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Inver Hills Food and Resource Center VISTA, Seed Co
Inver Hills Community College is an accredited 2-year college in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota. At Inver Hills, we aspire to create a transformational education for every student founded on belonging, learning, support, clear pathways, and community engagement. 48% of our students are the first in their family to go to college and 37% identify as students of color. The VISTA position will focus on building capacity of our Food and Resource Center which opened in Aug 2021. The VISTA will work closely with Inver Hills students to identify gaps in addressing basic needs, and build community partnerships and program recommendations to meet those needs. Many students are forced to choose between tuition, basic needs and other costs of living. Our mission is to meet students' basic needs so they can achieve their educational goals. This project is part of the Community Corps VISTA Program, operated by Seed Coalition (formerly Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact). The program strives to eliminate poverty through campus-community partnerships by placing capacity building support in higher education and nonprofit organizations. ***Please also send cover letter and resume to supervisor. Interviews will occur on a rolling basis. Preference given to candidates who apply early.***
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Member Duties : Develop and implement tools for gathering student and other stakeholder input. Use information collected above to make recommendations, a proposed implementation timeline, and budget for improving the Student Food and Center’s operations and offerings. Leverage new and existing campus and community partnerships to increase capacity to respond to underserved students’ basic needs. Develop and implement trainings and reflection sessions for students working on food insecurity. Create a volunteer management model that suits the needs of the Center. Increase students' awareness of resources through marketing, partnerships, programming and committee work.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Housing ,  Hunger ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Leadership ,  Communications ,  Recruitment ,  Team Work . 
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Inver Hills Food and Resource Center VISTA, Seed Co

Program Start/End Date
07/15/2024  -   07/14/2025

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Accepting Applications
From  02/29/2024  To  06/14/2024 

Contact Shannon Williams
College Center 210
Inver Grove Heights   MN   55076

Listing ID 117015


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