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ShareCorps - CD4AP - Linden Market Program Coordinator
The Community Development for All People (CD4AP) vision is for a whole, healthy, and engaged community where All People are empowered to pursue their hopes, dreams, and aspirations. To achieve this vision, the CD4AP mission catalyzes collaborations with key strategic partners to improve the quality of life for all residents of Columbus’ South Side through individual and community services. Because of our success through the All Peoples Fresh Market, we have been asked to duplicate our service in the Linden area. The Linden Market is a brand new initiative to help people in Linden and beyond increase their quality of life. Access to healthy food is one of the most significant ways to impact health and wellness. Shoppers will be able to regularly get staples like rice/pasta, vegetables, fruit, meat, bread, and dairy products. Over 300 people visit out South side market daily and we anticipate similar results in Linden. The addition of a VISTA member to our program will build upon the foundation we have developed -- increasing our capacity and deepening the impact with our members. Our goals are to increase food security in a food insecure community, empower people to make healthy choices through education, create greater connections with people, and develop systems and opportunities to increase volunteer involvement.
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Member Duties : Through the efforts of the VISTA worker, we will increase access to fresh food by creating a program for the recruiting, training, and equipping of volunteers. Volunteers are essential for the implementation of the Healthy Eating and Living initiative at the newly opened Linden Market. This program will emphasize healthy cooking, physical activity, and mental health. The VISTA will intentionally connect with existing programs and the greater community to advertise the market. Additionally, the VISTA worker will find resources to create comprehensive nutrition education curriculum that will be used in existing classes and through new small groups. The outcome of this work will be to increase access to nutrient rich food within a food insecure community, empower people to make healthy choices through education, and create greater connection to people we are in relationship with across other program areas.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Education ,  Hunger ,  Community Outreach ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Health ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  Public Health ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Education ,  Conflict Resolution . 
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ShareCorps - CD4AP - Linden Market Program Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
07/06/2021  -   07/05/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO  

Accepting Applications
From  03/01/2021  To  06/02/2021 

Contact Carrie Dennis
946 Parsons Ave
Columbus   OH   43206
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 86559