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Sustainable, Equitable Food Access in the Rocky Mountains
 
 
 
Come and join our team in the beautiful Rocky Mountains. Our VISTA member will develop capacity by building and deepening relationships with individuals living with food insecurity in Albany County, Wyoming, and developing opportunities with food producers/distributors and health and food organizations to serve them. The VISTA member will assist staff in assessing the influence of grass-roots community-driven voices and leadership on Feeding Laramie Valley (FLV) programs and the Higher Ground Fair development. The VISTA member will develop and establish sustainable methods for increasing participant involvement at all program levels, and increase FLV program capacity by developing events that include fundraising with the goal of increasing healthy food access.
 
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Member Duties : Support and promote the development of community-led programs, participant involvement and capacity building at Feeding Laramie Valley. Work closely with all FLV direct service staff and other FLV VISTA members in order to understand community needs and requests, mission and philosophy, current and developing program efforts, and overall organizational goals. Coordinate and develop systems for expanding outreach and constituent base. Create informational materials and methods of communication that promote an emphasis on participant guidance in all program areas. Plan and organize FLV events and the Higher Ground Fair.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  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 :
Hunger ,  Health ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Recruitment ,  Team Work ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing ,  General Skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Computers/Technology . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Sustainable, Equitable Food Access in the Rocky Mountains

Program Start/End Date
02/16/2021  -   02/15/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WYOMING  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  09/29/2020  To  06/30/2021 

Contact Lina Dunning
PO Box 536
Laramie   WY   82073
307-223-4399
lina@actionresources.ngo
feedinglaramievalley.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 85551


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