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Serve with a vulnerable community for one year while gaining valuable experience. VISTA Volunteers receive a living stipend and end of service education stipend (see details under benefits)

Meal Program Coordinator AmeriCorps VISTA

Effective Dates: 10/24/2022-10/23/2023

Sponsoring Organization: Arizona Food Bank Network

Site Location: A New Leaf, Mesa AZ

Primary Focus Area: Food Security – Healthy Futures

Position Description The Meal Program Coordinator VISTA position will support the East Valley Men’s Center to improve and ensure the sustainability of the meal program. The VISTA will build new scalable processes utilizing updated software to improve efficiencies, provide nutritional education, meal planning and coordinating, and ensure access to other nutrition related resources. These improvements will enable A New Leaf to expand meal programs and related services into additional programs A New Leaf offers to provide quality nutrition to more community members.

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Benefits for VISTA Members

  • Living stipend to cover the basic costs of living (find out more at 
  • Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend upon successful completion of service
  • Health coverage at no-cost 
  • Relocation allowance 
  • Student loan forbearance and deferment 
  • 10 personal and 10 sick days 
  • Childcare assistance if eligible 
  • One year of non-competitive eligibility for federal government positions upon completion of service Professional development training

AmeriCorps Eligibility Requirements

Must be 18 years of age 

US citizen, national, or legal resident 

Successfully complete a criminal background check 

Valid driver’s license

How to Apply 