AmeriCorps VISTA

MENTOR Virginia’s VISTA Program

MENTOR Virginia’s AmeriCorps VISTA Program aims to build the capacity of mentoring programs and youth development organizations throughout Virginia. VISTA Members serving through MENTOR Virginia’s VISTA Program focus on developing systems and structures that enhance the quality and quantity of youth mentoring relationships in Virginia, driving improved outcomes for low-income youth and young adults.

Currently Serving

Each year, MENTOR Virginia welcomes a new cohort of AmeriCorps VISTAs. Meet our VISTA Members who are currently serving with partner mentoring programs across Virginia.


A great way to learn more about what VISTA Members can accomplish during a year of service is to read blog posts written by current and former VISTA Members.


For more information about becoming a host site or serving through MENTOR Virginia’s AmeriCorps VISTA Program, check out our frequently-asked questions page.

VISTA Stories

Mary Katherine

As the year continued, I found myself growing, changing, and falling more and more in love with the idea of working in a volunteerism and service field…

VISTA Stories


It is through the citizens of our community serving alongside us that we, as AmeriCorps members, can hope to create an inspiration of our own…