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2022 United Way VISTAs for Food Security *Multiple Locations
 
 
 
At United Way we fight for the health, education, and financial stability of all community members by ensuring everyone has access to a quality education, a sustainable income, good health, and stable housing. As an AmeriCorps VISTA with United Way, you will be joining thousands of VISTAs across the country, who are united in the mission of lifting people and communities out of poverty. You will be helping local United Way agencies expand their capacity through activities such as volunteer recruitment, fundraising & community research. As a United Way Food Security Program VISTA, you will be addressing food insecurity & hunger in a community. You will build the capacity of a United Way agency and its partners to empower BIPOC families living in poverty. Our current recruitment partners include: New Bedford, MA; Flint, MI; Alexandria, VA; Jackson, TN; Brookings, SD; Columbia, MO; Zanesville, OH; Charleston, SC; White Plains, NY. Your work at the local United Way agency will help these families so that they are better able to access nutritious food. As a result of your efforts, the United Way will better understand what food services are available in the community, and which best practices can be adopted to enhance program impact and leverage resources to better achieve program goals. The United Way employee culture is one of service, kindness, and resourcefulness. This is a great opportunity for someone to join a collaborative, supportive team. A successful VISTA candidate is a flexible, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and able to work with people from a variety of backgrounds. By joining our team, you will work with some of the best professionals in the field and have opportunities for professional development, networking and building community and corporate partnerships. This experience will prepare you for a life of service in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. Challenge yourself, make a difference, lead, and learn. Join the United Way team today!
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : The Food Security VISTA will contribute to the enhanced implementation of food access networks. They will leverage relationships to increase food security for BIPOC families. Specific responsibilities will vary by site location and may include: (1) Community Assessment – identify food deserts & food programs; make recommendations for programmatic action (2) Community Awareness – expand community understanding & support for the program through meetings & social media. (3) Financial Resources – organize fundraising events, seek support through relationships with donors (4) Material Development – improve and expand materials that support programming such as curricula and brochures (5) Program Development and Delivery – Develop new and enhance existing programs that improve access to food and provide food education (6) Volunteer Recruitment and Management – recruit, train and manage volunteers to provide food access and education on budgeting, cooking & growing food
 
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  *Housing & food assist varies by site ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*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 . 
 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Hunger ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Non-Profit Management ,  Writing/Editing ,  Leadership ,  Computers/Technology ,  Team Work ,  Public Speaking ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications ,  Recruitment ,  Community Organization ,  Public Health ,  General Skills ,  Social Services . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
2022 United Way VISTAs for Food Security *Multiple Locations

Program Start/End Date
08/30/2022  -   08/29/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

Age Requirement
Minimum:  21    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TENNESSEE ,  IDAHO ,  OHIO ,  VIRGIN ISLANDS ,  WYOMING ,  CALIFORNIA ,  DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ,  PENNSYLVANIA ,  MINNESOTA ,  AMERICAN SAMOA ,  FLORIDA ,  SOUTH CAROLINA ,  ARIZONA ,  ALABAMA ,  ARKANSAS ,  MISSISSIPPI ,  WASHINGTON ,  LOUISIANA ,  NEW YORK ,  WEST VIRGINIA ,  RHODE ISLAND ,  GUAM ,  SOUTH DAKOTA ,  SAIPAN ,  TEXAS ,  VERMONT ,  MONTANA ,  GEORGIA ,  NEBRASKA ,  VIRGINIA ,  OREGON ,  MICHIGAN ,  ALASKA ,  KENTUCKY ,  INDIANA ,  NORTH DAKOTA ,  OKLAHOMA ,  COLORADO ,  HAWAII ,  MARYLAND ,  CONNECTICUT ,  MISSOURI ,  IOWA ,  NEW JERSEY ,  UTAH ,  MASSACHUSETTS ,  DELAWARE ,  NEW HAMPSHIRE ,  WISCONSIN ,  NEVADA ,  NEW MEXICO ,  NORTH CAROLINA ,  KANSAS ,  PUERTO RICO ,  MAINE ,  ILLINOIS  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  07/01/2022  To  12/31/2022 

Contact Erin Budde
701 N Fairfax St
Alexandria   VA   22314
703-836-7112
erin.budde@uww.unitedway.org
www.unitedway.org

Listing ID 111193


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