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NH Food Insecurity - YMCA of Strafford County
The New Hampshire Food Insecurity AmeriCorps program is a full time VISTA service opportunity. AmeriCorps members serve with community based organizations, youth serving organizations and colleges to build capacity for local communities to address food insecurity. This VISTA Program provides high-impact professional development and training for our VISTA members. Training addresses skills required to carry out the assigned VISTA role, as well as skill-building that will be valuable to the VISTA member in their future professional pursuits. The program is a cohort-based experience that creates the opportunity to learn from peers in the program, to share what is learned in service, and to foster a supportive service year community. Note: start date is flexible
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Member Duties : The YMCA of Stafford County is looking for a VISTA volunteer to assist with in house food programming, education and community engagement. Specifically this includes: • Oversee the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) program at the branch. This involves planning menus, purchasing food and providing snacks to ELC and Schools out programs and will take approximately 30 -50% of time. • Create and lead nutritional education programs for youth at the Y and in the community. • With other food serving organizations in Strafford County identify need and access of recipients. This will involve gathering information and researching community needs. The ideal candidate will have a passion for food insecurity, working with youth and community collaborations. They will be able to handle details well and engage with people from all walks of life. Key attributes will be a leader and a self-starter.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Membership to the YMCA ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Stipend . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Hunger . 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Computers/Technology ,  Recruitment ,  Team Work ,  Communications ,  Education ,  Strong Work Ethic ,  Leadership ,  General Skills . 
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NH Food Insecurity - YMCA of Strafford County

Program Start/End Date
11/08/2021  -   11/07/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW HAMPSHIRE  

Accepting Applications
From  10/25/2020  To  12/31/2021 

Contact Terri Henning
3 Barrell Ct
Concord   NH   03301

Listing ID 100492