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AmeriCorps VISTA Voices Capacity Coordinator

Feb 23, 2018

The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank is currently recruiting one AmeriCorps VISTA, Voices Capacity 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 Voices Capacity Coordinator will support the Voices initiative, which uses the principles of community-based participatory research to identify methods and measures to facilitate meaningful feedback loops among clients, network partners and local Foodbanks.

Voices Capacity Coordinator job duties include:

  • Create partner mentorship and training programs to assist newly identified partners in the process of understanding and implementing changes based on client feedback.
  • Prepare and manage Network Advisor communications and meetings.
  • Promote and monitor the use of feedback tools created by the Foodbank to allow for off-site participation in the process by clients (mail-in cards, web submissions, etc.).
  • Engage individuals at food pantry programs to inform possible program and process improvements.
  • Assist network partners in making meaningful changes to program operations based on feedback.
  • 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