Nutrition

Food and Nutrition Coordinator(s) VISTA

2 Positions Open. Start dates: April & June 2013 **

Position Description:

 The AmeriCorps VISTA Coordinator will promote and enhance volunteer involvement and healthy food options in PCAV’s Family Support Programs, including Nurturing Parenting Programs® and Circle of Parents® Support Groups, in central Vermont. The majority of participating families (70%+) are low income or very low income and living in poverty.

 Organization Description:

VISTA School Lunch Program Developer

HEALTHY LUNCH, HEALTHY LIFE

SCHOOL FOOD REVOLUTION, ONE PROGRAM AT A TIME

 VISTA VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY, PACIFIC HIGH SCHOOL, SITKA, ALASKA

 Pacific High School (PHS) has a unique school lunch program, in which fresh, nutritious, homemade lunches are prepared and served by students. Our VISTA goal is to alleviate poverty in Southeast Alaska by developing and documenting this lunch program into a replicable model that includes farm-to-school and summer food service / student employment programs.

Volunteer Internships

Food Works Farm empowers 30 urban teens to build leadership and employment skills through operating a 2 acre organic market farm business on Sauvie Island.  These youth farmers are improving their local food system by promoting community health through Veggies on the Street community cooking & nutrition demonstrations and distributing over 3,000lbs of organic produce directly to their community.

Nutrition Ed and SNAP Outreach Program Assistant

Three Squares is hiring a full-time Program Assistant to work on outreach to CalFresh eligible families as well as assist with our nutrition education program, Cooking Matters. The full-time, paid position will begin on March 18th and will last for one year. You will work one day a week in our office in San Francisco, and spend the other four days conducting outreach, training volunteers, meeting with community partners, and coordinating nutrition education classes. This is an AmeriCorps VISTA position, made available through the Anti-Hunger and Opportunity Corps (AHOC).