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Ending Hunger in Maine-Full Plates Full Potential, Portland, Maine

Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States
Ending Hunger in Maine-Full Plates Full Potential, Portland

Full Plates Full Potential (FPFP) is a small but mighty statewide non-profit organization on a mission to end child hunger in Maine. FPFP partners with schools, community organizations, and governmental bodies to increase participation in and strengthen federal child nutrition programs.

Member Duties : The VISTA member will support Maine's statewide effort to end child hunger by 2030 by building capacity within Full Plates Full Potential to build awareness around federal child nutrition programs with the goal of increasing participation through a multipronged approach. More than 80,000 students rely on free/reduced priced meals each day, and with food insecurity projected to increase by more than 40% due to the COVID-19 pandemic (FRAC), school meals play an even more critical role in the food security safety net. The VISTA member's support will ultimately increase access to nutritious meals for children across the state. The VISTA will : - Plan, design, and implement statewide marketing and outreach campaigns to encourage participation in federal child nutrition programs. - Create educational materials around food insecurity to be shared with key stakeholders across the state. - Assist with the design and implementation of a school meal delivery pilot project.

Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance , Training , Health Coverage* , Childcare assistance if eligible , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Living Allowance .

*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 .

Service Areas :
Children/Youth , Hunger , Community Outreach .

Skills :
Leadership , Community Organization , Non-Profit Management , Computers/Technology , Writing/Editing , General Skills , Communications .

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