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Senior Hunger VISTA
The Wake County Food Security Program has hosted AmeriCorps VISTA members for over five years. Our members address hunger at the systems level, identifying barriers to access and building the capacity of organizations and individuals to make our county more food secure. Our program hosts seven full time members based out of Raleigh, North Carolina. Members are stationed at the NCSU Cooperative Extension, Wake County Center within the Food Security program. Our office is a hub of innovation and members take part in programs that build their leadership and community development skills while also being an agent of change in our community. VISTA members will receive a $300 rent subsidy or $300/month is gas/grocery cards.
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Member Duties : Senior hunger is often hidden with many seniors living in isolation. Though services exist, access to and awareness of existing resources is limited. The Senior Hunger VISTA will build the capacity of programs serving food insecure seniors, increase community engagement in senior hunger programs, and increase awareness of and utilization of food resources for seniors. This position will also assist the Garner Senior Center in the development of a garden guide and curriculum for their on-site garden program and with the launch of their 2023 garden program.
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  $300 per month rent assistance ,  Stipend ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Health ,  Elder Care ,  Hunger . 
Skills :
Public Health ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Community Organization ,  Leadership ,  Team Work ,  Social Services . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Senior Hunger VISTA

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NORTH CAROLINA  

Accepting Applications
From  06/13/2022  To  08/09/2022 

Contact Sydney Klein
4001 Carya Dr
Raleigh   NC   27610

Listing ID 112994