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Clark County Food Bank
 
 
 
We partner with over 35 local agencies and programs to serve the food insecure in our community. This project supports the Food Bank's mission to "alleviate hunger and its root causes". The VISTA project, Farming Practices and Volunteer Coordination, is entering the second year and will continue to build on developing a sustainable seed to harvest system for low-income resident participation. New development involves researching and putting into action a transportation system for food and the expansion of farmer's market outreach to increase fresh produce donated.
 
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Member Duties : Work with a dedicated team to build upon the first year member's development to increase the availability of fresh produce to low-income residents. Second year activities will involve the development of volunteer teams and team leads, the expansion of farmer's market outreach, and the research and development of a volunteer transportation system that will bring food from the markets and other outlets directly to the Food Bank.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Service Related Mileage Reimbursement ,  Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Technology ,  Children/Youth ,  Hunger ,  Homelessness ,  Environment ,  Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Health ,  Elder Care ,  Ex-Offender Reentry ,  Housing . 
 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Leadership ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Writing/Editing ,  Team Work ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Environment ,  Public Speaking ,  Teaching/Tutoring . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Clark County Food Bank

Program Start/End Date
02/17/2017  -   02/16/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  21    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WASHINGTON  

Accepting Applications
From  12/01/2016  To  01/15/2017 

Contact Marsha Freshwater
120 NE 136th Ave
Vancouver   WA   98684
360-735-3689
marshaf@hsc-wa.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 70591


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