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TSC VISTA 2021: Massachusetts Avenue Project
The Service Collaborative (TSC) VISTA Program mobilizes AmeriCorps VISTA members to function in organizations, government agencies and educational institutions. Members focus on expanding educational opportunities, ensuring economic opportunity for all and creating healthy futures for the residents of low-income communities. Our goals are to strengthen communities across the state and to allow organizations within them to better provide services to impoverished individuals and families. The Service Collaborative VISTA program has partner organizations in New York State and across the country. During their term of service members, will receive support from our VISTA team at The Service Collaborative of WNY. Our support includes monthly trainings, a social network of fellow members and daily support from VISTA Leaders.
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Member Duties : Massachusetts Avenue Project’s (MAP) mission is to nurture the growth of a diverse and equitable community food system, to promote local economic opportunities, access to affordable nutritious food, and social change education. Through the Growing Green Program, a year-round urban agriculture program MAP trains disadvantaged youth, ages 14-20, in sustainable urban agriculture, food systems, nutrition, micro-enterprise development and community leadership. The Farmhouse Activity Coordinator VISTA will continue work from previous VISTA and work closely with MAP staff to advance and support Farmhouse use through developing partnerships, evaluating protocols for all Farmhouse activities and events, coordinating volunteers, and raising community awareness about new food-based education and training initiatives. The VISTA will ultimately create a vibrant space for food education and networking with partners throughout Buffalo to create a more sustainable and food secure city.
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Hunger ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Health . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications . 
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TSC VISTA 2021: Massachusetts Avenue Project

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW YORK  

Accepting Applications
From  05/24/2021  To  07/30/2021 

Contact Peyton Richmond
173 Elm St
Buffalo   NY   14203

Listing ID 104417