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COVID-19 Recovery AmeriCorps - Full Time, 9 months

Actively Recruiting

Openings

10 currently recruiting

Service Dates

September 27, 2021 - June 3, 2022

Application Window

August 4, 2021 - November 19, 2021

Locations

  • Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Council Bluffs, IA
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Iowa City, IA
  • Waterloo, IA

Contact Information

Jessica Carver
Recovery.AmeriCorps@iowaeda.com

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Position Details

COVID-19 Recovery AmeriCorps Member 1200 Hours

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Description

COVID-19 Recovery AmeriCorps members serving 1200 hours over 36 weeks will be partnered with the following organizations across Iowa:

Cedar Rapids: Horizons, A Family Service Alliance- Food Security
Establish evaluation to move Meals on Wheels clients to integrated platform for services. Support Meals on Wheels operations including managing and training volunteers and delivering hot meals.

Council Bluffs: New Visions Homeless Services- Housing/Homeless Services
Serve with New Visions Homeless Services to receive guests into the shelter and provide orientation and essential items. Assist guests who are not eligible for shelter at New Visions in finding resources to meet their needs.

Des Moines: IMPACT Community Action Partnership- Economic Support Programming
Serve residents of 5 central Iowa counties through processing applications and connecting resources through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program and Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program

Des Moines: Oakridge Neighborhood- Food Security
Serve with the Oakridge community to increase accessibility to the food pantry through a client access area that is open 24/7. Provide nutrition and food educational programming to residents

Iowa City: CommUnity Crisis Services & Food Pantry- Food Security
Train and supervise volunteers in the self-choice food pantry. Organize warehouse donations and deliveries. Support food pantry distribution on site and at mobile distribution locations

Waterloo: Northeast Iowa Food Bank- Food Security
Address hunger in 16 NE Iowa counties through preparing and distributing meals with the Kid’s Café and summer feeding program, repacking bulk food items, and processing food rescue donations.

COVID-19 Recovery AmeriCorps members serving 1200 hours over 36 weeks will be partnered with the following organizations across Iowa:

Cedar Rapids: Horizons, A Family Service Alliance- Food Security
Establish evaluation to move Meals on Wheels clients to integrated platform for services. Support Meals on Wheels operations including managing and training volunteers and delivering hot meals.

Council Bluffs: New Visions Homeless Services- Housing/Homeless Services
Serve with New Visions Homeless Services to receive guests into the shelter and provide orientation and essential items. Assist guests who are not eligible for shelter at New Visions in finding resources to meet their needs.

Des Moines: IMPACT Community Action Partnership- Economic Support Programming
Serve residents of 5 central Iowa counties through processing applications and connecting resources through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program and Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program

Des Moines: Oakridge Neighborhood- Food Security
Serve with the Oakridge community to increase accessibility to the food pantry through a client access area that is open 24/7. Provide nutrition and food educational programming to residents

Iowa City: CommUnity Crisis Services & Food Pantry- Food Security
Train and supervise volunteers in the self-choice food pantry. Organize warehouse donations and deliveries. Support food pantry distribution on site and at mobile distribution locations

Waterloo: Northeast Iowa Food Bank- Food Security
Address hunger in 16 NE Iowa counties through preparing and distributing meals with the Kid’s Café and summer feeding program, repacking bulk food items, and processing food rescue donations.
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Living Allowance

$1200 - $1250 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Training

Education Requirements

Less than High School Completed

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

18 - 99

Service Details

Focus Areas

Economic Security, Health & Nutrition, Homelessness & Housing

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Suburban, Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, or Food Bank

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities

Contact Information

Jessica Carver
Recovery.AmeriCorps@iowaeda.com

Hosted By

Position Details

COVID-19 Recovery AmeriCorps Member 1200 Hours

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