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Metro Caring Program Assistant

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 19, 2019 - July 19, 2020

Application Window

January 18, 2019 - August 1, 2019

Location

  • Denver, CO

Contact Information

Alex Pochna
(303) 837-1173
coloradoesc@gmail.com

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Colorado Episcopal Service Corps

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Description

Sustainable Hunger Prevention:
At Metro Caring, we're meeting people's immediate food needs while sustainably addressing the root cause of hunger: poverty. At the same time that we provide nutritious groceries to our hungry neighbors, we offer comprehensive, wrap-around anti-poverty programming so that families can break the cycle of food insecurity.

Metro Caring is a welcoming, dignified, health-focused organization, open to everyone in the Denver metro area. Inside our Hunger Prevention Center, you'll never find soda or cupcakes; superiority or condescension.

Read on to learn about all of the ways we have a positive impact on our community at https://www.metrocaring.org/about/

Program Assistant:
The next Program Assistant at Metro Caring will have a strong commitment to food-security, waste mitigation, human services, and social justice. The Program Assistant will support the work of permanent staff in the following areas: Healthful Access, Nutrition and Gardening Education, and Self-Sufficiency programming. For this work, the Program Assistant must be able to provide consistent and compassionate service to financially distressed and often marginalized individuals. S/he must have ability and interest for overseeing a wide variety of volunteer workers, along with the ability and willingness to be a hands-on leader.

This position provides an excellent opportunity to have tremendous impact on the health and nutrition of impoverished families in Denver. The Program Assistant will be an integral member of the Metro Caring staff, with direct access to and responsibility for helping with decision making and implementation of programs. The person awarded this job will receive valuable training for a potential future career in nonprofit management.




Corps members serve up to 35 hours in partner agencies. Up to 8 hours a week is spent in personal and professional development as a team.

Sustainable Hunger Prevention:
At Metro Caring, we're meeting people's immediate food needs while sustainably addressing the root cause of hunger: poverty. At the same time that we provide nutritious groceries to our hungry neighbors, we offer comprehensive, wrap-around anti-poverty programming so that families can break the cycle of food insecurity.

Metro Caring is a welcoming, dignified, health-focused organization, open to everyone in the Denver metro area. Inside our Hunger Prevention Center, you'll never find soda or cupcakes; superiority or condescension.

Read on to learn about all of the ways we have a positive impact on our community at https://www.metrocaring.org/about/

Program Assistant:
The next Program Assistant at Metro Caring will have a strong commitment to food-security, waste mitigation, human services, and social justice. The Program Assistant will support the work of permanent staff in the following areas: Healthful Access, Nutrition and Gardening Education, and Self-Sufficiency programming. For this work, the Program Assistant must be able to provide consistent and compassionate service to financially distressed and often marginalized individuals. S/he must have ability and interest for overseeing a wide variety of volunteer workers, along with the ability and willingness to be a hands-on leader.

This position provides an excellent opportunity to have tremendous impact on the health and nutrition of impoverished families in Denver. The Program Assistant will be an integral member of the Metro Caring staff, with direct access to and responsibility for helping with decision making and implementation of programs. The person awarded this job will receive valuable training for a potential future career in nonprofit management.




Corps members serve up to 35 hours in partner agencies. Up to 8 hours a week is spent in personal and professional development as a team.
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Living Allowance

$200 - $200 monthly

Benefits

Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Stipend, Training

Additional Benefits

We do not defer student loans but many of our participates have applied and been approved for student loan forbearance.

Education Requirements

Some College

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Health & Nutrition

Weekly Hours

35

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Disability Services Organization, Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, or Food Bank, Museum or Nature Center, School-based Nonprofit, Volunteer Placement Organization

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities

Contact Information

Alex Pochna
(303) 837-1173
coloradoesc@gmail.com

Hosted By

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Colorado Episcopal Service Corps

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