Come serve with the Vermont Foodbank!
Below are two positions (One is the Network Capacity Specialist position and
the other is the 3SVT Outreach Systems Specialist) that are currently posted
through AmeriCorps. These positions work closely with the Vermont Foodbank and
are posted on our website currently. Please share with your network and anyone
who might have potential interest!
Note: You must apply through the AmeriCorps website to be considered for the
Network Capacity Specialist:
This Network Capacity VISTA will serve low-income people in Vermont by working
to better understand the charitable food network/system in Vermont and
ultimately take next steps to build the capacity of VF’s network of 215 food
shelves and meal sites statewide. Building upon our network’s needs
assessment, they will investigate and implement best practices and evaluate
which have the potential to be most impactful. This position may be based at
the VF’s Brattleboro or Rutland office, and if so, might focus on increasing
reach to our network in the Southern half of the state. The position will also
focus on increasing partner capacity statewide and will support a stronger and
more effective network of food shelves and meal sites across the state. The
VISTA will assist VF to have new and better systems in place to do our work in
a more efficient and effective way.
Job posting can be found at the following link:
3SVT Outreach Systems Specialist:
3SVT/SNAP is our first and best defense against food insecurity. This VISTA
will support and strengthen the VT Foodbank’s statewide 3SVT/SNAP outreach
program, assuring that low-income Vermonters have access to 3SVT; a program
proven to lift folks out of poverty. They will elevate awareness of 3SVT among
harder-to-reach populations such as older adults, college students, and
veterans. They may focus on building capacity in southern VT and will apply an
equity lens to the 3SVT team’s outreach efforts. This VISTA will continue to
build upon partnerships with community organizations and network partner
agencies, they’ll evaluate current outreach systems, develop outreach tools,
always with an eye towards diminishing stigma and increasing access.