In Cook County, 1 in 7 individuals struggle with food insecurity. To help alleviate hunger, the Greater Chicago Food Depository sent nearly 72 million pounds of food into the community in FY2017. The Food Depository distributes food through a network of 700 community programs, including 450 agencies such as soup kitchens, shelters and food pantries. In order to operate efficiently, agency coordinators must be in consistent communication with the Food Depository to troubleshoot any issues, learn of new resources, remain in compliance with reporting requirements, and maintain successful food programs.
A team of Hunger Action Corps fellows will support the Food Depository’s member agencies through community outreach and regular site visits. Primarily, Hunger Action Corps fellows in this role will focus on supporting agencies as they transition to an electronic client intake system called Link2Feed.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training
High School Graduate
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
Travel throughout Cook County is required for AmeriCorps members serving in this position - access to a working vehicle and proof of insurance are required.
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check