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PHENND Fellows- Community Building Liaison
For 15 years, Feast of Justice has supported households experiencing poverty and food insecurity in Northeast Philadelphia through food and resource assistance. We serve 2000 unique households and are one of the largest food providers in the city—distributing 2 million pounds of food since the pandemic began. Yet, much of our work, in a foot-traffic dependent area, supports the immediate neighborhood. We are now embarking on an expansion project—to bring these resources to a neighboring community, while also co-locating with other agencies in a service hub to provide hope in even broader ways.
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Member Duties : The overall goal of the PHENND Fellow VISTA is to build capacity for work in a new community through enacting plans for outreach to residents and partners, considering models for shared service operation, and developing educational materials for the community. Specifically, the VISTA will: 1) Research community needs local to the Castor Gardens/Lawncrest area; 2) Identify new partners and resources that will help to further the goals of Feast of Justice and/or the collaborative hub vision; 3) Develop and engage in a community and business outreach plan to local residents on resources made available through the expansion space.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  SEPTA Monthly Transportation Pass ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Hunger . 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Computers/Technology ,  Research, Project Management ,  Team Work . 
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PHENND Fellows- Community Building Liaison

Program Start/End Date
08/01/2022  -   08/01/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations PENNSYLVANIA   Philadelphia/Wilmington/Atlantic City  

Accepting Applications
From  02/01/2022  To  05/31/2022 

Contact Roslynn Baker
3440 Market St
Philadelphia   PA   19104

Listing ID 109702