The Hunger Action Corps is an AmeriCorps program that engages and cultivates social justice leaders who want to gain experience while fighting hunger. Since 2009, AmeriCorps members have supported Food Depository programs that connect food insecure individuals to vital programs with the vision of creating stronger, healthier communities. Through a combination of service, experiential learning and formal training opportunities, Hunger Action Corps members make a difference in the lives of Cook County residents while gaining valuable skills that will transform their own.
Member Duties :
• Assist in implementing and facilitating the creation of nutrition education and cooking demonstrations within GCFD member agencies and programs. • Coordinate and facilitate nutrition training for volunteers. • Provide technical assistance to member agency representatives and volunteers who will implement nutrition education curriculum in their organizations. • Build partnerships with healthcare organizations to ensure partners have access to and are knowledgeable about food programs in the Food Depository’s network for patient referrals. • Work with external partnerships with health providers to facilitate chronic disease screenings and primary care referrals during GCFD member distribution.
Program Benefits :
Childcare assistance if eligible , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Education award upon successful completion of service , Training , Health Coverage* , Stipend , Relocation Allowance .
- For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
Service Areas :
Children/Youth , Veterans , Hunger , Education , Community Outreach , Community and Economic Development , Elder Care , Health .
Nutrition Access Program Coordinator
Program Start/End Date
10/26/2020 - 10/25/2021
Work Schedule Full Time
18 Maximum: None
Program Locations ILLINOIS Chicago
From 07/10/2020 To 10/25/2020
Contact Katie Nathenson
4100 W 42nd Pl
Chicago IL 60632
Listing ID 97834