Iowa Campus Compact VISTA Program

The Iowa Campus Compact VISTA program strives to eliminate poverty through campus-community partnerships by placing full-time capacity building support in nonprofit organizations and higher education institutions.
Apply to host a summer VISTA member in 2017. Application now open for nonprofit and higher education sites seeking capacity support.

Meet this year’s VISTA members and learn about their projects.

AmeriCorps VISTA: Briante Bagg

AmeriCorps VISTA: Briante Bagg

Meet Brianté Bagg our AmeriCorps VISTA member serving at Mercy College of Health Sciences in Des Moines Hometown: Sandwich, IL College & Degree: C…

AmeriCorps VISTA: Emma Pisarik

AmeriCorps VISTA: Emma Pisarik

Meet Emma Pisarik our AmeriCorps VISTA member serving at Iowa Wesleyan University in Mount Pleasant Hometown:  Mount Vernon, IA College and Degree: Ba…

AmeriCorps VISTA: Emmanuel Amon

AmeriCorps VISTA: Emmanuel Amon

Meet Emmanuel Amon our AmeriCorps VISTA member serving at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake Hometown: Summerville, South Carolina College and Degre…

AmeriCorps VISTA: Helen Bisioulis

AmeriCorps VISTA: Helen Bisioulis

Meet Helen Bisioulis our AmeriCorps VISTA member serving at The Circle Initiative in Dubuque Hometown: Calumet City, Illinois College and Degree: Will…

AmeriCorps VISTA: Jeffrey Czerwiec

AmeriCorps VISTA: Jeffrey Czerwiec

Meet Jeffrey Czerweic our AmeriCorps VISTA Member serving at Drake University in Des Moines Hometown: Ankeny, Iowa College and Degree: University of I…

AmeriCorps VISTA: Katherine McFarlin

AmeriCorps VISTA: Katherine McFarlin

Meet Katherine McFarlin our AmeriCorps VISTA member serving at The City of Dubuque Human Rights Department in Dubuque Hometown: Lake Villa, Illinois C…

AmeriCorps VISTA: Kristina Kofoot

AmeriCorps VISTA: Kristina Kofoot

Meet Kristina Kofoot our AmeriCorps VISTA member serving a second term at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls Hometown: Algona, Iowa Colleg…

AmeriCorps VISTA: Nichole Goodrich

AmeriCorps VISTA: Nichole Goodrich

Meet Nichole Goodrich our AmeriCorps VISTA member serving at Linn County Public Health in Cedar Rapids Hometown: Webster City, Iowa College and Degree…

AmeriCorps VISTA: Tara Brothers

AmeriCorps VISTA: Tara Brothers

Meet Tara Brothers our AmeriCorps VISTA member serving at Operation: New View Community Action Agency in Dubuque Hometown: Kieler, Wisconsin running j…

AmeriCorps VISTA: Tiffany Nguyen

AmeriCorps VISTA: Tiffany Nguyen

Meet Tiffany Nguyen our AmeriCorps VISTA member serving at Central College in Pella Hometown: Davenport, IA College and Degree: Central College. Spani…

AmeriCorps VISTA: Tou Xiong

AmeriCorps VISTA: Tou Xiong

Meet Tou Xiong our AmeriCorps VISTA member serving a second term at The Bridge of Storm Lake in Storm Lake Hometown: Fresno, CA College and degree: I…

AmeriCorps VISTA: Trisha Griffin

AmeriCorps VISTA: Trisha Griffin

Meet Trisha Griffin our AmeriCorps VISTA member serving at Grand View University in Des Moines Hometown: Laurens, IA College and Degree: Grand View Un…