2018 AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associates

Job Title: 2018 AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associates
Classification: Full-Time, Temporary
Department: Nutrition Services
Reports to: Nutrition Services Coordinator
Location: Boise, ID
Schedule: 8 hours per day Monday-Friday
Service Dates: June 4, 2018 – August 10, 2018, excluding July 4, 2018
Posting Date: March 28, 2018
Closing Date: Open until filledHow to Apply: To become an AmeriCorps VISTA you must apply through the
AmeriCorps Portal at the following link: https://my.americorps.gov

Job Summary: Assist with operations of The Idaho Foodbank’s PICNIC IN THE PARK / Summer Lunch Program by overseeing the safe handling, transport, and service of meals to eligible children at assigned locations. Staff members are responsible for accurate inventory control, meal service provision, food temperatures, number of children served, and proper portion control recording at assigned meal times in compliance with USDA program guidelines.

AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) members bring their passion and perseverance where the need is greatest: to organizations that help eradicate poverty. The most pressing challenges we face as a nation require the most courageous and creative people to address them. An AmeriCorps VISTA member serves as a catalyst for change, living and working alongside community members to advance local solutions.