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Anti-Hunger Corps-Strategic Volunteerism 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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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : The Strategic Volunteerism Coordinator VISTA Play a leadership role in the upgrading of HFA’s main volunteer recruitment/management tool. The member will also engage more strategic and skills-based volunteers to use www.hungervolunteer.org, both in NY and nationally, to increase the number and effectiveness of volunteers fighting hunger and poverty. Additionally, the member will engage more food pantries, soup kitchens and anti-hunger organizations in using strategic and skills-based volunteers to address capacity issues.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Training . 
 
 
*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 :
Community Outreach ,  Hunger . 
 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Leadership ,  Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Recruitment ,  Social Services ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Anti-Hunger Corps-Strategic Volunteerism Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
08/19/2019  -   08/18/2020

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  08/09/2019 

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

Listing ID 88966


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