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Inter Faith Food Shuttle Agriculture Education VISTA
 
 
 
The goal of the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle Agriculture Education Program is to increase food access through education. The Growing School Gardens program provides support to over 300 students (grades K-5) per school year in seven schools across Wake and Durham counties, delivering a curriculum that has been designed around NC teaching standards. The objective of the Agriculture Education VISTA assignment is to expand the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle’s offer of mobile programming including activities to offer educational materials to be taught off-site, and with the potential to expand the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle’s current resources and offerings to their programs, building stronger community networks and partners, and making new partnerships with other agriculture related organizations and businesses within Wake County. The VISTA tasks would include conducting community surveys to assess buy-in (meeting with stakeholders to assess interest/need on workshop topics/program offerings), curriculum development and design (for both youth and adults), initial support with event planning, community engagement, and may include garden maintenance.
 
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Member Duties : 1. Increase reach, capacity, and efficiency of the Agriculture Education (AgEd) Department at Inter-Faith Food Shuttle to build more sustainable, productive, and active participation from community partners and related organizations, as well as form new partnerships and create new host sites. 2. Build a portfolio of lesson plans and education (passive and active) that will allow the AgEd department to better meet community needs and engage in more comprehensive tailored workshops. 3. Increase the capacity of the Agriculture Education department to provide community resources through event planning, forming and building partnerships and relationships, and garden maintenance.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit https://americorps.gov/members-volunteers/vista/benefits.
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Hunger ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Non-Profit Management ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Education ,  Youth Development ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Inter Faith Food Shuttle Agriculture Education VISTA

Program Start/End Date
08/28/2023  -   08/27/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NORTH CAROLINA  

Accepting Applications
From  05/04/2023  To  09/30/2023 

Contact Kylee Mc Combs
1001 Blair Dr
Raleigh   NC   27603
9193901976
kylee@foodshuttle.org

Listing ID 118584


       

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