8 Questions for VISTA Ashley Bliss

Ashley Bliss, VISTA volunteer, shows Samuel Gompers Elementary 4th grade students how to identify parts of the crayfish anatomy.

VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) is a part of AmeriCorps within the Corporation for National and Community Service. The goal of VISTA is to alleviate poverty throughout the mobilization of volunteers and resources. The VISTA is a 3-year program and each year a VISTA commits to 1 year or more if they choose.  Our current VISTA for the 2018- 2019 year is Ashley Bliss originally from Neptune NJ. Ashley is a 2018 graduate from Albright College holding her degree in Political Science and International Relations.  At Saint Joseph’s University, our VISTA is a part of the CCNYPA cohort of VISTAs, these VISTAs serve as at Colleges and Universities throughout New York and Pennsylvania to create campus-partnerships allowing Higher Education Institution to have an active role in their community.

8 Questions for VISTA Ashley Bliss