Make a Difference, Serve with AmeriCorps!


Better Together is recruiting AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America (VISTAs) for summer and year-long positions. Serve with youth organizations within Deschutes, Jefferson, and Crook Counties. Earn a bi-weekly stipend as well as an educational award for college.




Application now open for Summer and Year Long 2017 VISTAs.

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Summer VISTA Opportunities


AmeriCorps summer VISTAs complete a variety of tasks including leading youth activities, developing programs, and even community outreach and marketing! Whatever the task or challenge, VISTA Summer Associates make a lasting difference for youth throughout Central Oregon. Positions are available in Deschutes, Jefferson, and Crook counties.


  • 10 weeks of service.
  • $455 bi-weekly stipend
  • $1,230 education award
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Application Due: May 15th
  • Position Begins: June 15th

Learn more about the summer VISTA opportunities and apply HERE

Year-long VISTA Opportunities

AmeriCorps VISTA members focus their efforts on building the organizational, administrative, and financial capacity of organizations that serve youth throughout Central Oregon.  VISTAs develop programs to meet a need, write grants, recruit volunteers, and so much more. Make a lasting difference in your community and build professional skills.

  • 1-year term of service
  • $455 bi-weekly stipend
  • $5,815 education award
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Application Due: May 15th
  • Position Begins: July 11th

Year long VISTA opportunities with Better Together Include(Click Links to learn more and APPLY):

Building Healthy Connections VISTA

CareerConnect VISTA (Central Oregon)

College Engagement VISTA-Bridges

Community Engagement VISTA-Bridges

Community Engagement VISTA-STEM Partnerships

Mentor Programs VISTA (Central Oregon)

Teen Programs VISTA (Central Oregon)

Latino Success Initiative VISTA(Central Oregon)

College and Career Readiness VISTA

Have Questions? Contact our office at 541-693-5678