Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement & Volunteer Service is recruiting 1 SERVE Philadelphia VISTA








Start Date: July 21st

Interviews are being conducted on a rolling basis. This position is recruiting quickly, apply right away!

The AmeriCorps VISTA working on this project will assist the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability with supporting the Philadelphia Food Policy Advisory Council (FPAC). 

The VISTA will work with the Food Policy Advisory Council to increase the involvement of low-income individuals in the FPAC. The FPAC Outreach Coordinator will work to develop materials and strategies to recruit and involve low-income individuals in FPAC work setting the food policy agenda and ultimately improving food access in Philadelphia. This position will provide ample opportunities to work with individuals throughout City government and in the community.

Specifically, the VISTA will: (1) Increase awareness of current food access resources in Philadelphia, the work of FPAC, and opportunities for individuals to participate in the FPAC; (2) Develop training materials for policy workshops that educate residents on current local policies around food access and how to influence those policies; (3) Recruit individuals to attend policy workshops and conduct trainings; (4) Ensure training materials are accessible to diverse communities within Philadelphia; and (5) Educate Philadelphians on the importance of food waste diversion as a tool to both prevent hunger and reduce landfill waste.




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