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Northern Illinois Food Bank - Volunteer Ambassador
Along with our 800 network members, including food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, schools, youth and senior sites, the Food Bank provides nutritious food for 71,500 different individuals weekly across 13 counties. Our 7,000 square mile service area stretches our staff to adequately build awareness of the need for hunger relief and engage supporters in every corner. With the help of VISTA team member’s, we will increase support to help us towards our strategic goal of providing 75 million meals by 2020 through volunteering and financial support.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : The Volunteer Engagement Ambassador would continue the development of skills-based volunteers started by our previous VISTA to make skills-based volunteers available to help our network partners benefit from professional advice on improving systems, fundraising, technology and special events. The VISTA will also work to maintain our VolunTeens program, which provides leadership opportunities for high school students. We are seeking applicants with a passion for helping the hungry and for volunteering, strong organizational skills, public speaking and networking skills, the ability to work independently and a respect for volunteer commitment and dedication to their community. Transportation and a willingness to do some travel throughout our service area are required.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Hunger . 
Skills :
Non-Profit Management ,  General Skills ,  Social Services ,  Public Speaking ,  Recruitment ,  Team Work ,  Leadership ,  Youth Development ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Northern Illinois Food Bank - Volunteer Ambassador

Program Start/End Date
05/01/2017  -   05/01/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS   Chicago  


Accepting Applications
From  02/20/2017  To  02/20/2018 

Contact Gloria Sanders
273 Dearborn Ct
Geneva   IL   60134
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 71598