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Program & Food Pantry Coordinator VISTA – Middle Tyger Community Center

Spartanburg, SC

Relocation expenses: Not paid

Not applicable
Full time

Published on 24 Jun 2021

Expires on 24 Jun 2021

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Program & Food Pantry Coordinator VISTA – Middle Tyger Community Center

Job Title:  Program & Food Pantry Coordinator VISTA – Middle Tyger Community Center

Dates:  8/2/2021 – 8/01/2022

Work Schedule – Full Time

Education:  Some College

Age Requirement – 18 Years or older

The AmeriCorps VISTA in the Piedmont (VIP) program offers a unique approach to AmeriCorps VISTA service, as you will spend 10% of your time each week working collaboratively with 19 other AmeriCorps VISTA members placed in the community to research and implement community-wide solutions focusing on either increasing access to behavioral healthcare or increasing financial stability. Benefits include access to food co-op, doubled food stamps at the farmer's market, housing referral, household & personal care supplies provided through the Gifts in Kind Center, ongoing professional development, reimbursement for service-related travel, discounted gym membership, & professional mentoring.

Member Duties: This position is part of the AmeriCorps VISTAs in the Piedmont (VIP) program sponsored by United Way of the Piedmont. As an AmeriCorps VISTA at Middle Tyger Community Center (MTCC), you will implement the Getting Ahead Program, a 14-week program to build financial stability. Develop and grow community partnerships that will enhance the resources for our clients and ensure measurable outcomes with the collection of data. You will build program capacity by acting as the food pantry volunteer facilitator and by performing community engagement tasks in collaboration with the Director of District Five Family Ministries.

Program Benefits: Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Housing ,  Stipend ,  Living Allowance . 

 For Information on Benefits visit: https://www.vistasinthepiedmont.org/program-benefits.html

*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare

Terms:
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 

Service Areas:
Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Technology . 

Skills:
Team Work ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Education ,  General Skills ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Leadership ,  Law ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Communications ,  Social Services ,  Community Organization ,  Youth Development ,  Public Speaking ,  Public Health ,  Recruitment ,  Counseling ,  Computers/Technology ,  Urban Planning ,  Writing/Editing . 

Reference job title and apply to:  VISTA@uwpiedmont.org