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Feeding Texas VISTA Summer Associate VISTA – Lubbock at Feeding Texas

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Employer: Feeding Texas

Expires: 04/27/2020

Summer Associates will support summer programs at the South Plains Food Bank in Lubbock, TX for ten weeks between June and August 2020. 5 Summer Associates are needed to assist the Mobile Pantry Program and Senior Hunger Programs, to help screen and qualify over 2,200 families for food assistance, and 2,000 seniors receive specialized food boxes each month. 6 Summer Associates will educate and mentor a diverse group of youths on the GRUB Summer Program on the food bank’s farm, guiding them in weeding, planting, harvesting, and marketing produce. 4 Summer Associates will work with the marketing and communications staff to help with website redesign, social media calendar and content, data entry, and public communications. The final 5 Summer Associates will work with the operations and kitchen staff to create standard operating procedures and training manuals for volunteers and staff for the Summer Lunch Programs and standardized food sorting and distribution. Application Deadline: April ,27 2020Service Term: 10 Weeks, May 26, 2020 to July 31, 2020Program BenefitsLiving Allowance (disregarded when applying for public assistance) – $1000/moChoice of Segal Education Award ($1,330) or Cash Stipend ($345) upon completionProfessional Development and Training SupportQualificationsAt least 18 years oldEligible to work in the USAAccess to reliable personal transportationCommunications, marketing, or design experience preferredPlease create a profile and apply on the myAmeriCorps portal: Click the Create Profile link at the bottom of the page. Once you have created a profile, you can search listings for the program name Feeding Texas and apply directly to the position(s) of interest to you.