Application Open for Full-Time Summer Capacity Building

Iowa Campus Compact is seeking host sites for its Summer VISTA program. Summer VISTA associates are full-time national service members who work full time for 8 weeks beginning Friday, June 2, 2017 through Friday, July 28, 2017. Host sites can be Iowa nonprofits, college or universities, or government agencies in need of summer capacity support.

The final application deadline is Friday, March 17, 2017, but sites will be reviewed for fit and capacity on a rolling basis.

The application and application instructions are available online.

Previous Summer VISTA host sites have helped create a summer mentorship program in Storm Lake, Iowa; developed marketing and outreach materials on the Buy Fresh Buy Local farmers market in Sioux City, Iowa; provided and promoted environmental education opportunities with the Kids Outdoors program at Lake Red Rock near Pella, Iowa; and planned, coordinated, and developed summer programming for youth and families in Storm Lake, Iowa.

Questions and project consultation should be directed to Justin Ellis at jellis {at} iwcc(.)edu or 515-235-4681.