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Campus Compact University of South Carolina
 
 
 
The AmeriCorps project will seek to expand the capacity of the Gamecock pantry and expects to benefit at least 500 students experiencing food insecurity at the University of South Carolina. They will contribute to the goals of the project by performing activities such as community partnership engagement, program and event development and facilitation, and the recruiting, training, and management of volunteers over the course of one year. The biweekly living allowance for this position is $575.40. In addition to the benefits listed, the host site will provide access to professional development and training opportunities. The AmeriCorps member serving at the University of South Carolina will be part of a dynamic, motivated corps with Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTA. Serving as a member of a corps provides the chance to connect with other members throughout multiple states, create a network of support, and share resources. As the intermediary, Campus Compact, a national non-profit, supports the professional and personal growth of AmeriCorps members through a variety of professional development opportunities and in-person trainings including overnight retreats throughout their service year. If you would like to learn more about serving with Campus Compact, please email our VISTA Leaders at vista@compact.org.
 
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Member Duties : The AmeriCorps member at the University of South Carolina will: 1. Develop and implement anti-poverty education and training for volunteers. 2. Build relationships with campus and community partnerships for ongoing food drives to provide healthy and nutritious food for Gamecocks. 3. Build a strategic business operating plan for the pantry to ensure future sustainability addressing food insecurity across campus.
 
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Hunger ,  Health . 
 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Public Health ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Leadership . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Campus Compact University of South Carolina

Program Start/End Date
07/18/2022  -   08/01/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations SOUTH CAROLINA  

Accepting Applications
From  03/02/2022  To  08/01/2022 

Contact Ambra Hiott
1400 Greene St
Columbia   SC   29225
803-777-7774
ambrahiott@sc.edu

Listing ID 110204


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