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TDA Food & Nutrition - Community Engagement [Kerr County]
The Texas Department of Agriculture’s (TDA) Food and Nutrition Division’s (F&N) mission is “feeding the hungry and promoting healthy lifestyles.” TDA’s Food and Nutrition Division is partnering with AgriLife Extension Service to increase awareness and support for wellness initiatives in select rural Texas counties. VISTAs will focus their passion on building healthy communities throughout the Lone Star State! ***This position is located in Kerrville, TX (Kerr County) and will cover 3 counties. Personal vehicle required. For more information visit
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Member Duties : The Community Engagement VISTA will help rural Texas communities improve Local School Wellness Policies, analyze the need for additional summer feeding sites, expand access to local foods, increase meal participation, and engage elected officials on how to participate and lead local wellness-related efforts. Through outreach and education, VISTAs will help their assigned communities understand the availability of TDA administered programs for children and find collaborative and cooperative, social and economic solutions for alleviating long-term hunger among the most vulnerable in their communities – their youth.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Children/Youth ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Hunger ,  Community Outreach ,  Education . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Team Work ,  Communications ,  Recruitment ,  General Skills ,  Education ,  Leadership ,  Public Health ,  Public Speaking . 
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TDA Food & Nutrition - Community Engagement [Kerr County]

Program Start/End Date
11/14/2016  -   11/13/2017

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS  


Accepting Applications
From  09/01/2016  To  12/31/2016 

Contact Michelle Esper-Martin
1700 Congress Ave
Austin   TX   78701
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 69626