SeedCorps AmeriCorps Members

Roadrunner Food Bank

About the organization

Roadrunner® Food Bank of New Mexico, a Feeding America member, is the largest non-profit dedicated to solving food insecurity in New Mexico. As a food distribution hub, we provide food to hundreds of affiliated member partners around the state including food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters and regional food banks. We also distribute food through specialized programs helping children, families and seniors at schools, low-income senior housing sites, senior centers and with and through health care partnerships. Every week 70,000 hungry children, seniors and families are reached through this statewide hunger relief network. We are working together with our partners, volunteers and contributors to end food insecurity and hunger in New Mexico.

Duties

We are recruiting in the following locations in New Mexico: Albuquerque, Deming, Farmington and Las Cruces.

- Serve with partner agencies or internal Food Bank initiatives
- Provide tailored capacity building support including developing volunteer recruitment, conducting community assessments and supporting food distributions
- Oversee volunteers in warehouse food box builds
- Lead drive-thru mobile food pantries

- Serve a minimum of 1,700 hours, 38-40 hours a week
- Receive an education award of $6,345 upon completion of the program
-Other benefits include a modest living stipend, health insurance, childcare coverage, qualified student loan deferment/interest forbearance, professional development, and alumni network.

Qualifications

As a Peace Corps Volunteer, you have already demonstrated a commitment to serving your community and becoming a SeedCorps AmeriCorps member would continue this commitment.

SeedCorps AmeriCorps Team Member Service Opportunity

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of New Mexicans?

Roadrunner Food Bank is mobilizing to respond to increased need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our Community Initiatives team is looking for individuals to join our team as SeedCorps AmeriCorps Members. This is a service opportunity that includes a modest living stipend and Segal Education Award.

We have positions available in:

Albuquerque
Deming
Las Cruces
Gallup
Santa Fe
Farmington

20-35 hours/week for a total of 900 hours
Anticipated term: October, 2021 - May, 2022

Requirements
At least 17 years of age
High school GED
Able to pass a drug test
US Citizen or Permanent Resident

Preferred Skills
Communications
Community organizing
Leadership
Teamwork

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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