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Feeding Texas - Community Capacity Corps [Lubbock, TX], Texas

Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States
Feeding Texas - Community Capacity Corps [Lubbock, TX]

Feeding Texas leads a unified effort for a hunger-free Texas. 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. The Community Capacity Corps is made up of a creative and motivated team focused on alleviating the upstream, economic causes of hunger as well as the downstream effects of hunger on health. VISTAs build non-traditional partnerships to increase client access to new services, and strategically incorporate the voices of hungry Texans into the public conversation on hunger through StoryBank Texas and client feedback loop projects. With ample coaching and personal development opportunities, our corps offers emerging non-profit professionals a way to gain a level of experience above other entry-level positions. Collaborate with other VISTAs and non-profit professionals in a variety of positions, while building a foundation for a meaningful career.

Member Duties : As the Year 2 Health Partnership Organizer VISTA you will continue to work with Nutrition Education to develop Mobile Market distribution sites with resources from Health Providers. You will implement the Mobile Market program in target areas based on the Year 1 Community Needs Assessment and gather feedback from food distribution partners, community members, and the Nutrition Education team to analyze local data to better implement and expand the project sustainably. All Community Capacity Corps VISTAs will also engage community members 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.

Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance , Health Coverage* , Living Allowance , Childcare assistance if eligible , Training , 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 working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours .

Service Areas :
Health , Community and Economic Development , Hunger , Community Outreach .

Skills :
Writing/Editing , Leadership , Social Services , Community Organization , Recruitment , Team Work , Computers/Technology , General Skills , Public Health , Teaching/Tutoring .

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