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UGA VISTA Network: Campus Kitchen VISTA 2020
 
 
 
Campus Kitchen is a food recovery and redistribution program administered by the UGA Office of Service-Learning in collaboration with Athens area nonprofits and University of Georgia partners. Each week, working in two donated kitchen spaces, UGA student leaders manage volunteer activities ranging from food recovery from local grocery stores and farmer’s markets, from-scratch cooking shifts, and door-to-door meal and grocery deliveries to client families in aging services programs of the area nonprofits, among other distribution programs. While participating in the program, student leaders are exposed to the challenges facing aging adults and families, aging service providers and the food system. Campus Kitchen reaches nearly 500 food-insecure individuals through monthly programs, in addition to special holiday events. The Campus Kitchen at UGA strives to inspire sustainable solutions to hunger and food waste and build mutually beneficial university-community partnerships.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : The Campus Kitchen AmeriCorps VISTA member will focus on growing the program’s capacity to serve food-insecure seniors by strengthening volunteer recruitment, training, and recognition procedures and sustaining partnerships with volunteer organizations. The VISTA will leverage resources to invest in student leader training and outreach education, and improve existing fundraising efforts. The VISTA will raise awareness about issues of senior hunger and food waste and the work of regional coalitions through public outreach events and media content development to inspire others to action.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Health ,  Hunger ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Recruitment ,  Food Service/Food Safety ,  Team Work ,  Public Health ,  Social Services ,  Public Speaking ,  Non-Profit Management . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
UGA VISTA Network: Campus Kitchen VISTA 2020

Program Start/End Date
02/18/2020  -   02/17/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations GEORGIA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  12/10/2019  To  01/13/2020 

Contact Paul Matthews
1242 1/2 S Lumpkin St
Athens   GA   30602
706-542-0892
pmatthew@uga.edu
www.ck.uga.edu
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 92771


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