The L.A. Works Volunteer Corps member will:

  • Build your organization’s capacity to serve its community and its mission by supporting the volunteer infrastructure, including volunteer mobilization and management.

  • Implement characteristics from the Service Enterprise curriculum, a nationally recognized certification program by Points of Light on volunteer engagement sustainability and best practices.

  • Direct project development, volunteer mobilization and volunteer management.

Benefits for Nonprofits

Hosting a Volunteer Corps member adds to your capacity by increasing your staff without over-extending your budget. You will:

  • Gain a full-time highly skilled VISTA member who will commit their 12-month term to building and enhancing your volunteer program.

  • Collaborate with L.A. Works throughout recruitment process to find the best member for your organization.

  • Eliminate the time required to apply directly to CNCS for VISTA members and a receive subsidized rate to host the VISTA (State Fee is $16,000 in CA).

  • Improve your volunteer program to effectively engage more volunteers and increase your impact in the community.