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VISTA Positions (learn more about the AmeriCorps VISTA program and the benefits of service):


Are you looking for a rewarding career? One that recognizes your contributions and respects and encourages your input, insight, and intelligence? Look no further.

Adoption Network Cleveland: The Ohio Family Connection offers a diverse and progressive work environment for people looking to make a difference. Our staff are committed to the mission of Adoption Network Cleveland, and many are themselves members of the adoption constellation. While we work hard, we also have lots of fun and enjoy the work we do.

Adoption Network Cleveland offers excellent employment benefits, is an Equal Opportunity Employer, follows all employment guidelines and provides a diverse workplace.

The following positions are currently open:


Adoption Network Cleveland is accepting applications for the 2019-20 Americorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) program.

The deadline to accept applications for the coming year of service has multiple due dates (please see below).

This year-long federal paid service opportunity is part of a nationwide network that works to build the capacity of community based nonprofits. The selected VISTA will receive $200 per month in reimbursable housing, a monthly living allowance of approximately $944 per month, paid holidays/sick/personal days, and paid training. Benefits for those eligible may also include childcare, healthcare, relocation assistance, and noncompetitive eligibility for federal jobs upon completion. At the end of their service year, members choose a $6,095 award for education expenses or a $1,800 cash stipend. Start dates for the year of service include:

  • October 28, 2019:  Interview process, paperwork and acceptance of volunteer assignment completed by October 5th.
  • November 12, 2019: Interview process, paperwork and acceptance of volunteer assignment completed by October 18th.
  • December 9, 2019: Interview process, paperwork and acceptance of volunteer assignment completed by November 15th.                    

   Adoption Network Cleveland's available VISTA positions include:   

Social Work Internships

Adoption Network Cleveland typically accepts one or two second-year graduate level social work interns per academic year, and occasionally one in the summer months.

For information about program internships and how to apply, please contact Jennifer Zisk-Vitron, Director of Programs, at or (216) 482-2320.

Communications, Marketing and Administrative Internships

Adoption Network Cleveland also needs interns in a variety of capacities. 

We welcome undergraduate and graduate interns in the areas of:

  • Marketing & Communications
  • Visual Communication Design
  • Other related areas

Current available positions include:

For more information about these internship opportunities, contact Evan Clark, Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator, at or (216) 482-2312.

Our Impact This Year (Oct. 2018-Sept. 2019)

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