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AmeriCorps VISTA School Garden Network Coordinator

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South Cumberland AmeriCorps VISTA Program | Sewanee, TN
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South Cumberland AmeriCorps VISTA Program


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Publicado há 1 mês

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novembro 12, 2019
novembro 11, 2020
Dias da semana
Tempo integral (mais de 30 horas por semana)
Longo prazo (6 meses a 1 ano)

The AmeriCorps VISTA School Garden Network Coordinator, in collaboration with Grundy County Institute of Agriculture, University of Tennessee Extension Office, will build the capacity of school garden programs by developing a school garden network in the tri-county area. The aim of the school garden network is to connect key stakeholders involved with school gardens throughout service area as a means to share resources and strengthen and improve programs to more effectively provide low-income students and community members with increased access to local healthy foods and to promote the health and well-being of students.

This position will serve 40 hours a week during "normal business hours" during the week and sometimes there will be volunteer opportunities to collaborate with nonprofit organizations that South Cumberland Plateau partners with year-round.

The South Cumberland Community Fund and The University of the South (Sewanee) have partnered to offer a unique community-university South Cumberland Plateau VISTA Project (SCPVP). This project is a full-time, one year service program in which VISTA volunteers will work with community partners throughout the Plateau. Join our current team of 15 VISTAs through one of ten available positions. Each position offers the unique opportunity to work in a rural, historically, and economically depressed region of Tennessee. Projects focus on community organizing, grant writing, volunteer recruitment, collaborating with K-12 schools initiatives to ensure and enhance sustainable program. SCPVP provides training to enhance each VISTA member’s personal and professional development. This VISTA program is team focused, providing group programming, support, and social opportunities for each VISTA. Make a difference! Help us improve our South Cumberland Plateau communities.

Benefits of Service:

  • $1000/monthly stipend (Before taxes)
  • Earn either a $6,095 Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
  • Or a $1,800 cash stipend upon completion of full-time service term
  • Professional Development Training Opportunities
  • Relocation Allowance Available
  • Non-Competitive Eligibility (NCE) upon completion of full-term service
  • Health Coverage
  • Child care if eligible

The AmeriCorps VISTA School Garden Network Coordinator, in collaboration with Grundy County Institute of Agriculture, University of Tennessee Extension Office, will build the capacity of school garden programs by developing a school…

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  • Necessária a presença física
  • Ajuda de custo incluída
  • Treinamento incluído

Como se inscrever

When applying, use the link that we will connect you to my.americorps.gov. Create a profile and then create an application and submit your application to the link.

When applying, use the link that we will connect you to my.americorps.gov. Create a profile and then create an application and submit your application to the link.

Localização

Sewanee, TN

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