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DSNWK Food Bank Nutrition VISTA
Increase efficiency of the food bank and support program by recruiting volunteers to ensure participants we serve receive food products and utilize the food products in an efficient manner and increase utilization of nutritional options based on donations received. The VISTA will help expand and strengthen partnership/networks with other food pantries, extension offices, county health officials. The VISTA Volunteer would need to have an interest in healthy eating, knowledge of cooking skills, organizational skills and good communication skills.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : Increase recruited volunteers to help staff members and volunteers receive, inventory, store, distribute food items received from food sources. Research storage safety of food items and rotation of food items and develop procedures for food safety storage that meet regulations.Research possible ways to expand the Kansas Food Band and Feeding America programs with in DSNWK as well as the community. Increase health and fitness for individuals with developmental services and staff that support them. Collaborate with the Summer Wellness VISTA Member to research potential activities, health webinars, etc. to support health and wellness. Research training that could target direct care staff increase health cooking skills. Research other ways to help provide healthier meals, snacks. Develop a list of healthy food options.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Health . 
Skills :
fitness ,  Communications ,  Education ,  Leadership ,  Team Work . 
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DSNWK Food Bank Nutrition VISTA

Program Start/End Date
01/03/2021  -   01/02/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Less than High school

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations KANSAS  


Accepting Applications
From  12/22/2021  To  07/01/2022 

Contact Sara Biggs
2703 Hall Street
Hays   KS   67601

Listing ID 101893