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Posted on: January 12, 2023

City of Charleston to Hold AmeriCorps VISTA Virtual Information Session for 2023 Host Site Selection

The city of Charleston will hold a virtual information session for nonprofits and public agencies interested in this year’s AmeriCorps VISTA host site selection process on Thursday, January 19 at 9 a.m. via Zoom. 

AmeriCorps VISTA is the national service program of the Corporation for National and Community Service, designated specifically to fight poverty. 

Under the program, VISTA members will work with local organizations for one year to create systems that allow the organization to more effectively serve their clients and community members. 

The virtual information session on January 19 will provide an overview of the program and provide information on how local organizations can apply for workers, as well as the regulations and site requirements for additional staffing.

How to attend: Use the zoom link below to gain access to the Zoom. Representatives of organizations planning to apply are encouraged to attend. 

Application information: Application documents are available at the weblink below and must be submitted by Friday, February 3, 2023 at 3 p.m. 

Applications can be submitted electronically to (preferred), or either hand-delivered or mailed to 75 Calhoun Street, Suite 3700 (must be received by the deadline).

For more information, please contact Mindy Sturm at or visit

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