Serve Philadelphia is committed to equity and diversity. We seek the fresh perspectives of candidates with varied life and work experiences.
Serve Philadelphia VISTA positions are entry-level, meaning that there are opportunities for growth within the role.
Studies have shown that marginalized communities—including women, LGBTQ+ people, and people of color—are less likely to apply to positions unless they meet every listed qualification. However, we deem all experience as relevant, and we encourage marginalized applicants from non-traditional career paths to consider applying.
You can review the requirements and benefits for each pathway and decide what’s right for you.
Complete our interest form to be notified when applications open.
This interview will ensure that you are a good fit for the program. You’ll then attend an interview with sites that accept your application.
Afterward, you will rank your chosen positions in order of preference.
To apply for the full-year VISTA program, you must submit:
To apply for the VISTA leader program, you must submit:
To apply for the summer VISTA program, you must submit: