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North Carolina Hunger Corps
 
 
 
The NC Hunger Corps is an AmeriCorps VISTA project sponsored by North Carolina Campus Compact. North Carolina Campus Compact is a collaborative network of colleges and universities committed to educating students for civic and social responsibility, partnering with communities for positive change, and strengthening democracy. The NC Hunger Corps VISTA will serve with a college or community-based organization to support on-campus or off-campus food security programs that target low-income or disadvantaged college students, staff, and community members. These programs may include campus or community gardens, food recovery efforts modeled on the Campus Kitchen Project or the Food Recovery Network, food pantries, and fresh produce distribution (mobile markets). Hunger Corps members may also work to raise awareness about nutrition and healthy eating. As a Hunger Corps member you will have the opportunity to recruit and train volunteers, design and manage programs including days of service, build systems, networks, and relationships, participate in professional development and much more! Corps members should have a demonstrated passion for food security work with disadvantaged communities, experience working or volunteering with low-income children and families, as well as strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. Proven leadership, project management abilities, and a strong interest & experience in college/university community service programs are also essential skills for this position. Service placements are located across the state of North Carolina. Join the Hunger Corps and be a part of a service cohort striving to fight food insecurity across North Carolina! Housing support provided. Some placements offer on-campus benefits such as access to meal plan, gym, library, and more.
 
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Member Duties : As a Hunger Corps Member you will have the opportunity to be a part of a service cohort fighting food insecurity across North Carolina! Corps members may: Build the capacity of projects such as food pantries, community gardens, food recovery programs •Assess community and agency needs and identify assets • Recruit and train volunteers • Develop systems for volunteer coordination• Create policies and procedures that increase agency effectiveness • Support citizen and student leadership and participation in service • Seek new resources through fund-raising and grant-writing • Facilitate volunteer placements, community-based research, and co-curricular opportunities that support communities • Create publicity and outreach materials • Coordinate food insecurity awareness events and national day of service events• Create and/or monitor program data collection and performance measurement systems to ensure program success • Promote AmeriCorps VISTA and national service
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Housing ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Training . 
 
 
*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 :
Hunger . 
 
Skills :
Non-Profit Management ,  Computers/Technology ,  Recruitment ,  Public Speaking ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Leadership ,  Communications . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
North Carolina Hunger Corps

Program Start/End Date
07/20/2020  -   07/19/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NORTH CAROLINA  

Accepting Applications
From  04/02/2020  To  07/03/2020 

Contact Erin Odoyo
2257 Campus Box
Elon   NC   27244
3362787238
eodoyo@elon.edu
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 95250


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