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Keep America Beautiful Community Gardens VISTA
 
 
 
As a Keep America Beautiful (KAB) AmeriCorps VISTA member, you will act as a catalyst for change to help eradicate hunger in low-income communities. Whether in your hometown or across the country, this is a unique opportunity to refine and build upon your organizational and professional skills as well as serve a community for one year. The Keep America Beautiful VISTA project will place VISTAs in assignments to strengthen community gardens and urban farms in 10 communities located in the states of California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, and South Carolina. Don’t miss this opportunity to improve your life and the lives of fellow Americans by serving as a KAB AmeriCorps VISTA for one year. PLEASE INDICATE PREFFERED STATE LOCATION IN MOTIVATIONAL STATEMENT ON APPLICATION.
 
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Member Duties : VISTA members will empower the community where they serve and build capacity through community garden and urban farming projects that may include activities such as: assessing community needs and strengths, developing outreach programs and marketing materials, building a social media presence, developing new funding streams, recruiting and training volunteers, and building community coalitions.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Hunger . 
 
Skills :
Environment ,  Community Organization ,  Recruitment ,  Food Secruity ,  Education . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Keep America Beautiful Community Gardens VISTA

Program Start/End Date
05/13/2019  -   05/11/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations CALIFORNIA ,  LOUISIANA ,  FLORIDA ,  MARYLAND ,  SOUTH CAROLINA ,  GEORGIA   Washington/Baltimore ,  Atlanta  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  01/22/2019  To  05/13/2019 

Contact Fateema Villani
1010 Washington BLVD
Stamford   CT   06901
2036593078
Fvillani@kab.org
KAB.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 85781


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