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This job expired on April 17, 2018

Wiling Hands AmeriCorps Member Willing Hands

  • Date Posted February 16, 2018
  • Location East Thetford, VT
  • Category Agriculture / Nonprofit
  • Job Type Summer Job
Company Description
At Willing Hands we strive for an Upper Valley where everyone has affordable access to the foods that make up a healthy diet.
Willing Hands’ mission is to recover food in order to reduce waste, improve health, and provide reliable access to nutritious food for our neighbors in need.

Willing Hands distributes free, wholesome food to our neighbors in need. We pick up donated food, primarily fruits and vegetables, that might otherwise go to waste. We deliver this food to local human service organizations and collaborate with them to provide nutritional education.

We are a non-profit, charitable organization operating throughout the Upper Valley region of Vermont and New Hampshire.

Job Description Willing Hands, in partnership with Cedar Circle Farm, is looking to hire an AmeriCorps Member from April through September 2018. 

The goal of the Willing Hands AmeriCorps Member is to engage youth in Willing Hands and Cedar Circle Farm's education, gardening, and gleaning programs ensuring that youth build connections, skills, healthy behaviors, and resilience to make healthy choices. The member will build connections with local schools and community groups to create community services programs that allow youth to participate in growing food at the Willing Hands garden, gleaning crops at local farms, and engaging with Cedar Circle Farm Education Programs. Travel: Regular local travel; reliable private transportation; valid license; clean driving record. Send resume, cover letter and 2 references. The AmeriCorps Member will need to use their own transportation to travel to meetings throughout our service area.

More information on Willing Hands can be found at www.willinghands.org 

Information on the federal AmeriCorps program and this position can be found at https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=78347&fromSearch=true

Program Benefits Include: Training, Health Coverage, Childcare assistance if eligible, Living Allowance, Education award upon successful completion of service. 

Car recommended. 

Skills: Non-Profit Management, Communications, Education, Recruitment, Writing/Editing, Team Work, Youth Development, Public Speaking. Compensation this position is PAID: stipend How to apply
This job expired on April 17, 2018
DeadlineMarch 08, 2018

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