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CoCDF - Family Engagement Specialist
 
 
 
For more than twenty years the Community of Caring Development Foundation (CoCDF) has continued its commitment to investing in the lives of individuals and families in the Linden Community guided by our mission to "Build a Connected Community" Through its successful public/private partnerships model, CoCDF has provided access to affordable housing for more than 1,000 families, served over 300,000 meals, secured more than $500,000 in community grants and presented more than $70,000 in academic scholarships. As a faith-based non-profit entity we are uniquely positioned at the market-place intersection of sacred (vertical) and secular (horizontal) needs. The Linden Fresh Market opened in September of 2021 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 have access to fresh fruits and vegetables, milk, and bread five days a week. The addition of a VISTA member will build upon the foundation of building a connected community.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : As the Family Engagement Specialist, you will collaborate with Community of Caring Development Foundation (CoCDF) team to plan, coordinate, and implement Family Engagement programs and activities. You will form and strengthen programming partnerships with other community organizations that serve families in the Linden Community. Organizing Family Resource and Educational gatherings, you will inform families of important community resources providing needed assistance. Overall, your goal will be to increase participation in our market and other programming. You will curate a list of community programs and services available to families, increasing access to community-empowering resources. Finally, you will launch a Community Advisory Board to inform Market program development. Advisory Board members will serve as ambassadors for the Market’s mission. Become an agent of change by joining our team today! **Benefits include a monthly $200 housing stipend to supplement living costs.**
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Hybrid Schedule: Both Remote & In-Person ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit https://americorps.gov/members-volunteers/vista/benefits.
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Education ,  Hunger ,  Health ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Recruitment ,  Writing/Editing ,  Computers/Technology ,  Community Organization ,  Education ,  Teaching/Tutoring . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
CoCDF - Family Engagement Specialist

Program Start/End Date
06/03/2024  -   06/02/2025

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO  

Accepting Applications
From  03/01/2024  To  04/19/2024 

Contact Carrie Dennis
2956 Cleveland Ave
Columbus   OH   43224
6142214336
cdennis@ohiofoodbanks.org

Listing ID 86559


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