AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associate Position
Location: 1250 Tennessee Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229
Duration: 8 weeks
Time Commitment: 40 hours/week
Schedule: M-F, 8am-4pm
Essential Functions: The Ohio Association of Second Harvest Foodbanks is Ohio’s largest charitable response to hunger, supporting 12 member foodbanks and over 3,000 charities to fight poverty and connect low-income families to needed resources. Summer VISTA Associates will be placed at Summer Food Service Program sites across the state to plan menus and curriculum, conduct outreach, recruit volunteers and teach kids about healthy nutrition. The Summer Associate will help with all aspects of SFSP program development including: start-up, SFSP site coordinator training, site visits, record procurement, data entry, filing, compiling SFSP results at summer’s end, and documenting ideas for growth in 2013.
Minimum Qualifications: Critical thinking, customer service skills, detail oriented, computer proficiency (including MS Office products), ability to work with and serve diverse clientele, presentation skills, ability to clearly articulate verbally and in writing, adherence to confidentiality, ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Requirements: Minimum age 18 years old. High school diploma required, 1-2 years college preferred. AmeriCorps application, including 2 references. Mandatory conference call with OASHF. Background check. May not have additional employment during term of service and academic enrollment/participation is limited.
Compensation: Bi-Weekly living allowance of $411.23, choice of end-of-term education award ($1174) or cash stipend ($200). Please see AmeriCorps for additional information.
Work Environment: Office environment
Parking: Lot parking available on site
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