VISTA Summer Associates Program



Carly Collins
The VISTA Summer Associates Program is a 10-week service opportunity for members who are available to the project on a full-time basis. As a Summer Associate, your contribution will have an actual and credible impact on low-income individuals and families in Billings, Montana!

Summer Associates must be: at least 18 years of age at the beginning of service; a U.S. Citizen, National or Legal Resident. Applicants on the National Sex Offenders Public Registry are not eligible for service.

*AmeriCorps VISTA will not host a Summer Associates Program in 2024*

Important Dates:

  • Service Term: TBD
  • On-Site Orientation Training: TBD
  • Host Site Service Start Date: TBD

Summer Associate Benefits:

In addition to making a credible effort to help people escape poverty, Summer Associates receive the following benefits:  

  • Additional Housing Allowance may be available! Amount payable directly to landlord or student housing. A lease must be provided for housing verification. 

  • Living Allowance: $439/week; paid bi-weekly
  • Segal AmeriCorps Education Award: $1,375 or an end-of-service Summer Stipend $345
  • Professional Development Training: TBD
  • Summer Associates do not receive health benefits or paid personal / medical leave