Position Openings

March 9, 2015

Accepting Applications for 9 Summer AmeriCorps Members

The Power of We Consortium is offering 9 quarter-time to start May 5, 2015. All positions offer loan forbearance on qualified student loans and professional development training. The benefits for each position are:


-450 service hours

-Living allowance: $3,200

-Education award: $1,493

To apply, please send a resume and brief cover letter to Andrea Villanueva, avillanueva@ingham.org  by 5pm on March 26th. Please indicate which of the following position descriptions interest you most and include the subject line “AmeriCorps State Application.” You may apply for more than one position. Please see the position description at the links below:

Edgewood Village, Adult Garden Leader

Edgewood Village, Youth Garden Leader

For more information about Edgewood Village Network Center, visit: http://www.edgewoodvillage.net/


Greater Lansing Food Bank Garden Project, Giving and Growing Coordinator

Greater Lansing Food Bank, Lansing Roots Farm Garden & Development Assistant

For more information about the Greater Lansing Food Bank, visit: http://greaterlansingfoodbank.org/


Ingham County Land Bank Garden Program, Community Gardens Liaison

Ingham County Land Bank Garden Program, Refugee Gardens Liaison

For more information about the Ingham County Land Bank Garden Program, visit: http://www.inghamlandbank.org/our-programs/creating-community


Kids Repair Program, Summer Bike Class Instructor

For more information about Kids Repair Program, visit: http://www.kidsrepairprogram.yolasite.com/


Mid-MEAC, Food Access Coordinator

For more information about Mid Michigan Environmental Action Council (Mid-MEAC), visit: http://midmeac.org/


NorthWest Initiative, Community & School Gardens Coordinator

For more information about Northwest Initiative, visit: http://nwlansing.org/


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March 5, 2015

Accepting Applications for Summer Internship



It is the time of year that the Power of We Consortium’s AmeriCorps State program is looking for a summer intern to aid in program support of ~20 AmeriCorps members.

PWC AmeriCorps member serve Ingham County residents experiencing disproportionately high rates of obesity and related chronic disease. Common AmeriCorps activities include community gardening, nutrition education for youth and adults, cooking classes for adults, exercise promotion/classes, and other healthy programming.

This unpaid internship is flexible both in schedule and project focus. This is a professional development opportunity for candidates seeking experience with national service, federal grant reporting, preventative health, community-driven programming, etc. School credit can be received if a student organizes this with their class schedule and submits the needed paperwork.

You can find the full internship position here: PWC AmeriCorps Intern Opp Summer 2015.

Interested candidates need to submit a brief cover letter and resume to Andrea Villanueva, PWC AmeriCorps Director, by March 30th at Noon.

Questions and resumes can be sent to Andrea Villanueva, avillanueva@ingham.org



Our mission is to improve the quality of life and self-sufficiency of all residents of Ingham County.

Our vision is a healthy community through collaboration.


For more information about the Power of We Consortium, call Karika A. Phillips at (517) 887-4691.

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