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Inter-Faith Food Shuttle Community Health Education VISTA
 
 
 
The Community Health Education VISTA will support the Inter-Faith Shuttle efforts to build stronger community networks and partners, increase overall reach into marginalized and traditionally excluded groups of people and will develop outreach materials and resources to be accessible to a wider range of people. The purpose of the Community Health Education program is to support community-led initiatives to increase knowledge around health and wellness through a stigma-free and inclusive lens. The Inter-Faith Shuttles does this by offering tailored and unique educational programming based on the wants and needs of the communities they serve. The VISTA will support the Community Health Education program manager with activities throughout Wake County including developing lesson plans, conducting outreach to new program partners and sites, attending health fairs, attending local events to spread the word about community health education at the Food Shuttle, creating passive education and flyers, and researching alternative and innovative ways to impact the community, as well as designing trainings for partners to be able to do this work themselves in a train the trainer style. The VISTA member will assist with the outreach necessary for partners to know the services offered by the Food Shuttle as an active member of the community and will assist to develop “train the trainer” services to increase the number of satellite partners who feel they have adequate training and support to offer education on behalf of the Food Shuttle to their community members. These increased partners/stronger network will allow the Food Shuttle to expand its services.
 
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Please note:
This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : * Increase reach, capacity, and efficiency of the Community Health Education (CHE) Department to build more sustainable, active participation from community partners. Specific tasks will include: assessing current satellite and community partners; Identifying barriers they face; Reviewing and updating resources and materials; and Establishing frameworks for evaluating success. * Build a portfolio of lesson plans and education (passive and active) that will allow the CHE department to better meet community needs and engage in more comprehensive tailored workshops. Activities will include: Reviewing established lesson plans and virtual education opportunities; Identifying gaps in access; and Developing lesson plans. *Research innovative and alternative ways to meet community health needs of the community through programmatic resources. Tasks will include: Reviewing program offerings; and Conducting a SWOT analysis.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit https://americorps.gov/members-volunteers/vista/benefits.
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Health ,  Hunger ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  First Aid ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  General Skills ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Community Organization ,  Recruitment ,  Education ,  Youth Development . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Inter-Faith Food Shuttle Community Health Education VISTA

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

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 118585


       

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