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Northern Illinois Food Bank
Northern Illinois Food Bank, a member of Feeding America, has received Charity Navigator’s 4-Star rating for eleven consecutive years for its fiscal responsibility. The Food Bank has been a sponsor of the VISTA program since 2012, and is now recruiting for 10 VISTAs who will begin their 12-month term with the Food Bank in the Fall of 2018. Project sponsors direct the project, supervise members, and provide necessary administrative support to complete goals and objectives of the project. Northern Illinois Food Bank VISTA member positions include: • Capacity Builders – to work with the Food Bank’s Network Partners (food pantries, youth nutrition sites, soup kitchens, and more) • Community Engagement – to secure grants and engage the community • Senior Hunger Program Ambassador - to provide Nutrition Education to all Senior Grocery Program partners • Communications/HR Vista - Review and recommend enhanced communication strategies internally and with network partners • Building Healthy Communities – Bridging the gap to resources toward living healthy lifestyle • Child Nutrition Ambassador – Pilot two new programs for meals program– Family Markets at meal sites and The Meals on the Move mobile meals route at open park sites.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : Work collaboratively with a community of donors, volunteers and network partners to develop programs, processes and tools to increase the amount of food provided to communities across the 13 northern Illinois counties.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Hunger . 
Skills :
Teaching/Tutoring ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Youth Development ,  Social Services ,  General Skills . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Northern Illinois Food Bank

Program Start/End Date
11/13/2018  -   11/13/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS   Chicago  


Accepting Applications
From  10/13/2018  To  02/13/2019 

Contact Dawn Yarbrough
273 Dearborn Ct
Geneva   IL   60134
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 81661