One Million Meals Campaign

Be a part of our One Million Meals Campaign!
United Way of King County is looking for 14 Summer Associate VISTAs to work on our One Million Meals Campaign. 99,000 low-income children and teenagers in King County count on free or discounted meals during the school year, but less than 10% access free meals during the summer. End childhood hunger and develop professional skills by working on outreach, planning and implementation for the free summer meals programs for low-income kids!
Placements will be in Seattle and South King County. We are looking for self-motivated, entrepreneurial individuals who are excited to join the team! Come on board for a great experience working with a dynamic VISTA corps at a respected non-profit – and develop skills that will last a lifetime.

Responsibilities
■ Promote One Million Meals Campaign on social media and blogs ■ On-the-ground community outreach
■ Design and lead activities for children (games, dancing, reading) ■ Supervise interns and volunteers at summer meals sites
■ Track data about meals program and sites
Qualifications: ■ Food Handler’s Permit (training provided)
■ At least 18 years old
■ Reliable access to transportation
Preferred qualifications: ■ Experience working with diverse populations ■ Experience working with children
■ Foreign language skills (particularly Spanish)
■ Special skills that can be shared with children

VISTAs will serve from June 17th to August 26th, including training. This is a full time position, but hours will be flexible depending on the site. Outside work is not permitted.
If unable to commit 40 hours per week, contact us about our part-time One Million Meals Campaign Intern position at basicneeds@uwkc.org.

Application Requirements:
Please submit a resume and cover letter to basicneeds@uwkc.org. Cover letter should include previous experience, any special skills to share with children (dance, football, etc), and leadership experience. Also indicate location preferences (Federal Way, Des Moines, South Seattle, Seatac, Renton, North Seattle, Central Seattle). Priority deadline is May 3rd
. Please understand that due to the high volume of applications, phone call inquires may not be returned. Compensation:
● Living allowance ($1069/month)
● Segal AmeriCorps Education Award ($1,174.60 upon completion of service term) OR post-service cash stipend ($125/month) ● Bus pass provided
● Training provided
VISTA Summer Associate.pdf

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