Food Programs Coordinator VISTA

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ORGANIZATION: GREATER VALLEY YOUNG MENS CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION

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What We Are Looking For

We are looking for a Food Programs Coordinator VISTA that will aid the YMCA’s work in education and food access. You will be responsible for consolidating, organizing, and implementing an association-wide system of menu planning, food ordering, monitoring, tracking, and reporting. The VISTA will focus on research and plan for nutrition-related, healthy living and recreational curriculum and programming. Through this work, the VISTA member will increase awareness of food insecurity and poverty and their root causes across the Greater Lehigh Valley. They will assist with summer meals promotion via flyers, social media, and direct outreach. Overall, the work will contribute to building the capacity of the Greater Valley YMCA working on innovative food access programming. This assignment is full-time and requires a 1-year commitment. The position is based at the Greater Valley YMCA.

You can find more information and apply here:

https://apply.workable.com/gvymca/j/368F506657/

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About GREATER VALLEY YOUNG MENS CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION

Location:

2132 S 12TH ST STE 201, ALLENTOWN, PA 18103, US

Mission Statement

The Greater Valley YMCA's mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. At the GVY, we are more than just a gym; we are a nonprofit providing opportunities for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Every community member is served at the Y, regardless of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation or ability to pay. Day in and day out, we are here for our neighbors, creating healthy, connected and secure children, families and adults.

Description

The Greater Valley YMCA (GVY) is a mission-driven nonprofit, providing essential services and programs for all members of our communities. We serve the entire Lehigh Valley, with Branches in the communities of Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton/Phillipsburg, Nazareth, those comprising the Slate Belt region, Catasauqua and Northampton. Our doors are open to all, regardless of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation or ability to pay--no child or family is turned away due to financial hardship. In 2021, we awarded over $516,000 in financial assistance and subsidy to community members in need. We currently offer the following essential programs: Preschool Programming, Essential Child Care, Fitness and Wellness Classes (with virtual options), Social Responsibility Programs, Chronic Disease Prevention Programming, Allentown Warming Station for our neighbors experiencing homelessness, Bethlehem Affordable Housing Program, Senior Connection Programs and so much more.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Hunger
Children & Youth, Community, Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2132 South 12th StreetAllentown, PA 18103

(40.5725,-75.47586)
 

SKILLS

  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • All participants must be at years eighteen (18) years of age Combination of community service and/or equivalent college experience Strong desire to learn along with professional drive Excellent knowledge of MS Office

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