Job Openings

AmeriCorps VISTA Hunger and Health Coordinator

Feb 23, 2018

The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank is currently recruiting one AmeriCorps VISTA, Hunger and Health Coordinator to join in our fight to end hunger throughout our eight-county service territory. The AmeriCorps VISTA program is Volunteers in Service to America, which is a national service program where you commit to serve for a full year with our Foodbank. The Hunger and Health Coordinator will create a framework for Foodbank partnerships that connect hunger and health and increase access to nutritious, fresh foods for food insecure patients.

Hunger and Health Coordinator job duties include:

  • Research best practices relates to food insecurity and adverse health outcomes
  • Develop and implement a new form of partnership with local healthcare providers and other community partners that addresses food insecurity and diet-related disease
  • Create and refine a data tracking system to monitor the number of individuals utilizing the pilot program
  • Develop a case study identifying the stengths and weaknesses of the pilot program
  • Host education sessions with Foodbank staff and other stakeholder groups regarding outcomes of the pilot program
  • Perform other duties, as assigned

Program benefits include:

  • Training
  • Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Living allowance
  • Childcare assistance, if eligible
  • Relocation allowance


  • Minimum 18 years old
  • College graduate (preferred)
  • Comfortable with Office 365
  • Passion for community service
  • Able to track and analyze data and present the results
  • Comfortable with written communications and public speaking
  • Access to reliable transportation
  • Proficient in preparing and executing effective communication strategies, both verbal and written, to a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • Able to research, analyze and troubleshoot problems - able to apply learning appropriately

Click Here to Apply Online by 4/20/18