Fight poverty as an AmeriCorps VISTA at Tacoma-Pierce Cty Health Dept Methadone Treatment Services


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Tue Sep 04, 2018 08:00 AM - Tue Sep 03, 2019 05:00 PM


3629 S D St.Tacoma, WA 98418


UWTC's AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) members bring their passion and perseverance where the need is greatest: to organizations that help eradicate poverty. The most pressing challenges we face as a nation require the most courageous and creative people to address them. An AmeriCorps VISTA member serves as a catalyst for change, living and working alongside community members to advance local solutions.

Join our United Way of Thurston County AmeriCorps VISTA team of 20 VISTA members in Washington state's Pierce and Thurston counties. We are seeking an AmeriCorps VISTA member to commit to a year of national service at Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department Methadone Treatment Services.

Benefits of AmeriCorps VISTA service:

  • Bi-weekly living allowance of $472.22 (pre-tax)
  • End-of-service award (choice of $5,920 Segal AmeriCorps Education Award or approximately $1,800 cash stipend)
  • Healthcare
  • Childcare assistance
  • Loan forbearance and interest accrual payment or deferment on qualified student loans
  • Transportation and relocation assistance
  • Comprehensive leave benefit
  • High-quality training, orientation, and professional development
  • Non-competitive eligibility (NCE) status upon completion of service
  • Unique team experience as part of United Way and AmeriCorps networks


  • Project Management
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 40 hours per week

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