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Texas Food Bank Network

  • 2 people are interested

As a Community Capacity Corps VISTA you will work to continue to expand and strengthen the partnerships created in the first years of the program, or initiate brand new projects addressing service gaps. Partnerships may focus on programming and referrals for clients with diet related illnesses, increasing client access to nutrition services, working with healthcare providers to implement food insecurity screening in medical settings, workforce development initiatives and incentivizing financial education courses, and more. The VISTA will also engage clients through one-on-one interviews in order to gather stories for a statewide StoryBank with a focus on learning about the authentic lives of people experiencing food insecurity, and presenting the truth of hunger in our community to a public audience. **Complete this survey to indicate sites of interest and be considered for an interview: https://airtable.com/shrzdt2mSretYSeQf. **

To apply, please visit: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=74075

Service dates are 02/16/2021 - 02/15/2022 (Website restricted extended service dates. This is a full, 1-year opportunity.)

Program Benefits : Health Coverage* , Living Allowance , Training , Relocation Allowance , Childcare assistance if eligible , 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 attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours , Car recommended . Service Areas :
Health , Community and Economic Development , Hunger , Community Outreach . Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing , Communications , Non-Profit Management , Public Health , Community Organization , Teaching/Tutoring , Education , Social Services , Public Speaking , Writing/Editing , Leadership .

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About Texas Food Bank Network

Location:

1524 S INTERSTATE 35 SUITE 342, AUSTIN, TX 78704, US

Mission Statement

The Texas Food Bank Network leads a unified effort for a hunger-free Texas.

Description

We assist hungry Texans through a statewide network of twenty-one food banks, lead the public discussion on hunger in Texas, and strengthen the anti-hunger movement through collaboration and capacity-building.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Hunger

WHEN

Tue Feb 16, 2021 - Mon May 17, 2021
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM  

WHERE

1524 S IH 35 Frontage Road#342Austin, TX 78704

(30.24318,-97.73683)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • This is a full-time, paid, 1-year national service position.
  • Must have at least some college and be 18 years old or older.

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