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1 Plate Full at a Time, Family Services Specialist
Begun in 1971, CRC became an independent 501c3 in 1973. Today as a community based social service agency, CRC delivers a wide arrange of human services in response to an identified need within a defined geographic area. CRC is comprised of a food pantry, senior programming, youth services, and Kinship Care. Family Services (FS) operates a Choice Food Pantry and provides community resource referrals for low income individuals and families. Every pantry visit, families receive 7-10 days of shelf-stable food and access to weekly fresh produce. CRC stocks non-food material assistance like clothes, toys, baby items, and diapers. The agency also holds annual school supply drives, sponsors holiday help/gifts and hosts children’s summer meals. The program serves as an Ohio Benefit Bank location where staff and volunteers help individuals and families determine eligibility for around 20 different government programs. FS also maintains community gardens, hosts community meals, provides much needed holiday-time assistance, and links residents with many other health and social care services.
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Member Duties : The Family Services VISTA will categorize and evaluate existing programs and procedures. The VISTA will conduct research to select and implement new programming into the Family Services Program. The VISTA will also work with to develop new program supports for the refugee and immigrant population. VISTA member will gain an understanding of the basics of a food pantry and the role of Settlement Houses in service delivery.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Hunger ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Social Services ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Research Skills ,  Communications . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

1 Plate Full at a Time, Family Services Specialist

Program Start/End Date
08/05/2019  -   08/04/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO  

Accepting Applications
From  04/01/2019  To  07/08/2019 

Contact Stephanie Baker
3222 N High St
Columbus   OH   43202
(614) 268-3539
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 71693