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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? Then consider joining our team at Harvesters through a year of AmeriCorps Service!
Harvesters embraces a philosophy that recognizes and values diversity.
Our core values emphasize the characteristics we seek in team members. At Harvesters, we are mission driven, accept personal responsibility, empower colleagues, value teamwork, are innovative, show trust and respect, contribute to a quality work environment and are open communicators.
Harvesters is currently recruiting AmeriCorps members for the following positions:
Community Engagement AmeriCorps Members – Full Time
(approximately 35 hours per week)
Members will educate and recruit volunteers for projects to increase the amount of nutritious food distributed to food insecure youth and seniors in Harvesters service area.
4 positions in Kansas City Facility and 1 position in the Topeka Facility
Schedule is primarily Tuesday – Saturday with one weeknight evening (8 p.m.), including some required and optional service activities on designated weekends.
Welcome and providing tours to first time volunteers as a way to educate them about Harvesters
Recruiting, educating and recognizing a minimum of 500 leveraged volunteers
Facilitate on and off-site volunteer activities
Create and present age-appropriate youth education activities around the issues of hunger and food insecurity.
Coordinate projects for National Days of Service including but not limited to: 9/11 Day of Service, MLK Day of Service, Make a Difference Day and Global Youth Service Day
Must be able to effectively communicate and interact with volunteers, staff and fellow AmeriCorps Members
Monthly AmeriCorps Training and Service Opportunities
Professional and Personal Development Opportunities
U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, 17 years or older
Valid driver’s license
Some College credits or verifiable work history
Bi-weekly living allowance ($528.15, pretax)
Interested persons should email their resume to the AmeriCorps Program Director at AmeriCorps@harvesters.org.
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.