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*Goodwill VISTA* Community Engagement&Volunteer Coordinator
Maine Foodscapes addresses food insecurity by providing families and individuals with free vegetable gardens and resources to get started growing fruits and vegetables at home. Foodscapes also develops partnerships with several organizations that enables leveraging of additional resources to combat hunger and poverty throughout Southern Maine. Because organic vegetable gardening embodies the principles of sustainable agriculture, reduces the transportation component of food costs, and improves the micro-ecology in the area where the garden is located, Maine Foodscapes programming also generates positive outcomes for the environment.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : The Foodscapes Volunteer Program &Community Engagement VISTA will develop the tools and procedures necessary to meet the needs of the Garden Project’s community of low-income gardeners throughout Southern Maine. The Member will increase volunteer engagement through recruitment, retention, and Volunteer Program development; create and implement strategies to survey and evaluate impact on program participants in the Garden Project, Volunteer Program, and Community Workshops; support data management; and improve digital communication practices through e-Newsletters and other online media campaigns. Teleservice is an option although some in-person meetings will be required.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Parking Permit, Supplemental Relocation$ ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community Outreach ,  Hunger ,  Environment ,  Education ,  Health ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Environment ,  Community Organization ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Computers/Technology ,  Leadership ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Social Services ,  Communications ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing . 
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*Goodwill VISTA* Community Engagement&Volunteer Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
01/17/2023  -   01/16/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MAINE  

Accepting Applications
From  10/12/2022  To  11/29/2022 

Contact Judy Dudley
190 Lancaster St
Portland   ME   04101

Listing ID 115261