AmeriCorps is a national network of programs that engages more than 70,000 Americans each year in intensive service to meet critical needs in communities throughout the nation. There are several ways to get involved, from part-time local service programs to full-time residential programs. Members receive guidance and training so they can make a contribution that suits their talents, interests, and availability. Click here to see what AmeriCorps is doing to meet community need in South Carolina.
South Carolina Campus Compact VISTAs
South Carolina Campus Compact sponsors AmeriCorps*VISTAs (Volunteers in Service to America) on member campuses throughout the state. SCCC VISTAs respond to the needs in the community surrounding the college or university in which they serve and mobilize student volunteers to make an impact both on campus and in the community.The University of South Carolina proudly hosts two full-time South Carolina Campus Compact AmeriCorps*VISTAs in Community Service Programs, the Office of Student Engagement, and the South Carolina Honors College.
2013- 2014 USC AmeriCorps*VISTAs and assignment areas
South Carolina Campus Compact is currently accepting applications for AmeriCorps*VISTA positions! To learn more about these positions and apply to serve as a VISTA, please visit the AmeriCorps website.
Summer Associate Interns
Community Service Programs and the Office for Student Engagement (Service-Learning) are hosting 5 Summer Associate AmeriCorps VISTA positions. These positions are full-time volunteer opportunities where students are placed at a non-profit in order to not only gain experience but also promote collaborative efforts across non-profits, communities and institutions.
2013 Summer interns and placement:
Rachel Price- St. Lawrence Place
Michael Peterson- Conservation Voters of South Carolina
Alyce Ni- Columbia’s Kitchen
Candra Chaisson- Columbia’s Kitchen
Travis Horne-Freedom Schools
Stay connected to our interns and their service experience via their blog!