Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging (NEI3A) has an exciting volunteer opportunity for you! NEI3A is seeking an individual to provide outreach through the AmeriCorps VISTA program. The VISTA member will build capacity and sustainability of Lifelong Links Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs) and the Volunteer Ombudsman Program in an assigned portion of the state to support efficient and effective statewide services to older Iowans and Iowans with disabilities.

The term of the VISTA position is one year and is part of the VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) program. Benefits of serving in a year-long VISTA program include:

  • Modest Living Allowance ($11,136 during the year of service, dispersed in bi-weekly payments)
  • Education award of $5,645 OR a $1,500 end of service cash stipend upon completion of service
  • One year of non-competitive eligibility for federal employment
  • Student Loan Deferment or Forbearance for qualified loans
  • Student Loan Interest Accrual paid for qualified loans
  • Child Care Assistance (if qualified)
  • Training and Leadership Development Opportunities

To learn more about the positions and to apply, visit AmeriCorps.gov. Click on elder care positions in Iowa under “Join AmeriCorps!”