School of Journalism and New Media

The University of Mississippi

Americorps VISTA Opening, Mississippi

Posted on: November 18th, 2016 by jheo1

We are currently recruiting for VISTA positions that will begin a year of service on January 30, 2017. VISTA positions are available locally at Good Food for Oxford Schools, Horizons at the University of Mississippi, the Lafayette County Literacy Council, and the Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies. Outside of Oxford, we are recruiting for VISTA positions at Crenshaw Elementary School (Crenshaw, MS), North Panola High School (Sardis, MS), the University of Mississippi Medical Center (Jackson, MS), and Youth Opportunities Unlimited (Marks, MS).


For more information, visit You can also find our recruitment flyer attached. I would appreciate it very much if you can disseminate this information throughout your networks on campus and in the community. Additionally, our VISTA Leaders, Sara Baker and Shannon Curtis, are available to speak to classes about this opportunity.


The deadline to apply is Monday, December 12. Thank you for helping us to spread the word about this national service opportunity to fight poverty through education in Mississippi.





Albert Nylander, Ph.D.

Director, McLean Institute for Public Service and Community Engagement

Professor of Sociology

The University of Mississippi

311 Howry

University, MS 38677

(662) 915-2050 |