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ShareCorps-Dayton Cooks!-Communication Leader
Miami Valley Meals (MVM) and Dayton Cooks! (DC) are coordinating efforts to gain a more well-rounded understanding of food insecurity in their respective nonprofits. We believe this can be done through strengthening our volunteer, fundraising, communication, and engagement efforts, both internally and externally. Our goal is to amplify voices in the fight to be a more food secure city. MVM creates and donates nutritious meals, free of charge, through a network of nonprofit partners. This opens doors to further services addressing homelessness, case management or physical and mental health care. Wesley Community Center partners with Grace United Methodist Church to implement DC. DC’s 10-week training program has a mission to change the lives of income eligible persons with a culinary arts career through rigorous training in food safety and prep, kitchen, job, and life skills. Healthy and nutritious meals prepared by DC are served to income eligible children in afterschool programs.
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Member Duties : The VISTA participant would work with both Dayton Cooks! and Miami Valley Meals, gaining a more diverse perspective of the operation of two different nonprofit approaches and missions surrounding food access. The VISTA member will develop and deliver a robust training for staff and volunteers that addresses: our organizational missions and visions, food insecurity in our community, cultivating empathy and sensitivity around food insecurity, strategies to reduce food insecurity, and ways to advocate. The VISTA will also expand our volunteer program and innovate new ways of engaging the community through events and new partnerships. **Benefits include a $200 housing stipend to supplement living costs.**
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  $200 housing stipend . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Hunger . 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Community Organization ,  Computers/Technology ,  Communications ,  Writing/Editing ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Recruitment . 
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ShareCorps-Dayton Cooks!-Communication Leader

Program Start/End Date
06/05/2023  -   06/04/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO  

Accepting Applications
From  02/24/2023  To  05/05/2023 

Contact Carrie Dennis
428 S Edwin C Moses Blvd
Dayton   OH   45402

Listing ID 110031