MOST Network VISTA Capacity Building

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Recruiting Organization: Maryland Out of School Time Network

MOST Network proudly serves as a statewide intermediary sponsor for AmeriCorps VISTA projects, supporting more and better out of school time (OST) programs for Maryland youth.

MOST VISTAs are full-time, paid national service members, who serve with an organization for a one-year project term. VISTAs find creative and lasting solutions to build capacity for OST and youth development organizations.

Having served the region for nearly a decade, our AmeriCorps VISTA program members serve as a catalyst for change, living and working alongside community members to advance local solutions.

Program Goals:
  • Inspire the future STEM workforce by engaging youth in high quality STEM learning opportunities.​
  • Support summer programming to combat learning loss and provide healthy, enriching activities for students. ​
  • Launch innovative projects that expand access, improve quality, facilitate collaboration, and create new initiatives for OST programs statewide.​
  • Develop a diverse, equity-centered workforce to strengthen the capacity of the youth development field to meet the needs of communities impacted by poverty.

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In-Service Benefits for VISTA members:

  • Bi-weekly living allowance
  • Health benefits, including medical, dental, vision, and wellness
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Networking opportunities
  • Loan deferment and interest forbearance
  • AmeriCorps Childcare Benefit Program
  • Transportation reimbursements
  • Relocation assistance
  • And more!


Stipends vary by service location. Members serving a full-year term will receive a bi-weekly stipend within the following range: ~$20,100 - $23,851 per service term.

Post-Service Benefits

  • Choice of $7,300 education award or $1,800 cash stipend
  • Non-competitive eligibility for federal employment for one year
  • Relocation assistance to cover costs of traveling to serve, and returning to permanent residence afterwards.
  • Access to a state-wide and national network of alumni

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Sun Aug 27, 2023 - Wed Aug 28, 2024
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