The New York City Coalition Against Hunger is recruiting 110-members to serve in its national AmeriCorps VISTA Program the Anti-Hunger and Opportunity Corps (AHOC). The AHOC program partners with some of the nation's most effective and innovative anti-hunger nonprofit organizations with support NYCCAH's mission of "moving families beyond the soup kitchen." AHOC engages those who commit a year of their life as community change agents in this best practices originating and highly commended program by way of new project implementation, capacity building, volunteer management and community support building while simultaneously breaking down barriers and providing improved access to healthful, nutritious foods via nutrition education and benefits utilization, including SNAP, the Summer Food Service Program and School Breakfast.
Benefits of serving in this program include: Professional work experience with some of the nation's most respected anti-hunger organizations; living allowance, paid bi-weekly; Segal Education Award ($5,500) or End-of-Service Stipend ($1,500); Health Benefits; opportunity to forbear student loans while in service; relocation assistance (if applicable); childcare assistance (if applicable); one year non-competitive status for a US federal government position; a network of over 180,000 AmeriCorps VISTA volunteers and alums.
We have positions in the following states: New York, California, Colorado, Massachusetts, Kentucky, Florida, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Maine, North Carolina, Utah, Texas, Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia, Arizona, Oregon, Connecticut, Michigan, Arkansas, Vermont and many more.
We are recruiting 110 members to join our program in February and March 2013. If you, or someone you know is interested in applying to our program, please complete an application at http://1.usa.gov/SZCtfm. If you have trouble submitting an application or need additional assistance please contact the New York City Coalition Against Hunger at 215.825.0028 or email Ella Fowler at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like additional information please visit: nyccah.org; americorps.gov and antihunger.posterous.com. For more information about what it takes to become an AmeriCorps VISTA member, please visit: http://bit.ly/hIQHNs