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ShareCorps-Akron-Canton FB-Campaign & Volunteer Engagement
 
 
 
Everyone wants to live in a healthy community where children, families and seniors can grow, work, prosper and lead productive lives. But for many of our friends and neighbors, food insecurity creates barriers that impact their physical, social, and emotional wellbeing. Now in its 40th year of service, the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank has operated as a critical community asset committed to fighting food insecurity and helping families as they navigate difficult decisions related to hunger and other struggles that arise out of situational or generational poverty. The Foodbank is committed to its vision of a thriving community free of hunger, but we can only realize that vision with the support of donors, advocates and volunteers who join us in our mission. The Foodbank is a 501(c)(3) organization with a mission 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.
 
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Member Duties : The Campaign and Volunteer Engagement VISTA works to bolster the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank’s volunteer program and campaign activities through volunteer recruitment and communication. This position seeks out opportunities to represent the Foodbank at external events, building relationships in the community and with volunteers. This role also will represent the Foodbank through internal and external activities, which may include evenings and weekends. This position will strengthen Foodbank campaigns by coordinating mails, managing materials, food and fund drives and third-party event coordination, as well as donor stewardship. Additionally, this position will serve as a liaison between volunteers and staff to ensure that staff are prepared for arrival of volunteer groups.
 
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Children/Youth ,  Hunger ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Public Speaking ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Computers/Technology . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
ShareCorps-Akron-Canton FB-Campaign & Volunteer Engagement

Program Start/End Date
07/05/2022  -   07/04/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO   Cleveland/ Akron  

Accepting Applications
From  03/01/2022  To  06/17/2022 

Contact Carrie Dennis
350 Opportunity Pkwy
Akron   OH   44307
6142214336
cdennis@ohiofoodbanks.org

Listing ID 98695


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