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ShareCorps-AkronCanton Foodbank-Hunger & Health Coordinator
The mission of the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank is to lead a collaborative network that empowers people to experience healthy and hunger-free lives. We distribute food to feed people and we advocate, engage, and convene our community in the fight to end hunger. The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank provides food and other essential items to network partners in eight Northeast Ohio counties: Carroll, Holmes, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit, Tuscarawas, and Wayne. These network partners operate 600 food pantries, hot meal sites, shelters, and other hunger-relief programs in the neighborhoods and communities where people need food. The Foodbank envisions a thriving community free of hunger.
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Member Duties : As our VISTA member, you will work to strengthen partnerships that connect hunger and health with local healthcare providers and the Foodbank’s network of hunger-relief partners. Your primary goal will be to increase access to emergency food resources among high-risk populations and those with health-related conditions. You will grow relationships with healthcare partners and provide trainings to them in our referral program process. You will also strengthen our partnerships with nearby food pantries and other community partners. These relationships will be in the interest of piloting methods of getting food to vulnerable populations and developing nutrition education resources. Finally, through data collection and analysis, you will assess program outcomes and complete a final report, providing recommendations for the ongoing implementation, growth, and sustainability of programs. **Benefits include a $200 housing stipend to supplement living costs.**
Program Benefits : Hybrid Schedule: Both Remote & In-Person ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Hunger ,  Technology ,  Health . 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Writing/Editing ,  General Skills ,  Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  Recruitment ,  Public Health ,  Community Organization . 
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ShareCorps-AkronCanton Foodbank-Hunger & Health Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
06/05/2023  -   06/04/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO   Cleveland/ Akron  

Accepting Applications
From  02/24/2023  To  05/05/2023 

Contact Carrie Dennis
350 Opportunity Pkwy
Akron   OH   44307

Listing ID 93758