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Solidarity Farms- Urban Farm & Community Meals VISTA
 
 
 
Solidarity Urban Farms is a part of The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer’s mission to empower our neighbors to live healthy and fulfilling lives. We are a sustainable urban farm network in Lorain, Ohio realizing community potentials through mutual growth and relationships of solidarity through: 1. Farm to Table Food Access through WIC & EBT; 2. Providing fresh produce for community meals; 3. Teaching soil and plant care; 4. Mentorship and vocational formation; and 5. Programming and games for neighborhood youth.
 
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Member Duties : As our VISTA member, you will play an essential role in making Solidarity Urban Farms a sustainable urban farm that provides healthy food and programming to our community in the city of Lorain. You will rally volunteer support for our program and leverage grant funding, increasing community engagement in our cause. You will also coordinate the distribution of healthy and dignified meals to the community, engaging community member voices for essential input into this key program in support of its ongoing growth. Through your efforts, our community will become more collaborative and participatory in our program offerings. You will establish and strengthen community partnerships, addressing service gaps and promoting the health of our neighborhood. Join our team today!
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  $200 housing stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit https://americorps.gov/members-volunteers/vista/benefits.
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Hunger ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Homelessness ,  Health ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Youth Development ,  Public Speaking . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Solidarity Farms- Urban Farm & Community Meals VISTA

Program Start/End Date
08/26/2024  -   08/25/2025

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO  

Accepting Applications
From  03/01/2024  To  07/26/2024 

Contact Carrie Dennis
336 W 14th Street
Lorain   OH   44052
6142214336
cdennis@ohiofoodbanks.org

Listing ID 110013


       

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