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NCNMEDD_Non-Metro Area Agency on Aging
This project will finalize and report on updates to nutrition services to low income seniors throughout New Mexico. In 2018, New Mexico had the highest level of food insecure seniors in the country at 11.9%. Over the past three years, the NonMetro AAA VISTA members have been working on learning programs for local growing, food distribution, and measurement tools for senior providers to use to fight senior malnutrition. The fourth year of this VISTA project will compile a report of results on the benefits of new tools and finalize the learning curricula for the senior center local growing project.
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Member Duties : The VISTA member will 1. Gather data related to food insecurity, access to health care, transportation, and other social determinants of health; 2. Gather demographic data related to income and aging in New Mexico 3. Develop and disseminate a comprehensive needs assessment survey tool for seniors, service providers, local governments and institutional leaders. 4. Conduct focus groups to solicit information regarding gaps in services, emerging needs or expansion of existing services. 5. Assist with modeling costs associated with addressing gaps in services. 6. Analyze data into a comprehensive report with action plan recommendations. 7. Develop collateral material associated with the report/action plan 8. Convene stakeholders to review and respond to the report and action plan. 9. Arrange for media coverage to highlight the findings in the report
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Elder Care . 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Social Services ,  Writing/Editing ,  Non-Profit Management . 
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NCNMEDD_Non-Metro Area Agency on Aging

Program Start/End Date
08/01/2022  -   07/31/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW MEXICO  


Accepting Applications
From  01/01/2022  To  12/31/2022 

Contact Chris Madrid
3900 Paseo del Sol
Santa Fe   NM   87507

Listing ID 85865