The Central Texas Food Bank is hiring two AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associates to support the Child Hunger Strategy Team in administering the Children’s Summer Meal Programs: Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and BackPack Program. The ideal candidate for this position is focused, hard-working, an excellent communicator, and is dedicated to the mission of the Food Bank: To nourish hungry people and lead the community in the fight against hunger.
Timeframe: May 20 – July 26, 2019
AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associate Duties:
The Children's Programs Summer Associates will serve with the Child Hunger Strategy Team at the Central Texas Food Bank in Austin for ten weeks between May and July. They will support the day-to-day operations of the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and BackPack Program. The Summer Food Service Program provides free, nutritious meals and snacks to help children get the nutrition they need to learn, play, and grow. The BackPack program provides hungry children with nutritious and easy-to-prepare foods to meet their weekend food need.
Summer Associates will support SFSP and BackPack partner relationships by providing program training and technical assistance. Summer Associates will be responsible for conducting community outreach to enhance children’s programming and meal service participation. Summer Associates may help report daily meal service and will help ensure the overall quality of the program.
Program Benefits: Training, Living Allowance, and choice of an Education Award or End-of-Term Stipend.
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Applications are due by April 19, 2019.