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ShareCorps - OSU Extension - Nutrition Incentive Program
 
 
 
Ohio State University Extension’s mission is to create opportunities for people to use science-based knowledge to improve social, economic and environmental conditions in their communities. In Cuyahoga County, OSUE provides education and programming in the areas of 4-H Youth Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Community Development, and Family and Consumer Services. The Produce Perks program is administered in Cleveland and Cuyahoga County by Ohio State University Extension’s Community Development program. The Produce Perks program offers Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients with a dollar-for-dollar match when shopping at local farmers’ markets. The Produce Perks program increases access to fresh fruits and vegetables while providing economic benefits for small to mid-sized farms.
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA member will help to expand the reach of the Produce Perks program in Cleveland and Cuyahoga County. The VISTA will conduct research to help inform the expansion of Produce Perks to serve families who are currently not eligible to receive SNAP benefits. They will also help to expand the program’s reach by conducting community outreach to raise awareness and program participation among SNAP recipients. In addition, the VISTA member will help create a formal community outreach plan, identify best practices for marketing, conduct a survey for community members and stakeholders, and develop a dissemination plan for program impacts and findings.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*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 ,  Health ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Public Health ,  Computers/Technology ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
ShareCorps - OSU Extension - Nutrition Incentive Program

Program Start/End Date
07/06/2020  -   07/05/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO  

Accepting Applications
From  02/06/2020  To  06/03/2020 

Contact Kelly Simmons
12200 Fairhill Rd
Cleveland   OH   44120
6142214336
ksimmons@ohiofoodbanks.org

Listing ID 93567


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