Now Hiring Three Individuals!
The Power of We Consortium AmeriCorps State Program is looking to hire three individuals passionate about healthy lifestyles
AmeriCorps State members serve Ingham County residents through direct service with programming and resource sharing. Members will serve populations experiencing food insecurity and disproportionately high rates of obesity and related chronic disease through the following activities:
Adult & Youth Nutrition Education
Members create, organize and facilitate nutrition education workshops on topics such as what's a vitamin, how to read a nutrition label, grocery shopping on a budget, cooking demos, and physical fitness classes.
Food Distributions & Free Meal Programs
Members organize and facilitate local food distributions, food pantries and free meal programs to utilize gleaned food to alleviate hunger in low-opportunity neighborhoods.
Members coordinate and manage gardening 101 classes on topics such as composting, organic pest management, parts of a plant, how to harvest and preserve food to encourage year round healthy eating habits.
Members provide residents with referrals to other food benefits or programs in Ingham County.
Members recruit, train, and retain volunteers to assist in their programming.
Community Garden Management Members provide guide-by-the-side gardening expertise and free resources through the management of community garden plots.
Members serve December 1, 2017 - November 26, 2018
The Power of We Consortium AmeriCorps State Program is now hiring three individuals for our December start date! Full time members will serveDecember 1, 2017 - November 26, 2018, receive a living stipend of$12,630, health coverage, loan forbearance for eligible loans, childcare (if eligible) and an education award of $5,815. If you're interested in learning about local food systems, gaining professional experience while growing personally, APPLY by October 13th at 5pm. To apply send your cover letter & resume to AmeriCorps State Program Director, Andrea Villanueva at[log in to unmask] To learn more about the Power of We Consortium AmeriCorps State Program and review open positions, click the link below.