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Harvest VISTA Leader - Communications & Outreach Coordinator
 
 
 
***In order to be considered for this VISTA Leader position, you must have completed a full term of service as either an AmeriCorps, VISTA, NCCC, or Peace Corps volunteer (we will make an exception for volunteers whose service term ended early due to COVID-19 and completed at least 50% of their term of service). Harvest Against Hunger is a Seattle-based nonprofit that tackles food insecurity across the country and hosts the Harvest VISTA program, an AmeriCorps Cohort. The Harvest VISTA Program places AmeriCorps members at local hunger relief agencies in a variety of states (currently GA, MA, OR, UT, VT, & WA) where they create systems for produce collection, volunteer recruitment, gleaning, and gardening. By design, specific activities vary by location to meet community needs and available resources. The AmeriCorps members develop relationships with local growers, recruit new volunteers, build effective transportation networks, and identify necessary resources to make these new programs successful and sustainable. Harvest VISTA Leaders are detail-oriented and community building centric mentors, who coordinate the Harvest VISTA Program. They use their previous experience within their AmeriCorps or Peace Corps service terms to support members, collect data, creatively generate resources, take initiative and collaborate with the Harvest VISTA team.
 
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Member Duties : As Harvest VISTA Leader, the AmeriCorps member will support the Harvest VISTA team (co-VISTA leader, Program Director, and host site supervisors) as a mentor and another point person for full-time AmeriCorps members and Summer Associates throughout the year. Using research and data to drive outreach strategies, they will increase communication and outreach efforts of the Harvest VISTA program to increase awareness of the Cohort and its projects. With their co-VL, they will optimize and deliver orientation to new members and host sites, build community, and share knowledge and resources with the team. They will use and develop program administration skills to maintain VISTA web pages, complete reports, communicate with VISTAs and supervisors, write newsletters and social media posts, and support VISTAs in writing blogs and resource guide articles. A strong candidate will be an excellent communicator, a team player, and a creative thinker with a passion for social justice and equity.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Environment ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Hunger ,  Health . 
 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Team Work ,  Education ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Writing/Editing ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Recruitment ,  Leadership ,  Environment ,  Public Health . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA Leaders

Program
Harvest VISTA Leader - Communications & Outreach Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
08/29/2022  -   08/28/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WASHINGTON   Seattle/Tacoma/Bremerton  

Accepting Applications
From  05/09/2022  To  07/25/2022 

Contact Maria Mendez-Francisco
1201 1st Ave S
Seattle   WA   98134
5037570222
maria@harvestagainsthunger.org
www.harvestagainsthunger.org

Listing ID 72180


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