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Campus Compact Southern Connecticut State University
As part of SCSU’s Sustainability Office, the AmeriCorps member will assist in planning, piloting, and scaling an integrated team-based approach through four participation pathways to increase food security for SCSU’s campus community and local residents. Stage one: gathering data from campus and external partners to benchmark through surveys, interviews, focus groups, meetings, and research. Stage two: pilot interdisciplinary collaboration in service-learning, volunteering, operations, and research. Current projects include food recovery and donation, the campus community garden and food pantry, local community gardens and urban farms, STEM research, and public health outreach programs. The biweekly living allowance for this position is $613.48. In addition to the benefits listed, the host site will provide on-campus housing, a parking pass, food & grocery gift cards, and fitness center access. The AmeriCorps member serving at SCSU 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
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Member Duties : The AmeriCorps member will be responsible for gathering and maintaining data to support project planning, implementation, and evaluation. Scheduling meetings with partners and participants, facilitating guided discussions and activities, developing methods to train volunteers and manage donations, aligning SCSU participation with community need, creating informational resources for use on campus and locally.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Housing ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training . 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Environment ,  Health . 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Team Work ,  Leadership ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Environment . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Campus Compact Southern Connecticut State University

Program Start/End Date
07/18/2022  -   07/17/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations CONNECTICUT  

Accepting Applications
From  03/17/2022  To  08/01/2022 

Contact Suzanne Huminski
501 Crescent St
New Haven   CT   06515

Listing ID 110518