Position Openings

July 13, 2015

We’re Hiring 8 AmeriCorps Members for Fall 2015!

Do you have an interest in healthy lifestyles? Do you want to jump-start your career in local food systems? Then the Power of We Consortium AmeriCorps program is for you!

The Power of We Consortium AmeriCorps State program is looking to hire 8 individuals as AmeriCorps members for the 2015-16 program year! Members will serve October 6, 2015-September 30, 2016. All members receive a living stipend, loan forbearance, continual training and professional development opportunities, and an education award upon successful completion of service. Full time members will receive free dental, vision, and health coverage and childcare if eligible. We have 6 full time potions and 2 part time position to fill!

PWC AmeriCorps places members at organizations within Ingham County  to increase food security and reduce chronic disease to residents through adult and youth nutrition education, gardening, and food distribution. Members spend their time in activities such as; prepping an facilitating healthy cooking demos, adult/youth nutrition workshops & classes, assisting with food distributions, conducting gardening workshops/classes, managing community garden plots, providing residents with food referrals, and generating volunteers!

Below is the complete list of positions available with the Power of We Consortium AmeriCorps State program. Candidates my apply for multiple positions and should indicate what positions they’re interested in applying for in the cover letter.

Allen Neighborhood Center:  http://allenneighborhoodcenter.org/

Gardening Educator – Full Time

Good Food Access Coordinator – Full Time

 

Greater Lansing Food Bank: http://greaterlansingfoodbank.org/

MiFBAN Project Coordinator – Half Time

Lansing Roots Demo Farm Coordinator – Full Time

 

Greater Lansing Housing Coalitionhttp://www.glhc.org/index.php

Food Security Coordinator – Full Time

 

Ingham County Land Bank-Garden Program: http://www.inghamlandbank.org

Composting Program Coordinator – Half Time

 

NorthWest Initiative: http://nwlansing.org/

Food Access Coordinator – Full Time

 

South Lansing Community Development Association: http://www.southlansing.org/

Food Access Coordinator – Full Time

 

Interested candidates must send a cover letter and resume to Andrea  Villanueva, AmeriCorps Program Director at avillanueva@ingham.org by August 3rd at 5pm.

Mission

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.

Contact

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

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