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F.A.R.M. Cafe
 
 
 
F.A.R.M. Cafe meals are served Tuesday through Friday from 11-2pm. Individuals unable to make a monetary donation can utilize pre-paid meal tokens for a complimentary lunch. As Covid-restrictions ease, able-bodied individuals will once again be encouraged to donate up to one hour of their time in exchange for a meal. F.A.R.M. Full Circle, a food recovery and redistribution program, operates from the F.A.R.M. Cafe kitchen. Staff and volunteers collect imperfect fruits and vegetables (which would otherwise be landfilled) from local food retailers. Using those donations, soups, casseroles, and other ready-to-eat products are created and distributed weekly to food outreach organizations. Both F.A.R.M. Cafe and F.A.R.M. Full Circle offer products on a donate-what-you-can basis at the High Country Food Hub. Proceeds from these products directly support efforts to distribute the same meals to food insecure individuals at no charge.
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA will assist with the design and execution of an annual fund campaign and multi-year development plan. Responsibilities include event planning, social media and marketing, and targeted fundraising. This role involves exploring new funding opportunities including grants, corporate sponsorships, and peer-to-peer fundraising strategies. They will assist with the creation of a donor database and the implementation of new systems designed to streamline operations and increase FARM Cafe’s capacity to provide equitable food access in the High Country. The position will be highly collaborative, and requires an individual comfortable working with staff, leadership, patrons, volunteers, and outside organizations to strengthen existing relationships and establish new partnerships.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Health ,  Hunger ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Social Services ,  Leadership ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Public Speaking ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
F.A.R.M. Cafe

Program Start/End Date
08/02/2021  -   08/01/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NORTH CAROLINA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  05/13/2021  To  06/11/2021 

Contact Dave Walker
969 W King St
Boone   NC   28607
828-386-1537
dave@brwia.org
www.brwia.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 104031


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