St. James Pantry Operations FSI Vista Year 1

Americorps Fayetteville , AR 72701

Posted 1 month ago


James Pantry Operations FSI VISTA Year 1

The VISTA member will focus on improving distribution and acquisition of healthier food options for our clientele who are low-income households in the Northwest Arkansas area. The St.

James Missionary Baptist Church outreach facility is located in a Qualified Census Tract and adjacent to a large public housing site. Community beneficiaries will be selected by a means test and a person attestation that they are food insecure. The VISTA will be responsible for improving inventory tracking and monitoring, including coordinating with food drives and local community partners, streamlining food pantry records and product inspection process, and establishing a protocol for inventory records.

The VISTA will be responsible for volunteer recruitment, including training and directing volunteers to serve effectively. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Member Duties : The AmeriCorps member will support the Director with improving food pantry operations with special emphasis on streamlining inventory management and volunteer recruitment. This position requires frequent contact with the general public, volunteers, vendors, and clients. The VISTA member will help streamline the processes to track all data, improve recordkeeping, data entry of all intakes, manage inventory, run reports, and manage volunteers.

Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible , Education award upon successful completion of service , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Living Allowance , Health Coverage* , Relocation Allowance .

Terms :

Permits working at another job during off hours , Car recommended .

Service Areas :

Elder Care , Health , Veterans , Community and Economic Development , Education , Disaster Relief , Public Safety , Housing , Children/Youth , Hunger , Community Outreach , Neighborhood Revitalization , Homelessness , Technology , Entrepreneur/Business .

Skills :

Business/Entrepreneur , Non-Profit Management , Fund raising/Grant Writing , General Skills , Teaching/Tutoring , Leadership , Social Services , Conflict Resolution , Community Organization , Recruitment , First Aid , Team Work , Computers/Technology , Writing/Editing , Education , Communications .

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St. James Pantry Operations FSI Vista Year 1