Student-Powered Hunger Relief

Campus Kitchens hiring AmeriCorps members

, May 28th, 2015

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Looking for that first job after graduating from college? We firmly believe that a year of service is a great first step in starting a career in any field! Check out these AmeriCorps member listings at two Campus Kitchens:

AmeriCorps VISTA – Campus Kitchen at Washington and LeeThe Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee (CKWL) is seeking candidates for an AmeriCorps*VISTA position, beginning mid-August. The VISTA will serve as the Rural Outreach Coordinator and will be responsible for mobilizing student and community volunteers in various CKWL initiatives. Responsibilities will include assessment of current rural outreach programs, expansion of programming with the Mobile Food Pantry, and development and facilitation of trainings and discussions around rural hunger for the student Leadership Team. The ideal applicant has good communication skills, ability to serve alongside college students, familiarity with the Rockbridge area, a working knowledge of Microsoft office, a driver’s license, and the ability to lift at least 25 pounds. Applicants should email a cover letter and resume to campuskitchen@wlu.edu by Friday, June 19th.

AmeriCorps State/National Member – Campus Kitchen at Gonzaga University: This AmeriCorps position will recruit and train student and community volunteers and leaders to provide individual and congregate meals to seniors, adults with disabilities, veterans, low income individuals and at-risk youth with the Campus Kitchen at Gonzaga University. Additionally, the AmeriCorps will use these meal times to provide educational and social supports in the area of nutrition for seniors and at-risk youth. The AmeriCorps member will recruit volunteers to provide a weekly meal service and will provide frequent nutrition and health education, as well as support a local gardening project that will allow seniors to have their own gardens. The term of service is 09/01/2015 – 07/15/2016. Learn more and apply online at my.americorps.gov.

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