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Anti-Hunger Corps-Benefits Access Outreach Coordinator
 
 
 
Hunger Free America (HFA), in conjunction with some of the nation’s most effective anti-hunger and poverty organizations, 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; more low-income children to obtain free school breakfasts and summer meals; effective nonprofit groups fighting hunger and poverty to raise more money and recruit and manage more volunteers, particularly high-impact and skilled volunteers.
 
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Member Duties : The Benefits Access Outreach Coordinator VISTA will build partnerships throughout NYC to promote the services that the Benefits Access department offers, such as eligibility screenings and application assistance for SNAP and WIC benefits. The member will also establish partnerships with medical facilities throughout NYC to address food insecurity among their low-income patients.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*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 :
Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Leadership ,  Recruitment ,  Writing/Editing ,  Social Services . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Anti-Hunger Corps-Benefits Access Outreach Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
09/03/2019  -   09/02/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW YORK   New York City (inc. Long Island CT NJ NY)  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  05/03/2019  To  07/31/2019 

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

Listing ID 88956


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