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Campus Compact UW Parkside Shalom Center
The Food Security AmeriCorps member at UW Parkside and the Shalom Center Food Pantry will address food security among students at UW-Parkside and the surrounding community by evaluating current program effectiveness, building partnerships and volunteer support, generating resources, and devising inclusive outreach strategies for under-served community members. The biweekly living allowance for this position is $675.08. In addition to the benefits listed, the host site will provide on-campus housing, Shalom Center soup kitchen meals, food pantry access if qualifications apply, and professional development opportunities. The AmeriCorps member serving at UW Parkside 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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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : 1. Conduct research and train staff to evaluate the equity and success of the Shalom Center food programs, as well as the satisfaction of food program clients by collecting and analyzing data and feedback from clients and partners. 2. Prepare a report and presentation of research and recommendations for stakeholders. 3. Design and implement a culturally appropriate and targeted plan to increase awareness of Shalom Center and other food resources in the Kenosha Community, including low-income Parkside students 4. Develop a strategy/plan (with stakeholders) to provide greater access to emergency food for UW-Parkside students and identify resources to support it. (possibly a campus food pantry) 4. Cultivate partnerships to access and promote food security resources (federal, state, and local resources) for UW-Parkside students and recruit student volunteers to sustain this effort.
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  On-Campus Housing ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Health . 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Data Collection and Analysis ,  General Skills ,  Communications ,  Social Services ,  Computers/Technology ,  Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing . 
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Campus Compact UW Parkside Shalom Center

Program Start/End Date
11/07/2022  -   11/06/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WISCONSIN  

Accepting Applications
From  05/16/2022  To  11/11/2022 

Contact Debra Karp
900 Wood Rd
Kenosha   WI   53144

Listing ID 112271