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Americorps VISTA Opportunities
What is AmeriCorps VISTA?
Founded in 1994, AmeriCorps engages more than 80,000 Americans in intensive service each year at nonprofits, schools, public agencies, and community and faith-based groups across the country.
AmeriCorps VISTA, an AmeriCorps program, provides full-time members to create and expand programs that bring low-income individuals and communities out of poverty.
AmeriCorps VISTA members are passionate and committed to their mission to bring individuals and communities out of poverty. Members make a year-long, full-time commitment to serve on a specific project at a nonprofit organization or public agency. They focus their efforts to build the organizational, administrative, and financial capacity of organizations that fight illiteracy, improve health services, foster economic development, and otherwise assist low-income communities. A living stipend, health coverage, relocation allowance, childcare allowance, and post-service Education Award are provided.
Join the City of San Antonio's AmeriCorps VISTA Team!
AmeriCorps VISTA members will be supporting work throughout the City of San Antonio in the East Point & Real Estate Services, Health, Human Services, Library, Pre-K 4 SA, and Tricentennial.
2017 City of San Antonio Adult Digital Literacy VISTA
2017 City of San Antonio Diversity & Inclusion VISTA
2017 City of San Antonio Faith-Based Initiative VISTA
2017 City of San Antonio Head Start VISTA
2017 City of San Antonio My Brother's Keeper VISTA
2017 City of San Antonio Pre-K 4 SA VISTA
2017 City of San Antonio Tricentennial of Service VISTA
2017 Promise Zone Data & Evaluation VISTA
2017 Promise Zone Outreach & Engagement VISTA
2017 Promise Zone VISTA Leader
A monthly stipend of $990 is available for all VISTA members by AmeriCorps. A monthly stipend of $1,190 is available for all VISTA Leaders by AmeriCorps.
Note: Participating in the AmeriCorps VISTA Program is not employment with the City of San Antonio. Click here to apply for employment with the City of San Antonio.
City Council Opportunities
At times, our City Council offices have vacancies for qualified individuals. If you are interested in serving our City Council and supporting City Council members' efforts in their respective districts, please review the opportunities listed below.
The City of San Antonio’s Executive Team is comprised of the City Manager and her staff, as well as department directors and assistant directors who oversee operations of nearly 40 departments.
If you are interested in being considered for an executive position, please review the opportunities below.
If you would like to be considered for any current or future opportunities, please e-mail our Executive Recruiter, Joel Jenks.
Management Fellows program
Start Your Career Deep in the Heart
Since 2007, the City of San Antonio, Texas has offered emerging local government professionals with the opportunity to immerse themselves in local government management and develop real world skills and experience as part of the Management Fellow Program. This nationally-recognized 12-month program, will give you the opportunity to complete important projects and work along side key leaders of the nation's 7th largest city. Each Management Fellow will receive the opportunity to spend four months in each of the following departments:
- the City Manager's Office
- the Office of Management and Budget
- one operating department
Management Fellows will be exposed to multiple challenges that local governments face today, as well as new and innovative methods to deal with these challenges.
Each rotation will provide the Management Fellows with a broad base of experience that will benefit both the individual employee as well as the City in the future.
Upon completion of the 12-month program, City staff will work with each Management Fellow to help them find a full-time position that matches their individual career interests.
Look for your next chance to apply in Fall 2017.
San Antonio Fire Department Careers
The San Antonio Fire Department (SAFD) offers qualified individuals an opportunity to become a member of a highly skilled professional organization.
SAFD is committed to developing a highly qualified, motivated and diverse workforce that reflects the demographics of our community.
Find out how to join SAFD.
San Antonio Police Department Careers
Law Enforcement Officer
The San Antonio Police Department (SAPD) takes applications year round, and we are constantly looking for motivated and talented people to join our team. Please contact our recruiters with any questions or issues.
Find out how to join SAPD.
The San Antonio Police Department has periodic openings in civilian (non-enforcement, non-sworn) positions, such as dispatchers, school crossing guards, data entry clerks, police service agents, administrative aides, crime analysts, management analysts, evidence technicians, etc.
Apply for these civilian positions through Job Openings.
The City of San Antonio's Student Internship Program provides eligible students with the opportunity to work and gain real-world experience within City departments. Students are enabled to link theory with practice and develop specialized skills that cannot be taught in the classroom.
Participation in the Program is open to all 35+ City departments and offices, providing students with internship opportunities to meet their future career goals. The City is working with area vocational or technical schools, colleges, and universities to ensure participation from a diverse group of students with varied interests, majors, and backgrounds.
How to Apply
The City offers two options for applying for internships:
- General Internship Application - To request an internship with the City, complete a
general internship application. An application must be submitted for each semester during which you are interested in interning. As part of the application, you can request either a paid or unpaid internship and also indicate the department(s) you are interested in working with. Eligible applications will be forwarded to the requested hiring department(s) for consideration. If a department is able to host an intern, a hiring manager from the department will schedule interviews with selected applicants.
- Featured Internship Opportunities - Hiring departments will occasionally post specific internship opportunities. On our Job Opportunities page, perform a keyword search for Intern to find featured internship opportunities. A separate application must be submitted for each opportunity in order to be considered. If no featured opportunities are available or if you are not interested in the featured opportunities, you can submit a general internship application.
The following requirements apply:
- Be currently enrolled in an accredited vocational or technical school, college, or university (all majors welcome)
- Have completed of the first year of your program of study (preferred)
- Commit to the entire internship session (at least 12 weeks during the spring or fall semester and at least 8 weeks during the summer semester)
- Be eligible to work in the United States
- Possess a willingness to learn, positive attitude, and self-motivation
- Paid and unpaid internships may be available (maximum 20 hour workweek during the semester if internship is unpaid)
- Internships may be eligible for college credit*
- Work locations and schedules vary by department
- Duties vary by department
- Student interns are supported by Intern Mentor and Internship Coordinator
- Starting and ending dates are based upon the needs of the department and will be coordinated with the intern
*Speak with your college or university's academic advisor or career placement office to determine credit eligibility and requirements.
Questions? Contact Human Resources Customer Service at 210.207.8705 for more information.
Texas Anti-Gang Center
The San Antonio Police Department has accepted a grant establishing a Texas Anti-Gang (TAG) Center to serve as a centralized point of coordination to assist in combating organized gang criminal activity within San Antonio. The TAG Center will focus on gang prevention, intervention, and suppression activities, such as:
- Creation of strategic partnerships and planning
- Community-based awareness and education
- Identification and disruption of growth and spread of adult and juvenile gangs
- Prosecution of gang-related activities
The TAG program operates under a 10-member Executive Advisory Board comprised of one (1) member from each law enforcement agency partner.
If you are interested in being considered for a position within the TAG Center, please review the opportunities below.
Note: The TAG Administrator is a contract position funded through a grant from the Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division and does not include regular full-time benefits. The TAG Administrator position is not a full-time, part-time, or temporary City of San Antonio position and the candidate selected for the position will not be considered an employee of the City of San Antonio.
If you are interested in this unique opportunity, please email a resume, references, salary requirements, and a cover letter to Rachel Saldivar, Grants Management Officer.