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ISU Extension Linn County /Food Systems
The self-sustaining product will be exemplary teaching, research, outreach and delivery of hands-on, project based learning for youth, families and community members. New programming will focus on local food systems/ food security and natural resource stewardship, human nutrition and community enhancement. Linn County Extension will educate the community through the illustration of sustainability principles including, small scale agriculture and local food production, renewable/alternative energy, natural resource stewardship and eco-friendly practices in an urban setting. The AmeriCorps Vista Site Coordinator will be work with volunteers and community members to organize and complete hands-on project based activities in the urban facility and on the grounds.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : Coordination and Marketing Communications Volunteer Recruitment and Support-The results of this activity will be a volunteer recruitment plan that helps to cover program delivery and also leaves volunteers feeling appreciated and well prepared. Evaluations
Program Benefits : Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Housing ,  Relocation Allowance, if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Community Organization . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

ISU Extension Linn County /Food Systems

Program Start/End Date
07/20/2013  -   07/19/2014

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations IOWA  


Accepting Applications
From  03/14/2013  To  05/09/2013 

Contact Michelle Kenyon-Brown
383 Collins Rd NE
Cedar Rapids   IA   52402
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 48957