Fwd: ICHD AmeriCorps State Summer 2019 RFP

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Scalera, Lindsey

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Jan 31, 2019, 2:20:23 PM1/31/19
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FYI! 

Lindsey Scalera

Food Systems Collaboration Specialist

MSU Center for Regional Food Systems

303 Natural Resources Building

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Visit https://foodsystems.msu.edu to learn more!


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From: "Villanueva, Andrea" <AVill...@INGHAM.ORG>
Date: January 31, 2019 at 12:41:27 PM EST
To: <FOOD...@LIST.MSU.EDU>
Subject: ICHD AmeriCorps State Summer 2019 RFP
Reply-To: "Villanueva, Andrea" <AVill...@INGHAM.ORG>

​Hello all, 


The Ingham County Health Department's AmeriCorps State Program is still accepting applications from organizations who are interested in hosting an AmeriCorps member for summer 2019. Deadline to apply is Monday February 4th! 

 

 

 

HOST AN AMERICORPS MEMBER  FOR SUMMER 2019!

FOR MORE INFORMATION: 

 

ICHD AMERICORPS STATE
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS OPEN

FOR SUMMER 2019

 

The Ingham County Health Department AmeriCorps State Program is now accepting application from organizations who would like to host an AmeriCorps member for it's Summer 2019 term of service! 

Commonly known as the “domestic Peace Corps,” AmeriCorps is a national service program governed by a federal agency – the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) – and administered in Michigan by the Michigan Community Service Commission (MCSC). AmeriCorps is a network of local, state, and national service programs that connects Americans in intensive service to meet our country’s critical needs in education, public safety, health and the environment. AmeriCorps members serve with nonprofits, public agencies, and faith-based and community organizations. Since 1994, AmeriCorps State members have provided needed assistance to millions of Americans across the nation. 

The ICHD AmeriCorps State Program places members at organizations to work directly with the community in areas of food security programming and youth programming to reduce obesity. We're looking for organizations within Ingham County who could benefit from the addition of one of our members from April 22nd, 2019 through August 30th, 2019. 
 

To learn more about the program CLICK HERE! 

 

 

 

MEMBERS PROVIDE NEIGHBORS WITH:

 

FOOD DISTRIBUTIONS: 
Members organize or help with the organization of food pantries, hot meal programs, or gleaning efforts. 

VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT & RECRUITMENT:
Members recruit, train and lead volunteers to assist in healthy lifestyle programming. 

ADULT NUTRITION EDUCATION:
Members coordinate or lead nutrition education classes so residents can learn about nutrition 101 skills. Class topics can include: how to shop healthy on a budget, cooking demonstrations, nutrition 101, and more! 

COMMUNITY GARDEN MANAGEMENT:
Members manage or help with the management of community garden plots so neighbors have access to gardening space to grow their own food. 

GARDENING EDUCATION:
Members coordinate or lead gardening education classes so residents can learn about gardening 101 skills. 

YOUTH HEALTHY LIFESTYLES: 
Members coordinate or lead youth nutrition, exercise or gardening workshops so youth can build healthy lifestyle habits. 

 

To learn more about the AmeriCorps Program or to access the RFP CLICK HERE. 

Deadline to apply is February 4th, 2019. 


Questions, comments or technical assistance requests can be sent to Andrea Villanueva, ICHD AmeriCorps State Program Director at avill...@ingham.org 

 

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Our mailing address is:
5303 S. Cedar Street
Suite 2400
Lansing MI, 48910


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