Come serve with us!
Food For Thought has been awarded one Summer AmeriCorps Volunteer In Service To America (VISTA) position. Must work full-time June-August. Living stipend and end of service award provided.
Spend the summer surrounded by fresh fruits and veggies! Connect with and learn from local growers and food pantry patrons! The VISTA member will work with Food For Thought's team to increase the consistency of produce donations from local growers through a partnership with the Toledo Farmers Market. They will create efficient systems for tracking and documenting donations and produce inventory. All produce will be utilized on mobile food pantries in the Toledo area. The VISTA member will help coordinate distribution, plan gleaning days with local growers, educate pantry patrons on how to use the produce in healthy recipes, and recruit & train volunteers to continue Food For Thought's summer projects through the end of the growing season (October 2019). Saturdays required.
Applications now accepted through the myamericorps portal - https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=78741&fromSearch=true