AmeriCorps VISTA members are a critical component in service delivery for many organizations across America. AmeriCorps VISTA members work to reduce poverty through building the capacity of public or non-profit entities that share this goal. VISTA members apply for one year terms and are placed at various host-site communities across the country while they are granted a living stipend and other benefits from the federal government.

Downtown Colorado, Inc. is a sponsoring organization that manages and places VISTA members across the state of Colorado. All of our DCI-VISTA team members are working on objectives that relate to community and economic development, urban planning, and transit, etc. that coincide with poverty reduction. Check out our full information flier!


"Savannah provided us with a greater understanding of the housing issues facing our community. She also worked alongside a local nonprofit, the Hispanic Affairs Project, to support the city's engagement efforts to build relationships and identify needs in order to better serve our residents. We are grateful for the VISTA program and Savannah's service in Montrose."
Kendall Cramer, Montrose Innovation & Citizen Engagement Grant Coordinator

"Aaron is an extremely valuable member of our team. He works well with everyone in our office, as well as working with several offices of the City on different projects. He is incredibly organized, sees things that need attention and jumps in to take care of them."
Leslie Lewis, Director, Manitou Springs Chamber of Commerce, Visitors Bureau & Office of Economic Development

Serve as an AmeriCorps VISTA

Are you currently volunteering for a Colorado community and want to do it full-time? Are you looking for your next career move? Would you like to help a Colorado community expand their capacity?

Go to and select 'Search Listings' to look for openings in Colorado or across the country. There are various filters available to narrow your search. For additional questions, you can contact DCI directly for more information or you can fill out DCI's interest form to apply directly to one of DCI's sites.

Longmont Creative District Coordinator in Longmont and VISTA Apprenticeship Program Coordinator with Colorado Northwestern Community College ---- Contact Bailee at

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