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Are you interested in making a real difference in your community? Are you looking to build skills and networks to help launch your first (or second) career? Would you like to see the impact of national service up close and personal?
When you join AmeriCorps, you use your energy, ideals, and talents to help others. Plus, you’ll earn money for education, learn to be a leader, and gain real job skills.
Harvesters’ AmeriCorps members educate, engage and empower the community around food insecurity, because together we CAN solve hunger. Harvesters’ culture is team-oriented and we value the contributions which AmeriCorps members have made to the organization since 2005. We provide the training, resources and support for members to successfully carry out their service activities.
AmeriCorps Community Engagement Specialists will create and build relationships with a diverse network of supporters by engaging them in a range of opportunities to give food, give time, and give voice.
Service Sites: 3 FT positions in Kansas City, 2 FT positions in Topeka. Service schedule is primarily Tuesday – Saturday with one weeknight evening (8 p.m.), including some required and optional service activities on designated weekends.
AmeriCorps Community Outreach Specialists will educate and assist people in applying for SNAP, the Supplemental Food Assistance Program formerly known as “food stamps”.
Service Sites: 4 FT positions in Kansas City. Service schedule is primarily Monday – Friday, including some required and optional service activities on designated weekends.
AmeriCorps Community Resource Specialist will work with up to 10 food pantries to increase client access to nutritious food assistance resources, focusing on rural and underserved portions of our Kansas service area.
Service Sites: 1 FT position, location TBD. Service schedule is primarily Monday – Friday, including some required and optional service activities on designated weekends.
Due to multiple openings, applications will be processed on a rolling basis. Information on the AmeriCorps State programs and the Segal Education Award are at www.nationalservice.org Interested persons should email the AmeriCorps Program Director at InfoRequest@harvesters.org for instructions and a direct link to the online AmeriCorps application. It is the policy and practices of Harvesters to recruit and to place AmeriCorps members regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, handicap, sexual orientation or because such applicant is forty (40) years of age or older.
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