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Thank you for your interest in working with Peace at Home Family Shelter! We are currently hiring 2024-2025 AmeriCorps VISTA members. Learn more below!

About Peace at Home Family Shelter

Founded in 1977 by a group of community members, Peace at Home was the first domestic violence shelter in Arkansas. Our current programs include a 24-hour crisis hotline, 50-bed emergency shelter, legal services, support groups, counseling, and housing assistance programs. All services are confidential and free of charge for survivors of domestic violence and their children. 
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Explore our available AmeriCorps VISTA positions below.



2024 Volunter Coordinator VISTA


Increase Peace at Home Family Shelter's capacity to aid domestic violence victims by implementing and managing a volunteer program! Key responsibilities include conducting surveys among staff members to identify potential volunteer roles, revising volunteer procedures, coordinating training sessions and schedules, and actively recruiting and overseeing volunteers. No previous volunteer management experience is required.

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About AmeriCorps VISTA

What is AmeriCorps VISTA?
Members serving in the AmeriCorps VISTA program serve full-time for one-year terms. They build capacity in nonprofit organizations and public agencies to help them more effectively generate the commitment of private sector resources, encourage volunteer service at the local level, and empower individuals and communities.

What are the benefits to AmeriCorps VISTA Service?
  • Education award of $6,000 at the end of service year, or $1,800 cash stipend
  • Non-competitive eligibility (NCE) for federal jobs
  • Professional development training
  • 20 vacation and sick days
  • Biweekly living stipend during service year (approximately $17,600 per year)
  • Relocation expenses to service site, if applicable
  • Health insurance
  • Childcare assistance, if applicable

Equal Opportunity Employer

Peace at Home Family Shelter is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, identity or expression, military service, or any legally protected status.  

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