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ShareCorps- United Way of Hancock Co.
 
 
 
United Way of Hancock County's mission is to measurably improve people's lives in Hancock County. This is done through fundraising for grant distribution to local nonprofits whose outcomes align with one or more of the following UWHC impact areas and its correlating vision: 1) Education- help children and youth achieve their potential, 2) Income- promote financial stability and independence, 3) Health- improve people's health, 4)Hunger- create a food secure community. UWHC also acts as a convener and collaborator challenging the community to explore system change and cross-sector solutions to poverty. This VISTA opportunity is in alignment with UWHC's initiative and community collaborative known as the Halt Hunger Initiative (HHI). HHI desires to research, identify, implement, and promote long-term sustainable solutions to hunger in Hancock County. HHI understand food insecurity is often tied to poverty as well as other complex issues unique to each community. HHI intends to use this VISTA opportunity to establish food recovery programs that will provide more fresh produce and food pantries and eliminate surplus food waste. *UWHC is a VISTA sub-site of the Ohio Association of Foodbanks, ShareCorps program.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : The VISTA member will be exploring the implementation of food recovery plans in Hancock County. Recovery programs will focus on obtaining more fresh produce for food pantries as well as the development of a countywide communication and surplus food recovery network which will increase the ability for pantries to meet the needs of the food insecure and eliminate waste. The creation and fostering of partnerships in the outlying rural areas will be central to the programs success.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance . 
 
 
*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 . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Health ,  Hunger ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Education ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Computers/Technology ,  General Skills ,  Leadership ,  Recruitment ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
ShareCorps- United Way of Hancock Co.

Program Start/End Date
06/30/2017  -   06/29/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO  

Accepting Applications
From  02/08/2017  To  05/17/2017 

Contact Alexandra Scarborough
245 Stanford Pkwy
Findlay   OH   45840
6142214336
ascarborough@ohiofoodbanks.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 71494


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