An outstanding service and training opportunity is being offered in Dayton, Nevada. A VISTA AmeriCorps member with a dedication to teamwork is needed to help increase access to food, thereby improving food security and wellness in the community.
As a VISTA service member at the nonprofit Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties “Rural Health and Nutrition Initiative”, you’ll build organizational capacity through outreach, volunteer and participant recruiting, and assisting with organizing nutrition and health education events for one year.
Duties may include collaboration with farmers, research of best practices for inclusive food systems, coordination and recruitment of volunteers.
Throughout your service, you’ll receive ongoing training to help make your experience successful.
The living allowance for VISTA service members for 2022 is $675 every two weeks. Those who successfully complete a year of service in the VISTA program will be eligible to receive the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $6895.
As an AmeriCorps member serving in the VISTA program, there are also several benefits available that can help you manage, or even reduce, your federal student loans and potentially lower your overall student debt.
Find out about these and other service benefits at https://americorps.gov/members-volunteers/vista/benefits
For more information, contact Quest Lakes at email@example.com or Rebecca Hayword at firstname.lastname@example.org.