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Native Food Sovereignty Fellows-PIC
 
 
 
The Native Food Sovereignty Fellows program will deploy a cadre of VISTA members to sites located throughout Indian Country to include Tribes in the Alaska, Rocky Mountain, Great Plains, Midwest, Southwest, Northwest, and Eastern Oklahoma, BIA Regions. We will place one or two VISTA members at each site where they will work on issues related to food security, economic sustainability, community resilience, health, and overall food sovereignty. VISTA members will work with the host site and the Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative to develop and implement capacity building food sovereignty projects, and a system of data metrics to measure project success.
 
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Member Duties : Duties include food sovereignty community assessment support; develop a team of community volunteers willing to work with the Fellows during their assignment; attend trainings offered by IFAI (required activity); public presentations; community organization relationship and support engagement; log all activities on a regular basis with progress reports to key project requirements; attend period trainings provided by IFAI in regional location; identify and analyze information and support needs for each Tribe.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Training . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Tribal ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Health ,  Hunger ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Youth Development ,  Public Speaking ,  Recruitment ,  Community Organization ,  Education ,  Team Work ,  Public Health . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Native Food Sovereignty Fellows-PIC

Program Start/End Date
06/01/2017  -   07/31/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  06/01/2017  To  07/31/2020 

Contact Janie Hipp
Indigenous Food and Agr Initiative
Fayetteville   AR   72701
479-575-4699
jhipp@uark.edu
indigenousfoodandag.com
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 74877


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