Achievement First is a public charter school network serving majority Black and Latinx students, preparing 100% of graduating seniors for a 4-year college degree. AmeriCorps VISTAs at AF have the opportunity to support incredible students in their journey through K-12 and beyond in New York, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. There are five possibilities for service at our schools:
With dedicated staff, strong core values, and incredible results, Achievement First shows that amazing things can happen when potential meets opportunity. We look forward to welcoming new VISTAs who want to be innovative and have a big impact. After applying through the AmeriCorps page, we will find out which VISTA position suits your unique talents, interests, and skills. Click here for our Connecticut and Rhode Island listings, and here for our New York listings.
Minimum Eligibility Requirements:
To apply: please visit our listing on the AmeriCorps page to complete an application.
About Achievement First
Change requires change agents. Across our growing network of high-performing public charter schools, our students in historically underserved communities enter our doors looking for a great education. We are a network of innovators, of dedicated educators committed to pursuing excellence for ourselves and our students, of content nerds with a deep knowledge and love of subject matter, and of advocates with an unwavering commitment to inspiring all students to reach the high expectations that help them succeed. We are looking for you!
We believe in the fierce urgency of now. In our classrooms, our students benefit from high-quality, rigorous and engaging instruction infused with a contagious enthusiasm for content and learning. Our students know they can and will achieve, and every day we work to provide them with opportunities for deep intellectual engagement across all subjects and content areas. Our students will graduate from top colleges and universities and then will have access to all of the life and leadership opportunities that flow from a great education. Our students will change the world.
Every year, AmeriCorps places more than 270,000 individuals with organizations making a difference across America. VISTA members often serve for 1-2 years with their local organization, building lasting relationships and developing their skills as leaders.
Achievement First is a public charter school network serving majority Black and Latinx students, preparing 100% of graduating seniors for a 4-year college degree. AmeriCorps VISTAs at AF have the opportunity to support incredible…