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Rural Health Development and Anti-Hunger VISTA
 
 
 
Northern Nevada welcomes you in serving the needs of rural Nevada including Dayton and surrounding areas. We are eager to meet enthusiastic, motivated, and community-minded people to join our team! While we will provide plenty of guidance and support, we also value innovation and creativity for accomplishing our mission to grow healthy, sustainable communities. The Rural Health VISTA member will develop tools and partnerships that can be used to build pathways to resources for people who are food insecure. For example, the VISTA member will organize training opportunities for local residents to help them find their place in the food system, and collaborate with farmers and cottage food producers to develop tools and strategies for promoting local foods.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : The VISTA would be tasked with creating linkages between our organization and private sector partners to advance our vision of a Rural Nevada where a data-driven approach and robust local food solutions alleviate food insecurity, where residents are educated and empowered to make decisions about their health, and where a systems approach encourages inclusive community participation in the food economy. Improve sustainability for our operation and increase access to local foods by generating markets for locally-grown products and creating linkages with restaurants and farmers markets; Develop training opportunities for local residents to help them find their place in the Food System; Collaborate with farmers, market gardeners and cottage food producers to develop tools and strategies for promoting local foods; Research and encourage implementation of best-practices for inclusive and just food systems; Recruit and train volunteers working in the RHNI food production facility.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Hunger ,  Health . 
 
Skills :
None
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Rural Health Development and Anti-Hunger VISTA

Program Start/End Date
05/10/2021  -   05/09/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEVADA  

Accepting Applications
From  03/15/2021  To  06/15/2021 

Contact April Jackson
1020 E Wilson Rd
Pahrump   NV   89048
775-727-9970
april@nyecc.org
nyecc.org

Listing ID 100997


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