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ShareCorps -AkronCanton Foodbank- Hunger &Health Coordinator
The mission of the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank is to lead a collaborative network that empowers people to experience healthy and hunger-free lives. We distribute food and feed people and we advocate, engage, and convene our community in the fight to end hunger. The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank provides food and other essential items to member agencies in eight Northeast Ohio counties: Carrol, Holmes, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit, Tuscarawas, and Wayne. These memebr agencies operate 500 food pantries, hot meal sites, shelters, and other hunger-relief programs in the neighborhoods and communities where people need food. The Foodbank envisions a thriving community free of hunger. By 2050, the Foodbank and our network, in collaboration with othe rcharitable and governmental partners, will provide access to 41 million meals, meeting the need in our service area and providing enough food for everyone struggling with hunger.
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Member Duties : Work to build programmatic opportunity to support partnerships that connect hunger and health. The Foodbank seeks to pilot a new program in partnership with local healthcare providers to increase access to fresh, nutritious foods for food insecure patients. The VISTA will research best practices, convene community partners, and create tools and processes to launch a pilot program.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Health ,  Hunger . 
Skills :
Computers/Technology ,  Recruitment ,  Public Health ,  Communications ,  Writing/Editing ,  Medicine ,  General Skills . 
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ShareCorps -AkronCanton Foodbank- Hunger &Health Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
06/22/2018  -   06/21/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO   Cleveland/ Akron  


Accepting Applications
From  02/20/2018  To  05/30/2018 

Contact Caitlin Ballinger
350 Opportunity Pkwy
Akron   OH   44307
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 78582