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SOTS - HTPI Summer Associates, Kykotsmovi, AZ
 
 
 
We seek to facilitate and train change agents and community leaders to solve persistent bio-cultural issues in their communities by creating and implementing land-based solutions that generate measurable ecological regeneration, foster greater human rights, and grow improved personal and community well-being. We serve all 14 villages on the Hopi Indian Reservation and surrounding Dine/Navajo communities. We serve the socially disadvantaged, including elders, youth, villages, schools, parents, low-income households, and the underemployed who are less likely to have access to quality food.
 
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Member Duties : Involvement/assistance in providing instruction of STEM and Environmental Science Activities with Youth Permaculture Program participants who are 12-18 years old. Soil and water restoration, botany, plant propagation and transplantation, environmental science, and more. This will facilitate year-round learning among Hopi youth who have limited opportunities for summer learning. 2. Assistance in providing weekly food nutrition classes and the preparation of healthy lunches for Youth Permaculture Program participants who are 12-18 years old. Our Youth program participants are often lacking in healthy nutritious meals. Our organization recently created a partnership with the Arizona Farmers Market Group and is the recipient of a monthly organic vegetable delivery. With the guidance of local cooks and chefs Summer Associates will be trained in culinary techniques and will receive their food handlers license to prepare healthy lunches and snacks for Youth Permaculture Program Participants.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Hunger ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Tribal ,  Health ,  Children/Youth ,  Education ,  Environment . 
 
Skills :
First Aid ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Leadership ,  Youth Development ,  General Skills ,  Environment ,  Community Organization ,  Team Work ,  Conflict Resolution . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
SOTS - HTPI Summer Associates, Kykotsmovi, AZ

Program Start/End Date
06/03/2019  -   08/09/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ARIZONA  

Accepting Applications
From  05/10/2019  To  05/24/2019 

Contact Shannon Francis
1290 N Williams St
Denver   CO   80218
7204568251
sfrancis@spiritofthesun.org
www.spiritofthesun.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 89198


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