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‘21 VIP - FoodShare Hub Development Team Lead VISTA- KNOW(2)
 
 
 
This position is part of the AmeriCorps VISTAs in the Piedmont (VIP) program sponsored by United Way of the Piedmont. As the FoodShare Hub Development Team Lead VISTA, you will collaborate with community partners to develop a FoodShare Hub that will increase access to healthy food throughout Cherokee County in the Upstate of SC. The VISTA will research existing FoodShare programs and work with existing community organizations to develop a comprehensive knowledge base of an effective Foodshare program. You will develop and implement a sustainable FoodShare hub model including detailed process descriptions, volunteer development plans, community engagement goals, and other necessary operational documents. The member will also build relationships with local underserved populations and organizations supporting them to ensure that FoodShare Cherokee resources are reaching our underserved communities. Lastly, you will work collaboratively with the KNOW(2) Eat Smart Move More team to create and sustain a website and social media campaign to support FoodShare Cherokee and engage the community, especially underserved residents, in opportunities to develop healthy habits, so that FoodShare Cherokee is key option to improve local health outcomes.
 
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Member Duties : The AmeriCorps VISTA member will expand access to and consumption of healthy fruits and vegetables throughout Cherokee County with emphasis on the most under-resourced populations. Our KNOW(2) Eat Smart Move More Coalition will be the support system as the VISTA member aids us in developing a FoodShare SC hub in partnership with our local school system, which is one strategy in our overall Vision for Health plan.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Housing stipend, gym discount, prof dev ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service 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 :
Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Technology ,  Children/Youth ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Veterans ,  Hunger ,  Health ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Education ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Law ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Writing/Editing ,  Education ,  Urban Planning ,  Youth Development ,  Counseling ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Team Work ,  Computers/Technology ,  General Skills ,  Communications ,  Recruitment ,  Leadership ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Medicine ,  Public Health ,  Public Speaking ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Veterans ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Social Services ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
‘21 VIP - FoodShare Hub Development Team Lead VISTA- KNOW(2)

Program Start/End Date
08/30/2021  -   08/29/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations SOUTH CAROLINA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  04/01/2021  To  07/31/2021 

Contact Heather Witt
203 E Main St
Spartanburg   SC   29319
8034143855
hwitt@uwpiedmont.org
vistasinthepiedmont.org

Listing ID 102959


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