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Grow SD VISTA Member
 
 
 
Be a part of co-leading the design of the Grow SD program. Link food pantries with SDSU Extension Master Gardeners to help communities increase food security for limited resource audiences. Create a program business plan based on best practices and examples from other Extension programs running similar projects. Set up outreach systems and build relationships with relevant agencies to benefit the project. Develop grant opportunity announcements to kick-start the donation gardens that provide produce to the food pantries/underserved. Generate a marketing plan whereby program information is disseminated. Write volunteer descriptions. Assist with the SDSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Development aspects. Leverage current volunteer policies/recruitment/retention plans to inform the program business plan.
 
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Member Duties : Be a part of co-leading the design of the Grow SD program. Link food pantries with SDSU Extension Master Gardeners to help communities increase food security for limited resource audiences. Create a program business plan based on best practices and examples from other Extension programs running similar projects. Set up outreach systems and build relationships with relevant agencies to benefit the project. Develop grant opportunity announcements to kick-start the donation gardens that provide produce to the food pantries/underserved. Generate a marketing plan whereby program information is disseminated. Write volunteer descriptions. Assist with the SDSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Development aspects. Leverage current volunteer policies/recruitment/retention plans to inform the program business plan.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Education ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  Leadership ,  Community Organization ,  Education ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Public Speaking ,  Computers/Technology ,  Social Services . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Grow SD VISTA Member

Program Start/End Date
11/06/2017  -   11/09/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations SOUTH DAKOTA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  05/08/2017  To  10/01/2017 

Contact Aimee Ladonski
2001 E 8th St
Sioux Falls   SD   57103
605-782-3290
Aimee.Ladonski@sdstate.edu
igrow.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 74687


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