AmeriCorps Community Engagement Specialist

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Harvesters - The Community Food Network

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Community Engagement AmeriCorps Members will educate and recruit volunteers for projects to increase the amount of nutritious food distributed to food insecure youth, families, and seniors.

Member Duties: Take lead role in creating and implementing new community engagement events, including volunteer recruitment and management or coordinating food donation logistics with transportation and warehouse staff, and entering data to track project success. Coordinate ongoing community engagement program within the department, including a process improvement plan. Create and implement new activity or event which will educate, engage, or empower the community to support Harvesters’ mission. Give tours of the facility, engage with the groups and individuals in a variety of settings about Harvesters’ mission and how to get involved. Develop and conduct service learning activities for youth groups and families in conjunction with community engagement events and national days of service. Provide excellent customer service via phone and email, to new and current supporters by coordinating logistics for community-based food donation programs or individual and group volunteer visits.

Program Benefits: training and professional development, bi-weekly stipend of $528.15, Segal Education Award of $5,920, student loan forbearance, mileage reimbursement, childcare assistance, free individual health insurance.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

215 SE Quincy streetTopeka, KS 66603

(39.05637,-95.6702)
 

SKILLS

  • Networking
  • Public Speaking
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1720 hours starting NOW thru July 31, 2018

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