CARE Program VISTA - Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana
- 22-Feb-2021 to 23-Mar-2021
- - Gleaners’ Food Bank
- Indianapolis, IN, USA
Gleaners has a Summer CARE Program VISTA position opportunity! We are looking for someone with a passion to lead the fight against hunger with skills in community outreach and critical thinking. This VISTA will work on our CARE Program pantry distributions Gleaners' CARE Mobile Pantry Program was started in 2015 to address the issue of hunger in key "intersections" in Indianapolis. The CARE Program VISTA will evaluate and create strategic goals for this program to improve our services. Other duties include attending and overseeing CARE pantry distributions, conducting outreach within the community, and communicating with wrap service providers and other stakeholders.
We are looking for someone with a passion to lead the fight against hunger with skills in community outreach and critical thinking. The position also offers: -Camaraderie with 10 other VISTAs serving under the Indy Hunger Network umbrella -Team engagement activities, including bi-weekly meetings to discuss projects, socialize, and hear from guest presenters -Mentoring, one-on-one coaching, and professional development trainings -Assistance preparing for life after VISTA (resume review, interview prep, etc.) -Opportunities to work with leaders in the hunger relief space -Opportunities to work independently and lead on projects The position is housed at Gleaners Food Bank on the southwest side of Indianapolis and will involve some travel. At Gleaners Food Bank, Indy Hunger Network is also housed there. There will be 5 other VISTA members serving in the same building. Indianapolis is easy to navigate, has a growing indie restaurant/craft beer/coffee scene, and lots of places to play and recreate!
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Training , Living Allowance , Education award upon successful completion of service , Stipend .
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