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M-DCPS AmeriCorps VISTA Positions

AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) members are passionate and committed to their mission to bring individuals and communities out of poverty.  Members make a year-long, full-time commitment to serve on a specific project at Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Volunteers focus their efforts to build the organizational, administrative, and financial capacity of the program or department they are assigned to, while gaining valuable work skills on dynamic M-DCPS teams. 


AmeriCorps VISTA is open to all U.S. citizens, nationals, or lawful permanent resident aliens age 18 and older. Members and Summer Associates receive a modest living allowance. Members who serve for a year also receive limited health benefit options, childcare, if needed, and other benefits. After successful completion of a term of service, members can choose to receive a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award or post-service stipend.



Click to learn more about AmeriCorps VISTA



Click here for the VISTA Pre-Application!






For more information please contact Ms. Monique Cooper at

or 305-995-1439.

VISTA Positions @ M-DCPS
Office of Intergovernmental Affairs and Grants Adminsitration
(2 Positions)
  • Learn grant development and writing

  • Enhance website 

  • Help develop social media campaigns

  • Maintain monthly funding newsletter


Foundation for New Education Initiatives (FNEI)
(2 Positions)
  • Develop innovative web and social media campaigns

  • Research potential donors

  • Assist with fundraising initiatives

Office of Community Engagement
(2 Positions)
Regional VISTA Leader
(1 Position)
  • Learn to use marketing tools 

  • Assist in training mentors

  • Learn to use Volunteer Management Systems for strategic planning 

  • Help foster Miami-Dade business partnerships


  • Support VISTA Supervisor and VISTA members within Miami-Dade County


Assessment, Research and Data Analysis
(1 Position)-not currently open
Miami Beach Senior High - 
AVID Program
(1 Position)
  • Support team in rolling out computer-based-testing 

  • Support development of new statewide assessment programs

  • Learn systems to facilitate data-driven instruction

  • Support AVID Team at school site 

  • Research and help with fundraising efforts 

  • Assist with arranging fieldtrips such as College Tour  

  • Enhance web and social media campaigns

Cultural Passport
(1 Position)-not currently open
  • Manage crowdfunding initiatives

  • Set up and monitor point-of-sale fundraising

  • Research and write grants

  • Maintain website and internal marketing and fundraising systems 

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