May 11, 2017


What is AmeriCorps VISTA?

Volunteers In Service To America is a national program dedicated to fighting poverty across America. VISTAs work to build capacity for nonprofits, allowing programs to continue to expand by building sustainability into the future. AR Kids Read has a variety of opportunities to build capacity.

What are the benefits?

Positions are full-time and require a 1 year service term. According to the VISTA commitment to live and work alongside those they serve, VISTA members receive a monthly stipend and emergency health benefits. At the end of their service, VISTA members may earn the Segal Education Award of $5,815 or choose a cash stipend of $1,500. VISTA members can participate in free training and professional development through VISTA resources. They are also encouraged to take advantage of the experience, support and resources of the AR Kids Read staff and nonprofit community.

How do I apply?

Please contact Charlie Conklin at 501-244-2661 or email at