Food Access & Development Coordinator AmeriCorps VISTA Position
The Food Access & Development Coordinator VISTA will lead resource development efforts to support FaHN (Food and Health Network) sustainability and a strong regional food system, and provide support to partner organizations engaged in food security and local food access initiatives in an 8 county region of Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Otsego, Tioga and Tompkins. Development efforts include membership and sponsorship campaigns, fundraising, grant writing, and collaborative resource development with partner organizations to improve food access. The Food Access & Development Coordinator VISTA will play a key role supporting initiatives to reduce food insecurity and improve health through Anti-Hunger Task Force’s, the Summer Food Service Program, Farm to School, Fruit & Vegetable Prescription Programs, and other initiatives. The Coordinator will also assist with updates to the Regional Food System Assessment for South Central NY and research on other critical issues.
FaHN is offering an internship opportunity for a motivated student with excellent written and oral communications skills and an interest in regional food systems. The internship will focus on developing a timeline of FaHN’s history, featuring interviews with key partners and stakeholders to be included on our website; contributing to FaHN’s monthly e-newsletter and Food for Thought blog; promotion of FaHN’s program’s on our social media pages and website; and assisting with overall implementation of the communications strategy This unpaid internship position is for the length of the fall semester. Hours worked each week are fairly flexible. The intern will work with the FaHN Community Food Coordinator, who will serve as the intern’s supervisor. The intern will be working from our 455 Court Street Binghamton, NY office with opportunities to work remotely.
To apply for the internship, please submit a resume and writing sample via email to Tom Lewis, email@example.com. Please contact Tom with any questions you have about the internship!
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