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VISTA positions at VT Foodbank (Vermont Foodbank)

Organization Vermont Foodbank
Location 33 Parker Road
Barre, VT 05641
Description

The Vermont Foodbank is seeking two AmeriCorps VISTA members: SNAP Outreach Systems Specialist and Network Capacity Specialist.

Want to make a lasting difference through work that matters? Come join a dedicated team working to ensure that everyone in Vermont has enough healthy food to eat, every day. The Vermont Foodbank is the largest hunger-relief organization in Vermont, providing 12 million pounds of food to 153,000 Vermonters each year through partnerships and innovative programs.

SNAP Outreach Systems Specialist: We are seeking an AmeriCorps VISTA member to join our SNAP outreach team, focusing on initiatives to help people facing hunger access SNAP benefits, especially in the southern region of the state. Opportunities will include partnership building, program evaluation, promotion of our automated text screening tool, targeted outreach to unique groups like college students and older adults, and gathering client stories to help reduce the stigma around hunger.

 

Network Capacity Specialist: We are also seeking an AmeriCorps VISTA member to help to build the capacity of the Foodbank’s network of 215 food shelves and meal sites. This position will focus on initiatives to better understand the charitable food network and system in Vermont. Opportunities will include conducting a community needs assessment, developing evaluation tools, data analysis, and partnership building.

The best way to apply is directly through the AmeriCorps portal. Find links here:

https://www.vtfoodbank.org/employment/current-openings

Applications are reviewed on a first come, first serve basis and will be accepted until the deadline of July 31st. Both positions are based in Brattleboro, VT. The anticipated start date is August 17-31, 2020.

Date Posted June 1st, 2020
Deadline July 31st, 2020
# of Positions Available 2
Categories Food Access and Nutrition, Food Bank / pantry / shelf
Type Full Time
How to Apply The best way to apply is directly through the AmeriCorps portal. Find links here: https://www.vtfoodbank.org/employment/current-openings

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