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Opportunity Council - FFB Community Engagement VISTA
The Foothills Food Bank (FFB) serves a rural food and healthcare desert in East Whatcom County. Founded in 1986, FFB is a 501c(3) nonprofit dedicated to improving food access to all. The Community Engagement Coordinator (CEC) VISTA will build capacity for the FFB by enhancing our Volunteer System, encouraging healthy choices for FFB clients via innovative program development and partnerships, and working with the FFB Executive Director to research and implement increased funding capacity to serve the FFB Community. The CEC VISTA will also evaluate systems in place and work to improve or modify to ensure organizational resilience and sustainability. The VISTA member will help move people out of poverty by creating systems for FFB clients to have meaningful engagement as partners for a healthy community. By increasing access to a healthy food shopping model, food bank clients will be able to address their unique next steps to creating economic sufficiency.
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Member Duties : Foothills Food Bank depends heavily on volunteers to carry out operations serving over 180 household each week. The CEC VISTA will increase capacity of our volunteer system through immersion and engagement with our volunteers and multiple agency partners to streamline recruitment, orientation, and promote retention. The CEC VISTA will also help assess client needs and shape our programming to better address the needs of our community as they evolve. Finally, the CEC VISTA will support Foothills Food Bank in strategic fund development through grant applications and building strong donor relationships.
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Stipend . 
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Terms :
Service Areas :
Health ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Community Outreach ,  Hunger . 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Leadership ,  Computers/Technology ,  Community Organization ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Communications ,  Recruitment ,  Public Speaking ,  Public Health ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Team Work ,  Social Services . 
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Opportunity Council - FFB Community Engagement VISTA

Program Start/End Date
02/13/2023  -   02/12/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WASHINGTON  

Accepting Applications
From  07/12/2022  To  01/30/2023 

Contact Celine Parton
1111 Cornwall Ave
bellingham   WA   98225

Listing ID 113629