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C-N VISTA Fellows


The Bonner Center at Carson-Newman University is accepting applications for the 2014 Carson-Newman AmeriCorps VISTA Fellows! A partnership between Carson-Newman University, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), and local community organizations in East Tennessee, the VISTA Fellows program works to address educational and economic disparities across the life course.

C-N VISTA Fellows commit to a twelve month term of service, beginning in May 2014. Focused on addressing education injustice, C-N VISTA Fellows will address juvenile justice, youth development, adult education, and much more through their term of service. Each VISTA is matched with a service site at an off-campus non-profit partner where they connect the resources of our campus and the community to further strengthen their work.  Interested candidates can apply online at www.americorps.gov or contact vista@cn.edu for more information.

Benefits include:

12-Month Training Calendar in Community Organizing

$11,136 living stipend

Health Coverage

$5,550 Segal Education Award or $1,500 Stipend at End of Service

Relocation Allowance

Child Care Assistance (if eligible)