Welcome!

AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) is a federal program, administered by the Corporation of National Community Service (CNCS), dedicated to the alleviation of poverty.

With passion, commitment and hard work, AmeriCorps VISTAs create and expand programs designed to bring individuals and communities out of poverty.




“Your pay will be low; the conditions of your labor will be difficult. But you will have the satisfaction of leading a great national effort, and you will have the ultimate reward which comes to those who serve their fellow man.”

– Lyndon B. Johnson


Today, AmeriCorps VISTA engages more than 8,500 individuals every year in anti-poverty activities in communities throughout the nation.


Four Defining Principles of VISTA


Above all, VISTA members are catalysts for change, working to advance local solutions.

Health Care

Health Care Benefit & Allowance Plans


All AmeriCorps VISTA members are eligible to participate in one of two plans under the Health Benefit Program. 


Which Plan is Right For You?

Answer the following questions for direction on plan selection.
Do you have other coverage under a parent’s, spouse’s plan, your own plan purchased through the Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicaid, Medicare or Tricare?

If yes: Choose option #1

You are eligible for the AmeriCorps VISTA Healthcare Allowance

Do you have an Exemption Certification Number (ECN) from the Health Insurance Marketplace?

If yes: Choose option #2

You are eligible for the AmeriCorps VISTA Health Benefit Plan

Do you have an Exemption Certification Number (ECN) from the Health Insurance Marketplace?

If yes: Choose option 3 –

You are eligible for 60 Day Temporary enrollment in the AmeriCorps VISTA Health Benefit Plan while you apply through your Health Insurance Marketplace of ACA Coverage or an Exemption Certification Number.

Do you need to find out if you qualify for other coverage or if you are exempt? 

If yes: Choose option 4 –

You have the option to Waive Coverage through the AmeriCorps VISTA Health Benefit Program.

AmeriCorps has contracted with International Medical Group (IMG) to administer the AmeriCorps VISTA Healthcare program. For more information and enrollment forms, visit https://americorpsvista.imglobal.com/index