Advance health equity for low-income Minnesotans through partnerships between higher education and communities with VISTA positions on college campuses, at clinics, and in community-based organizations. Increasing access to healthcare, health insurance, emergency food, and/or health education are core components of all CHC VISTA projects, though each position is unique.
CHC VISTA members serve full-time at a host site for one year and receive a modest living allowance. VISTA, Volunteers in Service to America, is a federally funded program founded in 1965 to alleviate poverty. VISTA is distinguished from other AmeriCorps programs by its focus on capacity building projects.