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Apple Seeds Nutrition Education Program NWA VISTA ACHC Year1
 
 
 
Apple Seeds inspires healthy living through garden based education. Through programs with schools, afterschool programs, and other partners, Apple Seeds reconnects students with where their food comes from and empowers them to make nutritious food choices. The goal of this project is to continually refine, scale up, and implement Apple Seeds school and garden-based nutrition education programs. These programs and their supporting systems are in partnership with Northwest Arkansas elementary and middle schools with a focus on those schools that reach underserved youth. The expected results of the programs will be an improvement in student's awareness of proper nutrition and changes in behavior with respect to their food choices. We aim to facilitate positive eating habits that persist into adulthood.
 
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Member Duties : The Nutrition Education Program VISTA will support the enhancement and expansion of Apple Seeds school and community based programs by developing and enhancing relationships with area schools, organizations, and individuals within the community to help Apple Seeds secure needed organizational support and program partners. The VISTA responsibilities include enhancing systems for program scheduling, survey distribution, data analysis, training of volunteers and interns, and program implementation refinements. The AmeriCorps VISTA will serve a vital role in the fulfillment of Apple Seeds’ mission through providing valuable support to developing sustainable programming.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit https://americorps.gov/members-volunteers/vista/benefits.
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Environment ,  Hunger ,  Health ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Teaching/Tutoring ,  Public Speaking ,  Computers/Technology ,  Leadership ,  Recruitment ,  Communications ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Team Work ,  Youth Development ,  Writing/Editing ,  Public Health ,  Education . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Apple Seeds Nutrition Education Program NWA VISTA ACHC Year1

Program Start/End Date
08/28/2023  -   08/26/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ARKANSAS  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  04/19/2023  To  07/26/2023 

Contact Ryan Patterson
2648 N Old Wire Rd
Fayetteville   AR   72703
17856400816
ryan@appleseedsnwa.org
appleseedsnwa.org

Listing ID 118299


       

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