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What is the MNA VISTA Program?

Michigan Nonprofit Association's (MNA) Civic Engagement team, comprised of The LEAGUE Michigan, Michigan Campus Compact, and Volunteer Centers of Michigan, expands efforts to reach across all areas of lifelong engagement in Michigan.

MNA Civic Engagement AmeriCorps VISTA members are placed with K-12 schools, college campuses, or volunteer centers and serve approximately half of their service hours building capacity within a strategic community partner. MNA VISTAs promote and strengthen community-building initiatives focused on education and economic opportunity.

What do MNA VISTA members do?

Click here to see the impact our 2014-2015 VISTAs are making in Michigan!

VISTA members serve to accomplish goals in one or more of the following five capacities:

  1. Student Engagement: Engage in activities intended to improve learning and success in low-achieving K-12 schools.
  2. Service-Learning:Engage in high quality service and service-learning projects in low-achieving K-12 schools.
  3. College Access & Success: Engage in counseling, academic, enrollment, and retention support activities for economically disadvantaged youth.
  4. Financial Literacy: Engage in activities that provide, support and/or facilitate access to resources and services that improve financial literacy, stability and security.
  5. Employability: Engage in activities that provide, support and/or facilitate access to workforce development resources and services intended to improve employability and, ultimately, lead to employment.

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Are you a current VISTA member or supervisor?

On our internal program website,, you can find our program Handbook, calendar (below), paperwork, resources and much more! 

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