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AmeriCorps VISTA positions by region

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Now recruiting for the August 2022 cohort! Positions posted soon. 

Portland Metro Area

If you can dream it, you can probably find it in Portland. The Portland metro area has a rich culture of food and fun. Every neighborhood has its own heartbeat and its own flavor. Learn more about Portland on Travel Oregon.

  • Multnomah County Primary Care and Dental Health Integration VISTA (Portland)
  • OHA Health Security, Preparedess and Response - Preparedness Medical Surge VISTA (Portland)
  • OHA Health Security, Preparedness and Response - Preparedness Capacity Building VISTA (Portland)
  • OHA Health Security, Preparedness and Response - Preparedness Public Information VISTA (Portland)
  • OHA Behavioral Health Disaster Response and Recovery VISTA (Portland)
  • OHA Public Health Director's Office - Healthier Together Oregon VISTA (Portland)
  • OHA State Emergency Regsitry of Volunteers in Oregon - Volunteer and Community Engagement VISTA (Portland)
  • OHA AmeriCorps VISTA Leader (Portland)
    • We are recruiting for two VISTA Leader positions that will be based in Portland. Candidates must have completed one year of AmeriCorps VISTA or Peace Corps (exceptions made if service ended early due to COVID). 

The Columbia River Gorge

  • OSU Extension Air Quality and Food Shed Systems VISTA (Hood River)

willamette valley and foothillsThe Willamette Valley and foothills

Filled with deep forests, cascading waterfalls and natural hot springs, the Willamette Valley is a welcoming and lovely place. It balances the beauty of nature with the accessibility to cities and towns. To learn more about the charm of Willamette Valley, visit Travel Oregon.

  • HIV Alliance Education and Outreach VISTA (Eugene)
  • OHA HSD Behavioral Health Engagement VISTA  (Salem)

The Coast

Oregon's coast is filled with picturesque forests, sand dunes, and islands ready to be explored! Scenic beach towns and state parks are scattered along the edges, and all coast lands are public land. Find out more about the untamed coast on Travel Oregon. Find out more about the untamed coast on Travel Oregon.

  • Tillamook Community Community Assessment and Engagement VISTA (Tillamook)


Central Oregon

Ancient volcanic peaks welcome you to sunny Central Oregon which boasts at least 300 sunny days a year. The mountains strewn through the area provide skiing in the winter and hiking in the summer offering the best outdoor recreation in any season. Learn more about the extensive beauty of central Oregon on Travel Oregon.

  • Crook County COVID-19 Resilience & Recovery VISTA (Prineville)

Fort Rock photo by Flickr user Jon David Nelson

Eastern Oregon

Geographically diverse and expansive, Eastern Oregon is home to mountains, rivers, deserts. Whether you're hiking in through the Wallowas mountain range, learning about the prehistoric past of Oregon at the John Day Fossil Beds, or exploring the John Day River, discovering the many wonders of this region will keep you busy. Learn more about Eastern Oregon on Travel Oregon.

  • Harney County Climate and Health Equity VISTA (Burns)


Fort Rock photo by Flickr user Jon David Nelson

Southern Oregon

Southern Oregon offers a wide range of activities and culture. You'll never be far from adventure with plenty of opportunities for skiing, water sports, mountain biking, rafting, and hiking in the nearby mountains and Rogue River Valley. Explore Crater Lake National Park, home to the deepest lake in the United States. In addition to incredible outdoors activities, Southern Oregon boasts cultural opportunities as well, including the renowned and Tony-Award Winning annual Shakespeare festival and the Oregon Caves National Monument. Learn more about the beauties of Southern Oregon on Travel Oregon

  • Waterfall Community Health Center Social Determinants of Health VISTA (North Bend) (position filled)

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Information current as of May 17, 2022