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Food Security Innovation VISTA
United Way of King County’s mission is to work side by side with community to build a more equitable future for everyone. The VISTA in this role will work closely with the Program Manager to increase capacity on United Way of King County’s Food Security program. The VISTA member will serve within a large cohort of VISTA members working to fight poverty in King County
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Member Duties : 1). Decrease the "gap" in usage of federal nutrition programs such as SNAP and Summer EBT. Increase community knowledge of these programs, address common myths about eligibility, and work with key local/state partners to improve program accessibility and functionality. Develop comprehensive and culturally appropriate outreach plans, create physical and digital outreach materials, build relationships with community partners, and track progress with program participation data. 2). Provide support to the Food Justice Collaborative, a King County-based coalition of food security organizations led by and serving communities of color. Assist with agenda-setting, fund development, and community building among local BIPOC leaders. 3). Conduct data analysis of statewide hunger metrics to assess progress towards a hunger free Washington. Identify gaps/areas for improvement, ideate scalable solutions, and implement pilot programs to improve food access.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Unlimited public transportation pass ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Hunger . 
Skills :
Non-Profit Management ,  Community Organization ,  Team Work ,  Conflict Resolution ,  General Skills ,  Leadership ,  Public Health ,  Communications ,  Writing/Editing . 
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Food Security Innovation VISTA

Program Start/End Date
06/03/2024  -   06/02/2025

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WASHINGTON   Seattle/Tacoma/Bremerton  


Accepting Applications
From  03/29/2024  To  05/17/2024 

Contact Brandon Montiel
720 2nd Ave
Seattle   WA   98104
(206) 461-3771

Listing ID 117111


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