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Feeding Texas - Community Capacity Corps VISTA [Multi-Site]
 
 
 
Feeding Texas leads a unified effort for a hunger-free Texas. We assist hungry Texans through a statewide network of twenty-one food banks, lead the public discussion on hunger in Texas, and strengthen the anti-hunger movement through collaboration and capacity-building. The Community Capacity Corps is made up of a creative and motivated team focused on alleviating the upstream, economic causes of hunger as well as the downstream effects of hunger on health. VISTAs build non-traditional partnerships to increase community access to new services, and strategically incorporate the voices of hungry Texans into the public conversation on hunger through StoryBank Texas and community feedback loop projects. With ample coaching and personal development opportunities, our corps offers emerging non-profit professionals a way to gain a level of experience above other entry-level positions. Collaborate with other VISTAs and non-profit professionals in a variety of positions, while building a foundation for a meaningful career.
 
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Member Duties : As a Community Capacity Corps VISTA, you will gain hands on experience expanding and strengthening the capacity of a project that addresses services gaps at a site in Texas. This listing is advertising for multiple positions throughout the state in locations such as El Paso, Houston, Austin, Galveston, and more. Projects range from focusing on increasing effectiveness of nutrition and health services, expanding the scale of workforce development initiatives, or improving equitable access capability. All Community Capacity Corps VISTAs will also engage community members through one-on-one interviews in order to gather stories for a statewide StoryBank with a focus on learning about the authentic lives of people experiencing food insecurity and presenting the truth of hunger in our community to a public audience.
 
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Professional Development Fund ,  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 :
Technology ,  Education ,  Health ,  Hunger ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Problem Solving ,  Recruitment ,  Social Services ,  Communications ,  Public Health ,  General Skills ,  Computers/Technology ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Feeding Texas - Community Capacity Corps VISTA [Multi-Site]

Program Start/End Date
02/14/2022  -   02/13/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS  

Accepting Applications
From  10/18/2021  To  01/14/2022 

Contact Austin Thielmann
1524 S Interstate 35
Austin   TX   78704
515-408-9980
athielmann@feedingtexas.org
www.feedingtexas.org

Listing ID 74075


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