Apply now to be a Summer Associate VISTA!

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Overall Objective Free America's Summer Associate VISTA Program in partnership with aims to create more secure families and support access to nutritious food.

Silver City , Summer Associate Job Description: While serving with Silver City Gospel Mission located at 111 South Texas Street, Silver City NM over the summer your activities will encompass nurturing our community garden, actively supporting our food pantries, and engaging in various hunger-alleviation initiatives.

Service Term: Summer Associate VISTAs can start service on either June 12th or June 20th for a 10-week period working a full-time schedule of 35 hours a week:

  • Start date of 6/12/23 ends on 8/20/23
  • Start date of 6/20/23 ends on 8/28/23


  • Choice between the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $1,300 to be used to pay student loans or fund further education or a Cash Award of $276
  • Living Stipend of $3,384.67 for 10-week terms paid in bi-weekly installments
  • Professional Development Trainings


  • Interested in anti-hunger work that addresses the community's need for access to and education on nutritious foods
  • Experience working with diverse communities
  • Flexibility and willingness to work on different projects
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Reliable, organized, and communicative


  • Applicants must be at least 18 years old


  • Summer Associate VISTAs are able to participate in part-time employment or educational programs while serving


Application Instructions:

Please apply at the Silver City Gospel Mission, between 10am and 3pm program by Friday, May 26th at 10am MST.  We are located at 111 S. Texas Street in downtown Silver City behind Jalisco's Restaurant or call 575-388-5071 and talk to Randy.

Or Apply Online

to the Anti-Hunger Corps Summer Associate program by Friday, May 26th at 12pm EST with our step-by-step Application Guide.   (Job offer# 105139)
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For support with the application process, please don't hesitate to contact Erika Hernandez Burke via email at [email protected] or by phone at 646-860-5960.