You can help local low-income families fight hunger and food insecurity as a Food Pantry AmeriCorps Member
Metrocrest Services is seeking two quarter time (QT) AmeriCorps members. During your service you will help coordinate, implement, and facilitate Food Pantry services. Our Drive-Thru Food Pantry serves an average of 750 cars per week , equating to 2000-3000 individuals since we started our COVID-19 relief efforts, an increase of more than 300% from this point in 2019. Our service area includes Carrollton Farmers Branch ISD which has approximately 64% of the students which utilize free and reduced lunch services.
CitySquare AmeriCorps Quarter time AmeriCorps members serve a minimum of 450 hours over a 14 week period, or an average of 35 hours per week. All members are expected to participate in centralized AmeriCorps training – including, but not limited to initial pre-service orientation and Life after AmeriCorps training. . Members serve during Metrocrest Services hours, defined as Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Saturdays from 8:00 am – 1:00pm. Members are expected to serve through the end date even if minimum hour requirement is met prior to this date.
Food Pantry Member duties include, but are not limited to :
•Client intake for program enrollment
•Evaluating current logistics to suggest ways to increase efficiency
•Help serve and supervise in our Drive- Thru Food Pantry
•Lead volunteer shifts
• Record client services
During your service you will earn a living allowance totaling approximately $3000 which equates to about $428.57 in biweekly pay (pre-tax), upon successful completion of service hours you will receive an education award of $1,638.39 directly deposited to your AmeriCorps account to use for tuition or student loans.
To apply for position, please send resume, cover letter and completed application found to Volunteer Manager Brittni Coe, at email@example.com by December 14, 2020
To learn more about Metrocrest Services visit our webpage http://http://www.metrocrestservices.org/index.php
Interested in learning more about the AmeriCorps Program? Visit their site https://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/join-americorps