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- At United Way we fight for the health, education, and financial stability of all community members by ensuring everyone has access to a quality education, a sustainable income, good health, and stable housing. As an AmeriCorps VISTA with United Way, you will be joining thousands of VISTAs across the country, who are united in the mission of lifting people and communities out of poverty. You will be helping local United Way agencies expand their capacity through activities such as volunteer recruitment, fundraising & community research. As a United Way Food Security Program VISTA, you will be addressing food insecurity & hunger in a community. You will build the capacity of a United Way agency and partner organizations to empower BIPOC families living in poverty. Our current recruitment partners include: New Bedford, MA; Flint, MI; Alexandria, VA; Jackson, TN; Brookings, SD; Columbia, MO; Zanesville, OH; White Plains, NY. Your work at the local United Way agency will help these families so that they are better able to access nutritious food. As a result of your efforts, the United Way will better understand what food services are currently available in the community, and which best practices can be adopted to enhance program impact and leverage resources to better achieve program goals. The United Way employee culture is one of service, kindness, and resourcefulness. This is a great opportunity for someone to join a collaborative, supportive team. A successful VISTA candidate is a flexible, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and able to work with people from a variety of backgrounds. By joining our team, you will work with some of the best professionals in the field and have opportunities for professional development, networking and building community and corporate partnerships. This experience will prepare you for a life of service in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. Challenge yourself, make a difference, lead, and learn. Join the United Way team today!
- Social Issues:
- Animals, Art and Culture, Children and Youth, Domestic Violence, Education and Literacy, Environment, Global and Peace Issues, Government and Public Policy, Health and Medicine, Hispanic and Latino Issues, Poverty, Senior Citizens
- Multiple Locations Throughout the United States