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NH Food Insecurity - Claremont Soup Kitchen
 
 
 
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.
 
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Member Duties : The AmeriCorps VISTA member will coordinate and upport the Upper Valley Land Trust with maintaining the Claremont Soup Kitchen's Garden. Recruit and instruct volunteers with their duties within the garden. Coordinate pickup for the produce from the garden. The VISTA member will coordinate community-wide efforts in order to increase the reach of emergency food across Claremont, avoid duplication of services and improve efficiency of activities. This will be done through planning and coordinating monthly food access meetings. These meetings were previously held however have diminished. The VISTA will plan with local organizations and individuals to reestablish meetings. The VISTA member will also increase the social presence of the Claremont Soup Kitchen. This will be done through maintaining our website and social media posts.
 
Program Benefits : Access to Pantry/Soup Kitchen services ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Stipend ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Hunger . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Computers/Technology ,  Leadership ,  Recruitment ,  Education ,  Writing/Editing ,  Strong Work Ethic ,  General Skills ,  Communications ,  Conflict Resolution . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
NH Food Insecurity - Claremont Soup Kitchen

Program Start/End Date
08/15/2021  -   08/14/2022

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  09/30/2021 

Contact Terri Henning
3 Barrell Ct
Concord   NH   03301
6032232302
henning@compactnh.org
www.compactnh.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 100922


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