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Anti-Hunger Corps at Foodlink
 
 
 
Hunger Free America (HFA), in conjunction with Foodlink, is in its first year of the Anti-Hunger Corps (AHC), a 21 member AmeriCorps VISTA program in California and New York. This program engages VISTA members and partnering organizations in moving families beyond the soup kitchen by breaking down barriers and providing improved access to healthful, nutritious foods. The AHC VISTA program aims to address hunger, poverty, and build the capacity of the agencies that address these issues. Members will assist unemployed and under-employed people obtain job training, job placement, and financial literacy services; improve access to food from government and nonprofit sources for targeted populations in particular and food insecure people in general; enable residents of food deserts to access healthier foods through farmers markets and community gardens; grow the number of low-income children able to obtain free school breakfasts and summer meals; and recruit and manage more volunteers, particularly high-impact, skilled volunteers.
 
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Member Duties : Foodlink is seeking three members to help us reach more individuals and communities with our Community Kitchen and associated nutrition programs. Members will help by expanding our outreach, providing innovative programs, and measuring our impact so we can continue to test new ideas. One member will recruit new partners for our Community Kitchen programs, including Summer Food Service. This member will also conduct outreach and provide support to all existing and potential partners, such as food pantries, soup kitchens, and homeless shelters. Another member will Increase our impact through outreach and partnership building. All members will also recruit and support new volunteers for Community Health initiatives.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Hunger ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Social Services ,  Leadership ,  Writing/Editing ,  Recruitment ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Non-Profit Management ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Anti-Hunger Corps at Foodlink

Program Start/End Date
11/12/2019  -   11/11/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW YORK  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  05/03/2019  To  10/18/2019 

Contact Vicky Dumbuya
50 Broad St
New York   NY   10004
(212) 825-0028
vdumbuya@hungerfreeamerica.org
www.hungerfreeamerica.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 88893


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