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Thank you for your interest in a career with Military Veterans Resource Center. We are looking for individuals who share our passion for serving others and possess a willingness to learn. If you are seeking employment where you can make a difference, apply to Military Veterans Resource Center today.
Military Veterans Resource Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Americorps VISTA position
Ohio Association of Foodbanks ShareCorps program
This full-time position is available at Military Veterans Resource Center (MVRC) Veterans Food Bank. Currently the food bank serves veterans near four urban centers in Ohio. However, veteran families living in rural areas are not being served. They must choose between buying food and paying for housing, transportation and medicines. VISTA will help to expand healthy food access to these veterans. Together with other MVRC personalized, holistic and comprehensive services, VISTA will help veterans become more self-reliant and gain greater control over their lives.
Member Duties: Build partnerships with veteran and community organizations to provide hunger relief to veterans' families. Identify at-risk families and their food needs. Develop outreach programs to educate the community about healthy foods. Recruit and train volunteers to assist in the Veterans Food Bank collection and distribution of food. Develop a logistics system for food collection from the community and distribution network to veterans and their families. Organize food drives with schools and organizations to stock the Veterans Food Bank. Create community events, use social media and other public relation activities to raise awareness about veterans’ poverty and hunger and healthy foods. Research, identify and develop a fundraising plan to support and sustain the Veterans Food Bank.
Program Benefits: Childcare assistance if eligible, Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend, Living Allowance, Relocation Allowance, Health Coverage* and paid training.
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
Education: High school diploma or GED.
Terms: Permits working at another job during off hours. Permits attendance at school during off hours. Program start and end dates: 11/1/2017 - 11/30/2018.
Service Areas: Veterans, Community Outreach, Hunger, Community and Economic Development.
Skills: Community Organization, Fundraising/Grant Writing, Recruitment, Computers/Technology, Public Speaking and Communications.