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Serve New York VISTA 2019: MAP Farmhouse Coordinator
Serve New York mobilizes AmeriCorps VISTA members to serve organizations, government agencies, and educational institutions focused on expanding educational opportunities, ensuring economic opportunity for all, and creating healthy futures for the residents of NY. The goal of Serve New York is to strengthen communities across the state and to allow organizations within them to better provide services to impoverished individuals and families. The Serve New York program has partner organizations in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Bath, Ithaca, Geneva, and White Plains. While serving, members receive support from the VISTA team at The Service Collaborative of WNY, Inc. The support includes monthly training, a social network of fellow members, and daily support from VISTA leaders.
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Member Duties : The mission of the Massachusetts Avenue Project is to nurture the growth of a diverse and equitable community food system, to promote local economic opportunities, access to affordable nutritious food, and social change education. MAP recently moved its operations to a new 11,000sq.ft Farmhouse and Community Food Training Center, with a goal of furthering our efforts to increase healthy food access, reduce hunger, and expand our Urban Farm capacity. Our new building will allow expansion in the amount of healthy food we can make accessible to underserved communities, as well as the food & agricultural education opportunities and space for enterprise development. The Volunteer and Farmhouse Event Coordinator VISTA member will develop and support new Farmhouse use partnerships, and evaluate protocols for all Farmhouse activities and events. They will also establish and coordinate a volunteer program, and raise community awareness about new food-based education and training initiatives
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Health ,  Hunger ,  Children/Youth ,  Technology ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Writing/Editing ,  Environment ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Youth Development ,  Urban Planning ,  Non-Profit Management . 
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Serve New York VISTA 2019: MAP Farmhouse Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
08/19/2019  -   08/17/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW YORK  


Accepting Applications
From  07/12/2019  To  07/26/2019 

Contact Matthew Chavez
173 Elm St
Buffalo   NY   14203
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 88162