Join Retriever Essentials team as the CCMA AmeriCorps VISTA/Program Coordinator for 2020-2021.
Member Duties: The CCMA AmeriCorps VISTA will implement the operation manual to continue institutionalizing all Retriever Essentials programming, while updating the manual to ensure needs are met in the most efficiently. They will coordinate volunteers for daily operations of the food pantry, including donation collection, inventory, bag packing/delivery, and client shopping. The VISTA will also develop a fundraising plan to raise money to support the new permanent pantry space on campus and to fund a staff member. They will work to develop partnerships with departments and student groups and on and off campus partners to provide programming and events around food justice and healthy eating on a budget. Additionally, the VISTA will coordinate the student leadership board to help institutionalize Retriever Essentials. They will train students in researching and advocating for food and housing insecure students. The VISTA will create and update promotional content and develop marketing strategies.
Program Benefits: Childcare assistance if eligible, Gym Membership, Relocation Allowance, Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend, Training, Living Allowance, Health Coverage.
For best consideration please apply by April 1st, 2020.