Harvest Against Hunger AmeriCorps Job – WA

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Rotary First Harvest’s Harvest Against Hunger is Hiring AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associate for 2018 in Washington State

Interested in agriculture, food justice, or food waste? Want to make a difference serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associate and increase the healthy food accessible to food insecure populations?

Serve with Rotary First Harvest’s Harvest Against Hunger (HAH) program to reduce food waste while alleviating hunger. Since 2009, HAH has placed over 115 AmeriCorps VISTA members with 45 host site organizations, to engage with over 25,000 volunteers, and recover over 5 million pounds of fresh healthy produce for families in need across the country. Find out more information about Rotary First Harvest and the Harvest Against Hunger program here: https://www.firstharvest.org/.

Join our network of AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associates, who will serve for 10 weeks from June 11- August 18, 2018. Grow marketable skills by serving with a nonprofit. Make a difference in your community! We are recruiting applicants at 12 sites across the state of Washington.

Harvest Against Hunger is committed to connecting and collaborating with individuals and organizations to develop and share sustainable programs that increase access to fresh and nutritious produce for people in need. Find out more about each of the positions and the links to apply here: https://www.firstharvest.org/hah-vista-summer-associates/.

How To Apply:

In order to apply for this Harvest Against Hunger position, you must fill out an application on the AmeriCorps portal: https://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/americorps-vista/joinamericorpsvista then apply for the above service opportunity. We prioritize local candidates (WA state residents) and early applicants; please apply before May 15.

Note: These are not regular salaried positions. AmeriCorps VISTA members serve their country for a summer by volunteering. Compensation includes a living allowance paid biweekly that matches the poverty rate of the county they are placed in and upon successful completion of service term, an education award of $1,252. 

Please direct any questions to Daniel Pologe, at daniel@firstharvest.org, or by calling 206.686.1480.

 

To learn more about farming jobs and internships or to post an opportunity on beginningfarmers.org, go to: http://www.beginningfarmers.org/internship-and-employment-opportunities/

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