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Harvest VISTA Leader- Engagement and Recruitment Coordinator
 
 
 
***In order to be considered for this VISTA Leader position, you must have completed a full term of service as either an AmeriCorps, VISTA, NCCC, or Peace Corps volunteer (we will make an exception for volunteers whose service term ended early due to COVID-19 and completed at least 50% of their term of service). Harvest Against Hunger is a Seattle-based nonprofit that tackles food insecurity across the country. The Harvest VISTA Program places AmeriCorps members at local hunger relief agencies in 4 states (currently WA, MA, GA and UT) where they create systems for produce collection, volunteer recruitment, gleaning and gardening. By design, specific activities vary by location to meet community needs and available resources. Harvest VISTAs develop relationships with local growers, recruit new volunteers, build effective transportation networks and identify necessary resources to make these new programs successful and sustainable. Harvest VISTA Leaders are detail- and community-oriented mentors who coordinate the Harvest VISTA Program. They use their previous experience as a VISTA, AmeriCorps, NCCC, or Peace Corps member to support members, collect data, creatively generate resources, take initiative and collaborate with the Harvest VISTA team.
 
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Member Duties : The Harvest VISTA Leader will support the Harvest VISTA team (co-VISTA leader, Program Director, and host site supervisors) as the recruitment point person for full-time AmeriCorps VISTA members and Summer Associates throughout the year. Using research and data to drive outreach strategies, they will increase VISTA applications from marginalized communities as well as program retention rates. With their co-VL they will optimize and deliver orientation to new members and host sites, build community, and share knowledge and resources with the team. They will use and develop program administration skills to maintain VISTA web pages, complete reports, communicate with VISTAs and supervisors, write newsletters and social media posts, and support VISTAs in writing blogs and resource guide articles. A strong candidate will be an excellent communicator, a team player and a creative thinker with a passion for social justice and equity.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Living Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Environment ,  Health ,  Community Outreach ,  Hunger . 
 
Skills :
Education ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Counseling ,  General Skills ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Environment ,  Team Work ,  Leadership ,  Recruitment ,  Communications . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA Leaders

Program
Harvest VISTA Leader- Engagement and Recruitment Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
12/06/2021  -   12/05/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WASHINGTON   Seattle/Tacoma/Bremerton  

Accepting Applications
From  10/07/2021  To  11/12/2021 

Contact Maria Mendez-Francisco
1201 1st Ave S
Seattle   WA   98134
5037570222
maria@harvestagainsthunger.org
www.harvestagainsthunger.org

Listing ID 107536


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