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WACC – EWU Community Outreach Coordinator
 
 
 
The Eagle Volunteers! Food Outreach Program seeks to build community capacity in Cheney, WA by increasing the number of EWU students engaged in community-based work in the focus area of food security and nutritional education. The VISTA member will work with agency partners to determine critical community needs and programming gaps for those with a lack of access to healthy food and nutritional education. The VISTA member will develop a student leadership team that will recruit, train and manage volunteers serving within agencies focused on providing access to healthy food and to nutritional education. The VISTA member will focus efforts based on results of a campus and community needs assessment. Finally, the VISTA member will develop a plan to meet the needs of food insecure EWU students. The VISTA member joins the statewide Washington Campus Compact VISTA team whose members increase the capacity of campus-community partnerships by leveraging campus resources and community assets to address the critical issues of education access and food security. Washington Campus Compact is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our national service programs. People of color, LGBTQ individuals, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA will establish and expand the various ways that Eastern Washington University, along with its community partners, serve the food insecure both on campus and in the community. The VISTA will also develop a student leadership team to work collectively with stakeholders thus broadening the reach of Eastern Washington University. In year 2, the VISTA member will continue to execute, evaluate and improve campus efforts to meet the food security needs of low income students. The member will also establish a central food pantry location in addition to the food cabinet system in place. Lastly, the member will support local anti-hunger efforts by engaging EWU student volunteers in projects that increase access to fresh, healthy food and/or provide nutritional education to promote healthy eating.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Hunger . 
 
Skills :
Conflict Resolution ,  Team Work ,  Recruitment ,  General Skills ,  Computers/Technology ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership ,  Education ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
WACC – EWU Community Outreach Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
08/11/2018  -   08/10/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WASHINGTON  

Accepting Applications
From  04/04/2018  To  06/28/2018 

Contact Rachelle Mills
516 High St
Bellingham   WA   98225
360-650-2211
Rachelle.Mills@wwu.edu
www.wacampuscompact.org/vista/
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 73751


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