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UWKC HungerCorps Leader
 
 
 
United Way of King County's vision is to build a community where people have homes, students graduate, and families are financially stable. As part of our work to end poverty, we are committed to ensuring that children, particularly children of color, have access to healthy food in the places where they live, learn, and play. Everyone deserves access to nutritious and culturally relevant food, but during the COVID-19 pandemic, local experts estimate that hunger in our community tripled. Low-income families and families of color were disproportionately impacted by the pandemic and are experiencing hunger at unprecedented rates. United Way is working to support an equitable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic in our community, by developing and scaling high-impact strategies to reduce food insecurity. HungerCorps members connect families with critical food resources, including school meals, food banks, and public benefits programs like Basic Food (SNAP) – with a particular focus on supporting communities that have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic. The Food Security HungerCorps team is a dynamic cohort of direct service AmeriCorps members working in partnership with United Way staff, AmeriCorps VISTAs, school districts, and community-based organizations to connect families with the food they need. Members will serve onsite with one or more of United Way’s partner organizations or will be placed internally at United Way of King County to assist the Child Nutrition Team or the DoorDash Home Delivery Program. As a HungerCorps Lead, you will provide mentorship and guidance to incoming members, lead and facilitate training sessions, develop tools and resources for members, and provide assistance to community-based organizations and/or schools districts. **UWKC AmeriCorps members must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the first day of service.**
 
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Member Duties : •Partner w/ school districts, food banks & organizations to develop & implement large-scale anti-hunger strategies, including grocery home delivery, alternative school breakfast, & afterschool meals •Provide technical assistance & capacity building support to meal sites •Coach & mentor cohort of ~10 HungerCorps members •Ensure quality service delivery by creating resources & refining processes •Conduct member check-ins & maintain collaborative relationship w/ UWKC staff •Conduct site visits to ensure members meet goals & remain engaged, supported, & have opportunities to succeed •Coordinate & lead monthly HungerCorps team meetings •Manage multiple responsibilities: direct service work, member mentorship & meetings, site visits •Participate in racial equity trainings & apply cultural humility to service •Apply experience from prior service term to lead members & provide support, share best practices, & support individual member needs to ensure successful placements & retention
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage ,  Unlimited public transportation pass ,  Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Housing . 
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Hunger ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Leadership ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Public Health ,  Team Work ,  Communications ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
UWKC HungerCorps Leader

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2022  -   08/31/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WASHINGTON   Seattle/Tacoma/Bremerton  

Accepting Applications
From  07/07/2022  To  09/30/2022 

Contact Cheyenne Stolmeier
720 2nd Ave
Seattle   WA   98104
206-461-8544
cstolmeier@uwkc.org
www.uwkc.org/about-us/

Listing ID 98182


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