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Feeding Texas - Community Capacity Corps CTFB [Austin, TX]
 
 
 
Feeding Texas leads a unified effort for a hunger-free Texas. We assist hungry Texans through a statewide network of twenty-one food banks, lead the public discussion on hunger in Texas, and strengthen the anti-hunger movement through collaboration and capacity-building. The Community Capacity Corps is an innovative program focused on alleviating the upstream, economic causes of hunger as well as the downstream effects of hunger on health. VISTAs will build educational, economic, and healthcare partnerships to increase client access to new services, and strategically incorporate the voices of hungry Texans into the public conversation on hunger through the Storybanking Initiative. Our VISTA Program provides an opportunity to jump into nonprofit and food bank work a step above entry level, with ample personal support and training. Whether you plan to go back to school, continue in food banking, or just gain workplace experience in a nonprofit environment, Feeding Texas can help you excel during and beyond your year of meaningful service.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : As the Special Populations VISTA, you will work closely with the Programs Team at the Central Texas Food Bank to better understand how to serve several special populations including veterans/military families, college students and older adults (seniors). You will help build the knowledge base of the organization on specific needs of these populations, provide thorough research into best practices, potential partners, and existing services that support these populations. As a VISTA you will also engage community members through one-on-one interviews in order to gather stories for a statewide StoryBank with a focus on learning about the authentic lives of people experiencing food insecurity and presenting the truth of hunger in our community to a public audience.
 
Program Benefits : Professional Development Fund ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Health ,  Hunger . 
 
Skills :
Social Services ,  Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  Education ,  Community Organization ,  Problem Solving ,  Computers/Technology ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Feeding Texas - Community Capacity Corps CTFB [Austin, TX]

Program Start/End Date
02/14/2022  -   02/13/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  10/18/2021  To  01/14/2022 

Contact Jane Thurow
1524 S Interstate 35
Austin   TX   78704
8064451471
jthurow@feedingtexas.org
feedingtexas.org

Listing ID 96029


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