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SeedCorps Response Team - Farmington - Albuquerque, NM #7724390

Company: Americorps

Date: 11/22/2020

City: Albuquerque, NM

Employment type: Full-time

SeedCorps Response Team - Farmington

SeedCorps is a program of Roadrunner Food Bank in partnership with Serve New Mexico and ECHO Food Bank. The goal of the program is to improve the health and wellness of food insecure families in New Mexico. Food insecure individuals and communities across New Mexico have a higher risk of developing obesity, diabetes, hypertension, and other chronic illnesses than their food secure neighbors. SeedCorps AmeriCorps members will serve with one of Roadrunner's sister food banks, ECHO Food Bank in Farmington, New Mexico. Members will provide services aimed at addressing food insecurity to individuals across the state. During their nine-month term, members will serve communities in San Juan country. They will support the food access efforts of the hunger relief network across the state by supporting ECHO Food Bank operations, including but not limited to, food distributions, warehouse operations and volunteer management. Members will provide support as needed to address gaps in service that arise as the effects of the COVID 19 Pandemic continue to be felt across the state. These activities could include participating in produce gleaning projects at small farms, expanding into school meal sites to address gaps in service, and addressing the expected increased food need during the holiday season. SeedCorps is committed to providing a dynamic, diverse service environment that engages people who are passionate and committed to ending hunger in New Mexico. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Member Duties : Members will support ECHO Food Bank by leading volunteers in warehouse projects, coordinating COVID-19 drive-thru Mobile Food Pantries and expanding food bank services to address food gaps. Throughout their service term, members will contribute their talents and passion to strengthen the client focused services available to New Mexican's in need. Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service , Stipend . Terms :

Car recommended , Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours . Service Areas :

Health , Education , Hunger , Community Outreach , Disaster Relief . Skills :

Team Work , Disaster Services , Communications , Community Organization , General Skills , Leadership .

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