October VISTA Spotlight

I recently had the opportunity to interview Ernest Jefferson, an ILCC VISTA currently serving at North Park University. He is about to finish up his service year in November, so it was nice to catch up with him to discuss his service year and post-service year plans. J: Where did you serve and what is your title during your VISTA service year? E: North Park University, Chicago IL. My title is Catalyst on Campus Coordinator.  J: What projects/tasks did you work on during your service year? E: I was primarily responsible for coordinating the Catalyst on Campus program. Catalyst 606…

ILCC Service Corps

Illinois Campus Compact is beginning an AmeriCorps State Program. This program is for college students at ILCC member institutions who are passionate and committed to service. Selected students have one year to service at least 300 hours building capacity for campus and community partnerships . Once these hours are completed the student will receive a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award. If the student completes 300 volunteer hours they will receive a $1,252.91 education award. If the student completes 450 volunteer hours they will receive a $1,566.14 education award. This program rewards students for being civically engaged and giving back to their community….

2018-2019 ILCC VISTA Site Application

VISTA Site Applications for the next Academic year are now available! Whether you are continuing a VISTA program on your campus or going in with a new vision, it is important to get your application in by the deadline so that we can ensure the smoothest recruitment process. We are excited to once again work with our member campuses to craft important VISTA roles to advance civic education in Illinois! You an access the application documentation below. Complete the application and send it to MLoCasto {at} Depaul(.)edu or BTerry1 {at} depaul(.)edu by Friday, January 19th, 2018.