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COVID-19 Recovery AmeriCorps - Part Time, 9 months

Actively Recruiting

Openings

12 currently recruiting

Service Dates

September 27, 2021 - June 3, 2022

Application Window

August 4, 2021 - November 19, 2021

Locations

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

Contact Information

Jessica Carver
Recovery.AmeriCorps@iowaeda.com

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Position Details

COVID-19 Recovery AmeriCorps Member 675 Hours

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Description

COVID-19 Recovery AmeriCorps members serving 675 hours over 36 weeks will be partnered with the following organizations across Iowa:

Ames: Mid-Iowa Community Action- Food Security
Serve in the MICA-Ames food pantry to accept donations and distribute food packages, recruit and train volunteers, and improve data collection.

Cedar Rapids: Catherine McAuley Center- Food Security
Serve with CMC in the food pantry to conduct delivery intakes, client intakes, place food orders, manage volunteer schedules and training, and document the services provided.

Cedar Rapids/Linn County: ISU Extension Master Gardeners- Food Security
Harvest and deliver garden produce to food pantries. Weed and water gardens and prepare the beds for winter. Plant and grow seeds in the greenhouse for spring. Support Master Gardener class preparations.

Cedar Rapids: Olivet Neighborhood Mission- Food Security & Economic Resources
Unload and sort food and clothing donations for the food pantry and clothing closet. Identify essential items that need to be ordered. Assist clients using the services. Support community gardens in fall and spring.

Council Bluffs: New Visions Homeless Services- Food Security
Prepare and serve evening meals in the emergency shelter and community meal site. Organize food donations for distribution or use in meals. Evening and weekend hours: 5-9pm Saturday - Wednesday

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: Willkie House - Education Support
Support students with Willkie House to combat learning loss and increase education outcomes. Connect with youth as a role model and positive influence in life.

Des Moines: WesleyLife Meals on Wheels - Food Security
Serve with WesleyLife to implement a program to support Meals on Wheels clients with accessing food for companion animals. Assist with Meals on Wheels operations, including delivering hot meals to clients.

Iowa City: CommUnity Crisis Services & Food Pantry- Food Security and Economic Support Programming
Receive food donations and distribute food through the self-choice pantry. Lead orientation for volunteers and participate in organizing the mobile food pantry logistics. OR
Support economic relief programs including the Iowa City Security Deposit program and Housing and Utility Assistance for clients. Receive client inquiries, asses needs and connect clients to appropriate resources.

COVID-19 Recovery AmeriCorps members serving 675 hours over 36 weeks will be partnered with the following organizations across Iowa:

Ames: Mid-Iowa Community Action- Food Security
Serve in the MICA-Ames food pantry to accept donations and distribute food packages, recruit and train volunteers, and improve data collection.

Cedar Rapids: Catherine McAuley Center- Food Security
Serve with CMC in the food pantry to conduct delivery intakes, client intakes, place food orders, manage volunteer schedules and training, and document the services provided.

Cedar Rapids/Linn County: ISU Extension Master Gardeners- Food Security
Harvest and deliver garden produce to food pantries. Weed and water gardens and prepare the beds for winter. Plant and grow seeds in the greenhouse for spring. Support Master Gardener class preparations.

Cedar Rapids: Olivet Neighborhood Mission- Food Security & Economic Resources
Unload and sort food and clothing donations for the food pantry and clothing closet. Identify essential items that need to be ordered. Assist clients using the services. Support community gardens in fall and spring.

Council Bluffs: New Visions Homeless Services- Food Security
Prepare and serve evening meals in the emergency shelter and community meal site. Organize food donations for distribution or use in meals. Evening and weekend hours: 5-9pm Saturday - Wednesday

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: Willkie House - Education Support
Support students with Willkie House to combat learning loss and increase education outcomes. Connect with youth as a role model and positive influence in life.

Des Moines: WesleyLife Meals on Wheels - Food Security
Serve with WesleyLife to implement a program to support Meals on Wheels clients with accessing food for companion animals. Assist with Meals on Wheels operations, including delivering hot meals to clients.

Iowa City: CommUnity Crisis Services & Food Pantry- Food Security and Economic Support Programming
Receive food donations and distribute food through the self-choice pantry. Lead orientation for volunteers and participate in organizing the mobile food pantry logistics. OR
Support economic relief programs including the Iowa City Security Deposit program and Housing and Utility Assistance for clients. Receive client inquiries, asses needs and connect clients to appropriate resources.
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Living Allowance

$675 - $680 monthly

Benefits

Education award upon successful completion of service, 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

20

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 675 Hours

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