AmeriCorps VISTA

Americorps VISTA is a federal program that aims to fight poverty by providing nonprofits with government-sponsored volunteers. It is a one year commitment during which the VISTA works full-time and is provided with a living wage based on the average income of the community they serve. As a VISTA here at the Ravenswood Makerspace Collaborative, you will work to benefit the Ravenswood School District by providing administrative support for the makerspace team. Projects may include designing programs, expanding community partnerships, resource development, volunteer coordination, organizing maker education trainings, and social media management. From the beginning to the end, you will receive training, become a member of the Maker VISTA community, and have a platform to succeed. To apply to serve as a 2017-2018 Maker VISTA member with Maker Ed, at any of our nationwide partner sites, please send a resume and cover letter to our team at Or, you can also submit an application for our open opportunity listings through the AmeriCorps portal. Position is open until filled.