 18.

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