Special Projects Coordinator

Iowa Campus Compact
This is an AmeriCorps Opportunity.


This AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer position requires a self-directed, deadline-oriented individual who has exceptional interpersonal skills and is able to build relationships with volunteers and organisations in their host site community. This particular position will work on first-gen and college access. The full time position serves in the community for twelve (12) months.


Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Non-competitive eligibility (federal jobs), Relocation allowance (if applicable), Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

1) A living stipend paid out bi-monthly from the Corporation for National and Community Service totaling $11,300 over 12 calendar months. 2) Health care benefit through the Corporation for National and Community Service 3) Professional development and networking opportunities 4) Upon successful completion of the full term of service, the Member will receive an education award of $5,775 or $1,500 post-service stipend, from the National Service Trust. 5) If the Member has received forbearance on a qualified student loan during the term of service, and the Member successfully completes the term of service, the National Service Trust will repay a portion of the interest that accrued on the loan during the term of service according to hours served. 6) Child-care benefits are contingent on having a child under 13, meeting an income threshold, needing child-care assistance to complete the AmeriCorps term of service, and having a financial need to pay necessary child-care expenses. More information can be found at 7) One-year noncompetitive status for a federal government job.

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check


Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Economic Security, Education & Youth

Living Allowance

$950 - $950 monthly

Education Requirements

Associates Degree (AA)

Weekly Hours


Location Type


Service Type

Indirect "capacity building" for a direct service program

Service Environment



Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Health Clinic/Other Health Organization, Higher Education Institution, Local Government Agency

1 Openings

Currently Recruiting

I’m Interested
Application Window
Service Dates
January 30, 2018 - January 30, 2019
  • Des Moines, IA
Contact Information
Geovanni Almanza
(515) 235-4686

Iowa Campus Compact

Focus Areas
Community & Nonprofit Development, Economic Security, Education & Youth
Contact Information
2500 Fleur Drive, Suite 200
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 235-4686
Year Founded