Wake County Food Security AmeriCorp VISTA Open Positions

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Wake County Cooperative Extension is seeking qualified candidates for three full time Americorps VISTA postions for the 2018-2019 service year. Candidates who are selected for interviews will be contacted to interview.

Wake Food Security Project Description:
Wake Food Security Collaborative is invested in making food accessible across Wake County. Residents experience amplified compression of the effects of poverty and experience marginal access to nutritional foods, relying on what is available, affordable, and close to their homes. The goal of this project is to support communities in Wake County by improving their quality of life through improved food access and/or microenterprise development. As partners, we have aligned collective resources including the residents of these communities, to bridge gaps in resources; simultaneously building the capacity of residents who will collectively benefit the community via their contributions. Wake County is seeking to hire three AmeriCorps VISTA members to continue work already underway.

VISTA BENEFITS:
Living Allowance: Approximately $1026.00/month
Choice of Following: End of Service Education Award of $5,920 OR End-of-Service Cash Stipend of $1800.00 Relocation Allowance: Up to $1000.00 relocation expenses covered if moving more than 50 miles.
Settling In Allowance: Up to $550.00 for settling in expenses (utilities, deposits, etc.)
Mileage Reimbursement: Provided by host sites
Health Care & Child Care Info: See benefit Guide for more details

Vista Campus Benefits of Service 

HIRING TIMELINE
Interviews: October 15-17, 2018
Hire Date: October 19, 2018
Service Term: November 13, 2018- November 12, 2019

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Sydney Klein
Food Security Program Manager
Wake County Human Services – Cooperative Extension
919-250-3795
Sydney.klein@wakegov.com

Wake County Food Security: Summer Food Service Program Coordinator
Americorps Posting ID: 73858
Program Description: Food Service Program Coordinator

Wake County Food Security: School and Community Garden Program Coordinator
Americorps Posting ID: 84364
Position Description: School and Community Garden

Wake County Food Security: Social and Economic Vitality Strategist 
Americorps Posting ID: 73885
Position Description: Social and Economic Vitality

To apply, please create your profile and application through the
My AmeriCorps website.