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GS Hunger Center - Volunteer Coordinator & Capacity Builder
Good Samaritan Hunger Center is a hunger relief agency which serves all of Summit County. Unlike other pantries, we are a mobile pantry and take our goods directly to the communities we serve. We conduct a Hot Meal program, a food pantry/grocery distribution program and serve several schools and athletes kids weekend backpack program. Good Samaritan Hunger Center exists with the help of over 75 monthly volunteers. We are seeking to increase this capacity as well as the capacity to serve the population of Akron/Summit County. Good Samaritan Hunger Center strives to increase access to fresh, free, and healthy food for its consumers.
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Member Duties : The VISTA member will increase the service capacity of the Good Samaritan Hunger Center (GSHC) to bring together volunteers and donors, mobilizing resources that enhance current programming. They will recruit, screen, and train a team of passionate volunteers in the fight against hunger. The VISTA will also increase resource capacity, conducting research on foundations who may supply grant funding to GSHC. Additionally, the VISTA will plan, implement, and design a signature fundraising event to benefit GSHC. Finally, the VISTA member will build community collaborations with agencies such as the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, Summit County Health Department, and City of Akron. **Benefits include a $200 housing stipend to supplement living costs.**
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  $200 housing stipend . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Hunger ,  Education ,  Elder Care ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Public Speaking ,  Communications ,  General Skills ,  Computers/Technology ,  Writing/Editing ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Leadership ,  Community Organization . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

GS Hunger Center - Volunteer Coordinator & Capacity Builder

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO   Cleveland/ Akron  

Accepting Applications
From  02/24/2023  To  07/28/2023 

Contact Carrie Dennis
PO Box 5753
Akron   OH   44372

Listing ID 86620


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