IHN partners with AmeriCorps and receives support grant funds. AmeriCorps VISTA members build capacity within the Indianapolis hunger relief system and work to alleviate poverty. AmeriCorps VISTA members receive a living allowance, end-of-service stipend or education award, and other benefits. We are currently recruiting for the positions listed below. Learn more about the AmeriCorps program.
2023-24 AMERICORPS VISTA POSITIONS
CICOA Nutrition and Food Security VISTA Summer 2023
Nutrition and Dementia Services Coordinator VISTA at CICOA Aging and In-Home Solutions 2023-2024
CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions Nutrition & Wellness Coordinator VISTA 2023-2024
City of Indianapolis Food Program and Community Liaison VISTA 2023-2024
Indy Hunger Network Cooking & Nutrition Education Coordinator VISTA 2023-2024
Indy Hunger Network Community Compass Coordinator VISTA 2023-2024
Indy Hunger Network Development and Communications Coordinator VISTA 2023-2024
Indy Hunger Network Food Pantry Network Coordinator VISTA 2023-2024
Meals on Wheels Ambassador Program Coordinator VISTA 2023-2024
Society of St. Andrew Gleaning Coordinator VISTA 2023-2024
St. Vincent de Paul-Indianapolis Philanthropy Coordinator VISTA 2023-2024
Westminster Neighborhood Services Food Pantry Coordinator VISTA 2023-2024
CAPACITY BUILDING WORK
AmeriCorps VISTA members are housed at Indy Hunger Network as well as at partner sites and work on capacity building projects. Examples include: piloting cooking and nutrition classes, increasing access to SNAP and WIC, grant writing, conducting outreach activities in the community, creating marketing plans for food access programs, and organizing collaboration opportunities for pantries. Learn more about our current AmeriCorps members’ work here.