Food and Health Network of South Central NY

Food Access & Development Coordinator AmeriCorps VISTA

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Posted On: Tuesday, 7th August 2018
Category: Social Services
Location: Binghamton, New York
Job Type:
Full Time

Job Description:

The Food and Health Network of South Central NY is seeking a full time Food Access & Development Coordinator AmeriCorps VISTA member to join our team!
 

Position Description: 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. Learn more at https://foodandhealthnetwork.org/become-a-member/volunteer/
 
The Food and Health Network (FaHN) is an eight-county coalition of stakeholders working to build food-secure communities and a strong regional food system through collaboration. FaHN is a program of the Rural Health Network of South Central NY based in Binghamton, NY. The Rural Health Network’s mission is to advance the health and well being of rural people and communities.
 
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