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Hunger Free America Summer Associates
 
 
 
The Hunger Free America Summer Associate Program aims to create more food secure families and support nutritious food choices. Summer Associate members will support the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and nutrition education programming; improve awareness of nutritious food options at farmers’ markets and the use of SNAP benefits at farmers’ markets; and raise awareness of and eliminate barriers to SNAP and other food/nutrition-access services. We’re looking for individuals to help us perform community outreach, and they must be comfortable doing canvassing, being outdoors during summer weather, and interacting with children and parents to raise awareness. Additional activities include collaborating with partner organizations to screen and support low-income community members in accessing benefits, Distribute program-related educational materials, stock local organizations and businesses with benefits information pamphlets, distribute informational materials on farmers markets (particularly SNAP use in farmers markets), and conduct outreach to encourage healthier eating. The ideal candidate will be interested in poverty and hunger issues, have experience working with diverse communities, be flexible and willing to work on all kinds of projects, able to work independently and as a member of a team, reliable, and have a good work ethic, organizational and communications skills. This is a short-term, 8-week, full-time position beginning June 23rd, 2019 and ending August 16th, 2019. You are expected to be available for the needs of your community and project at all times. Summer Associates may be able to have a part-time job outside of service hours; however, they will discuss this with their supervisor prior to starting their position. Note – this placement is at the organization Cornell Cooperative Extension and supervised by Hunger Free America.
 
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Member Duties : We’re looking for enthusiastic individuals to conduct place-based community outreach campaigns in target high-need neighborhoods where the summer meals program is underutilized. This will include flyering, canvassing, and working with community institutions, elected officials and emergency food providers to raise awareness on summer meals. Summer Associates may also work to organize community-wide events to promote summer meals. Note: You are responsible for finding your own housing. No housing allowance will be provided. Program benefits include a $791.70 living allowance, paid biweekly, 4th of July off, experience in the nonprofit sector, and access to Hunger Free America’s national network of hunger-fighting institutions. For more information, email Natalie Amstutz at namstutz@hungerfreeamerica.org
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
 
*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 :
Health ,  Community Outreach ,  Hunger . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Public Health ,  Recruitment ,  Public Speaking . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Hunger Free America Summer Associates

Program Start/End Date
06/23/2019  -   08/18/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

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

Accepting Applications
From  05/08/2019  To  06/05/2019 

Contact Natalie Amstutz
50 Broad St
New York   NY   10004
2128250028
namstutz@hungerfreeamerica.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 89101


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