Looking to serve as an AmeriCorps VISTA? Check out all the positions available across the state through Ohio CDC Association. Questions? Contact Paul Dravillas at vistaleader@ohiocdc.org. 

Central Ohio Positions


Ohio CDC Association (VISTA Leader)
Join our team for one year to help our statewide AmeriCorps VISTA Project. Must have at least one previous year of VISTA service. *Flexible start date & housing stipend* Apply here.

Modcon Living (formerly Rebuilding Together Central Ohio)
Join our Tool Library team to help low-income homeowners maintain homes and communities. Use your talents to build a digital education resource to link YouTube videos with tool use and maintenance. Apply here.

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Northeast Ohio Positions

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Campus District
Work in a dynamic and growing Downtown Cleveland district to develop practical solutions to help individuals currently experiencing homelessness to find their way out of poverty. Apply here.

Collinwood & Nottingham
Develop and implement a comprehensive strategy to stabilize housing stock, provide quality low-moderate income housing and increase home ownership in Collinwood. Apply here.

Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization
Strategize improved community engagement through innovative approaches to provide economic empowerment to residents. Apply here.

Famicos Foundation
Interested in increasing opportunities for youth to have a better pathway to success in the Hough and Glenville neighborhoods? Join Famicos Foundation! Apply here.

Strengthen vitality and livability in Cleveland Heights neighborhood through research and creation of an implementation strategy for community-development initiatives. Apply here.

Metro West Community Development Organization
Support the improvement of Cleveland’s La Villa Hispana neighborhood by increasing our capacity to support affordable housing and economic opportunity. Apply here.

MidTown Cleveland
Implement MidTown’s Hire Local pilot programs to connect disadvantaged residents, local employers, and nonprofit resources to increased community wealth in a rapidly growing Cleveland neighborhood. Apply here.

Shaker Heights Development Corporation
Engage with entrepreneurs and stakeholders in an emerging commercial corridor that is anchored by a co-work, office and programming facility, The Dealership. Apply here.

Tremont West Development Corporation
Join a dynamic team at Tremont West in a thriving Cleveland neighborhood! Activities include program development around employment access, housing counseling and creating energy efficient homes. Apply here.

Other Northeast Ohio Positions

Extended Housing (Painesville)
Are you dynamic, creative, and eager to make a difference? We need you! Help us develop our marketing strategy, volunteer program, and community partnerships so we can help more people find a home!  Apply here.

StarkFresh (Canton)
Help Bring Better Food and Food Jobs to More People, More Often. Apply here.

The Well (Akron)
Join us in implementation of a Community Tool Shed and Home Maintenance Classes. The Well CDC is building capacity to create a shared prosperity in an under-resourced community of Akron. Apply here.

Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership (Warren)
Fight poverty, increase access to locally grown foods, and work toward an equitable and just food system as an AmeriCorps VISTA serving with Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership. Apply here.

Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation (Youngstown)
YNDC seeks driven candidates to strengthen our capacity to build, develop, and organize neighborhood leaders to overcome barriers to economic opportunity in Youngstown’s neighborhoods. Apply here.

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Southeast Ohio Positions


Discover new solutions to unemployment issues facing individuals in re-entry & recovery in impoverished areas of rural Appalachia Ohio. Apply here.

Community Food Initiatives
Support equitable access to healthy local foods for all people in Southeast Ohio by developing successful social impact strategies. Apply here.

Live Healthy Appalachia
Support community wellness by increasing capacity for and access to healthy eating and physical activity programs in Southeast Ohio. Apply here.

ReUse Industries
Help our organization develop and implement a comprehensive marketing and communications strategy for the Athens MakerSpace and the Make Your Future training program. Apply here.


Building Bridges to Careers
Build employment and entrepreneurial opportunities for students, businesses, and community members to increase economic vitality across portions of the Appalachian region. Apply here.

Southern Ohio Positions


Ohio University
Increase economic vitality across Lawrence County by building employment and entrepreneurial opportunities through business and job creation. Apply here.


Shawnee State University
Take a leadership role in creating new programming and securing funding for an up-and-coming entrepreneurship and innovation center. Apply here.

Southwest Ohio Positions


Work directly with the Director of the Women’s Business Center in a community-focused impact nonprofit, helping underserved entrepreneurs start and expand their businesses. Apply here.

Working in Neighborhoods
Strengthen neighborhoods in Greater Cincinnati through resident-led development, financial education, and affordable homeownership! Apply here.

West Central Ohio Positions


CityWide Development Corporation
Build partnerships and increase capacity for programs in our community that help residents develop financial independence and increase access to affordable healthy food. Apply here.

County Corp
Conduct outreach and research to provide affordable housing programming to the residents of Montgomery County, Ohio! Apply here.

Yellow Springs

Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions
Strengthen the regional food system through on-the-ground support for local organic farmers, development of related business opportunities, education, volunteer and EBT management, and outreach. Apply here.

Yellow Springs Home, Inc.
Community development is a pillar of social justice – make an impact through grant writing, research, partnerships, and outreach to support bold Community Land Trust initiatives. Apply here.