AmeriCorps VISTA is recruiting a new Cohort. AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) is the national service program designed specifically to fight and address issues relating to poverty. VISTA has been on the front lines in the fight against poverty in America for more than 50 years. It is operated by AmeriCorps, the federal government agency that leads volunteering, service, and grant-making efforts in the United States. AmeriCorps operates nationwide service programs such as various FEMA Corps and Senior Corps. This program is available to all, without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, marital or parental status, genetic information, and military service.