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ShareCorps-Freestore Foodbank-Hunger&Health Associate
 
 
 
The Freestore Foodbank is the largest emergency food and services provider to children and families in Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky and Southeast Indiana. The organization distributes 37.7 million meals annually to low-income individuals and families. The Freestore Foodbank supports 540 community partners in 20 counties throughout Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana, including food kitchens, homeless shelters, emergency food pantries, social service centers and program sites. By providing emergency food distribution, the Freestore Foodbank responds to the issue of poverty and food insecurity in our community and provides an array of services (emergency clothing, housing services, SNAP assistance, Medicaid outreach and others) aimed at creating self-reliance. The Freestore Foodbank is a member of Feeding America. Freestore Foodbank’s mission is to improve lives by eliminating hunger in partnership with our community, and our vision is to create a hunger-free, healthy, and thriving community. To achieve this vision, our objectives are to provide nutritious food, connect to support services and offering a pathway from crisis to stability.
 
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Member Duties : As the Freestore Foodbank VISTA member, you will work to increase patient access to nutritious foods through the development of Food As Medicine programs and healthcare provider partnerships. In the interest of increasing food access, you will recruit and onboard new healthcare sector partners, setting up new clinic pantries on-site and mobile distributions where they are deemed feasible. Additionally, you will investigate other food distribution options, including produce pop-ups at healthcare facilities and Order Ahead program models. To promote programming, you will create social media content, marketing materials, and videos for outreach in the community. Finally, you will gather client and partner impact stories, feedback, and data through the utilization of surveys. With the information gathered, you will develop marketing materials, quarterly data reports, and a toolkit resource for Foodbank staff and partners.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*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 :
Health ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Hunger ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing ,  General Skills ,  Public Health ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  Social Services ,  Computers/Technology ,  Team Work ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Community Organization ,  Recruitment ,  Education . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
ShareCorps-Freestore Foodbank-Hunger&Health Associate

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO  

Accepting Applications
From  08/16/2021  To  10/25/2021 

Contact Carrie Dennis
1250 Tennessee Ave
Cincinnati   OH   45229
6142214336
cdennis@ohiofoodbanks.org

Listing ID 106294


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