Job Title: AmeriCorp Direct Member for Cooking Matters
Submit a resume and cover letter, via email, stating why you want to take part in Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters AmeriCorps program and why you are interested in the Cooking Matters AmeriCorps position at Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance. Send emails attention to: Rachel Townsend, Cooking Matters Director at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Cooking Matters plays a critical role in Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign-a national effort to end childhood hunger in America (www.nokidhungry.org). We are seeking a full-time AmeriCorps member to work with Cooking Matters Lead Partner, Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance, in Little Rock, Arkansas.
|Member Duties : The Cooking Matters AmeriCorps member will work with The Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance, Cooking Matters staff to implement effective hands-on courses and tours teaching families at risk of hunger that healthy cooking can be delicious, enjoyable-and most important-affordable. Work with chefs, nutrition educators and agency/site managers to implement courses and tours using Cooking Matters curriculum. Provide volunteer instructors with training and materials needed to teach courses and tours and make sure they follow procedures and course guidelines. Provide timely and consistent communications with volunteers. Identify and participate in opportunities to recruit volunteers.
Member responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to:
Program & Event Coordination:
Volunteer Management and Training:
Compensation: Member commits to 1700 hours of service within a 12-month period. The full-time member will receive a living allowance of $12,300, a basic health plan, training, child care (based on income eligibility and need), and an AmeriCorps education award of $5,550 upon successful completion of service.
|Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible , Training , Education award upon successful completion of service , Living Allowance , Health Coverage .|
Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours , Car recommended .
|Service Areas :
Health , Hunger .
General Skills , Communications , Community Organizing , Teaching/Tutoring , culinary/nutrition , Public Speaking .Language requirement: English