City of Philadelphia

VISTAs, SERVE Philadelphia

Posted on March 20, 2017

Serve Philadelphia VISTAs are AmeriCorps members who fight the injustices and causes of poverty facing individuals and communities in Philadelphia by serving in city departments full-time for one year.

The Serve Philadelphia VISTA program goals are to:​

  • Increase capacity for city government departments that serve low-income individuals and communities
  • Decrease poverty and the disparity of wealth and resources
  • Empower the Philadelphia community with tools to promote sustainable self-sufficiency
  • Engage all Philadelphians in lifelong volunteerism and service

Since 2010, 103 AmeriCorps VISTA members have served through the Serve Philadelphia and have built capacity in 21 different city departments

Applications close April 19th, 2017 at 11:59 PM

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