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Food Access Coordinator at Nationalities Service Center

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 2, 2021 - July 29, 2022

Application Window

September 7, 2020 - June 21, 2021

Location

  • Philadelphia, PA

Listing Details

Description

Nationalities Service Center provides comprehensive services to immigrants and refugees, including legal protections, community integration, access to health and wellness services, and opportunities to achieve English language proficiency. A volunteer is needed to serve as a food access liaison. The volunteer will staff and promote the on-site food pantry, receive food deliveries, and build partnerships to obtain additional pantry items. The volunteer will also support the health team with accompanying clients to medical appointments. Proficiency in Spanish is preferred but not required.

Nationalities Service Center provides comprehensive services to immigrants and refugees, including legal protections, community integration, access to health and wellness services, and opportunities to achieve English language proficiency. A volunteer is needed to serve as a food access liaison. The volunteer will staff and promote the on-site food pantry, receive food deliveries, and build partnerships to obtain additional pantry items. The volunteer will also support the health team with accompanying clients to medical appointments. Proficiency in Spanish is preferred but not required. Read More

Living Allowance

$100 - $220 monthly

Benefits

Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Stipend, Student loan forbearance

Additional Benefits

Quarterly retreats are hosted by Mercy Volunteer Corps to provide volunteers with opportunities for reflection, spiritual growth, and shared experiences. Throughout the service, Mercy Volunteer Corps provides volunteers with webinars for personal and professional development.

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Economic Security, Homelessness & Housing

Weekly Hours

40

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, Organization primarily serving older adults

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities