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ShareCorps-OH Assoc of Foodbanks-Critical Response Associate
 
 
 
The Ohio Association of Foodbanks provides emergency food and other resources to Ohio's 12 Feeding America foodbanks and their 3,600 partner agencies serving hungry people in all 88 counties in Ohio. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic has made an already serious food security crisis much worse, creating record unemployment levels, lost wages, missing school meals, and an ongoing recession. Our network is busy implementing new ways to secure and distribute more food effectively, raise funds to support our mission virtually, support families suffering from food and economic insecurity creatively, recruit and welcome volunteers back to our facility safely, document and communicate about the impact of the pandemic on local families powerfully, and build our overall capacity to meet the increased needs of our neighbors. As a member serving with us, you will take on a convening role for a statewide group of anti-hunger service heroes, all working on different areas of high need at Ohio's foodbanks, all united by a common calling to make a difference in this historic era. Launch the next phase of your career and join our hunger fighting team!
 
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Member Duties : VISTA members serving as part of the statewide COVID-19 Food Security Critical Response project will work on specific activities that contribute toward shared goals for preventing hunger and improving household stability during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. In your role serving at the Ohio Association of Foodbanks, you will: - Facilitate connections between different branches of national service to leverage CNCS resources to address food insecurity collaboratively. - Catalogue and document performance outcomes, results, and impacts of the project and prepare a guide for design and implementation to support replication of the pilot by other states. - Support other COVID-19 related responses, including but not limited to navigating new funding relationships, securing housing or other in-kind support for national service members and host sites to support project goals, preparing tools and materials for promoting the project and its impact through digital and earned media, and more.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  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 :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Hunger . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Leadership ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
ShareCorps-OH Assoc of Foodbanks-Critical Response Associate

Program Start/End Date
01/19/2021  -   01/18/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO  

Accepting Applications
From  08/25/2020  To  01/22/2021 

Contact Maureen Allen
100 E Broad St
Columbus   OH   43215
6142214336
mallen@ohiofoodbanks.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 98707


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