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Be Mighty Little Rock VISTA
 
 
 
The Central Arkansas Library System provides resources and services to help residents reach their full potential, and to inspire discovery, learning, and cultural expression. The mission of the CALS Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit, is to provide support for educational and cultural programming for the patrons, communities, and neighborhoods being served by the Central Arkansas Library System and its branches. CALS is the state’s largest library system, with a service area of 337,000 people, touching about 11% of the population of Arkansas. Our fourteen library branches are located in Little Rock, Jacksonville, Maumelle, Sherwood, Wrightsville, and Perryville. CALS is recognized as a leading community institution improving literacy, the exchange of ideas, workforce development, and social engagement. Be Mighty Little Rock is a city-wide antihunger campaign that connects kids and teens to free afterschool, weekend, and summer meals. CALS staffs the campaign director and 11 of our branches serve as USDA meal sites. Since March of 2020, CALS has served more than 186,000 free meals to children and their families. CALS offers a variety of nutrition-related programs including onsite gardens, grab-and-go activities, and virtual nutrition education.
 
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Member Duties : This VISTA will develop and implement marketing and communications strategies to expand services of USDA meal programs in high-need areas of Little Rock. They will assist with Be Mighty outreach at community events. This member will recruit and manage Be Mighty volunteers to assist at community events, with meal distribution, food security screenings and referrals, and nutrition education.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Housing ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Environment ,  Hunger ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Health ,  Children/Youth ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Public Speaking ,  Community Organization ,  Team Work ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Computers/Technology ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Social Services ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Urban Planning ,  Fine Arts/Crafts ,  Trade/Construction ,  Medicine ,  Communications ,  Counseling ,  Youth Development ,  Writing/Editing ,  Environment ,  Education ,  General Skills ,  Leadership ,  Public Health ,  Law . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Be Mighty Little Rock VISTA

Program Start/End Date
10/25/2021  -   10/24/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ARKANSAS  

Languages
French

Accepting Applications
From  08/31/2021  To  10/25/2021 

Contact Jasmine Zandi
4800 W 10th St
Little Rock   AR   72204
5013205775
jzandi@cals.org
cals.org

Listing ID 104452


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