RSU #23 AmeriCorps Vista Summer Associate

RSU 23 | Old Orchard Beach, ME

Posted Date 4/09/2021
Description

About the Anti-Hunger Corps Summer Associate program:
The Anti-Hunger Corps (AHC) is an AmeriCorps VISTA project sponsored by Hunger
Free America. This national project operates two programs, one for a full-year and the
other for just the summer, called the Summer Associate program. Both the full-year and
Summer Associates work in both rural and urban areas across the country as part of a
public-private partnership to improve access to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance
Program (SNAP, formerly Food Stamps), the Summer Food Service Program, and other
anti-hunger programs for Americans in need.


Position Description:
RSU 23 in partnership with Hunger Free America is seeking Summer Associate
members to do the following:
? Assist in the administration, implementation, access, and quality of the
Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).
? Build a campaign to help ensure our Food Service program is reaching all
children in our community that could benefit from it. This campaign may include
telephone calls, being out in the community, meal distribution, organizing meal
deliveries, creating incentives to access meals, and working with school district
administration.
? Expand nutrition education offerings by creating materials and/or conducting
trainings.

Time Commitment:
This is a short-term, 10-week, full-time position beginning June 7, 2021 and ending
August 16, 2021. You are expected to be available for the needs of your community and
project at all times, including days, nights and weekends. AmeriCorps VISTA service
requires a full immersion in the project and community; therefore, full-time employment
with other entities is strictly prohibited. Summer Associates may be able to have a part-
time job outside of VISTA service, however, they will discuss this with their supervisor

prior to starting their position. Also, AmeriCorps VISTA and Summer Associates must

adhere to some restrictions on political and religious activities. For more information,
please review the AmeriCorps VISTA Terms and Conditions.
Housing:
You are responsible for finding your own housing. No housing allowance will be
provided.

Program Benefits:
? $587.30 Living allowance, paid biweekly
? End of Service Award - Segal Education Award: $1,342.86 OR Cash
Stipend: $345.80
? Paid holiday - July 4th
? Experience in the nonprofit sector
? A network of over 180,000 AmeriCorps VISTA members and alums


Qualifications:
In order to qualify for the position, you must be 18 years or older (no upper age limit).
Members must also hold one of the following citizenship or legal residency statuses: US
citizen, US National, Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. Green Card status), and persons
legally residing within a state. Examples of persons legally residing within a state may
include those holding the following classifications: refugee, asylee, temporary protected
status throughout VISTA service, and holding Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
(DACA) status.


How to Apply:
Please send a resume and cover letter to Caroline Trinder at ctrinder@rsu23.org or
RSU 23 Food Services, 40 E Emerson Cummings Blvd, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064.
Qualified candidates will be contacted by phone. Position will be posted until April 28,
2021.

Job Type
Food Service
Job Location (County)
York

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