IHN AMERICORPS

IHN partners with AmeriCorps and is a grantee 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.  Learn more about the AmeriCorps program. 

NOW RECRUITING

We are currently recruiting for the following positions.

Community Compass Coordinator VISTA at Indy Hunger Network
Indy Hunger Network is using technology to connect people to food assistance. Help us improve and expand our new tools to reduce food insecurity!

Cooking and Nutrition Education Coordinator at Indy Hunger Network
Help promote nutritious food by facilitating and expanding our cooking education program.

Food Assistance Programs Coordinator VISTA at Indy Hunger Network
Indy Hunger Network uses innovative and collaborative projects to address food insecurity. Help us take three different hunger-related projects to the next level!

Indy Food Council Program Officer at the City of Indianapolis
Be a part of an organization that strives to create equity and inclusion within Indianapolis’ food system. Develop strategic plan initiatives that will improve food accessibility for all residents.

Indy Food Council Marketing & Outreach Coordinator (summer) at the City of Indianapolis
Be a part of an organization, The Indy Food Council, that strives to create equity and inclusion within Indianapolis’ food system! Develop marketing strategies that will help advance the food system.

Nutrition and Dementia Services Coordinator VISTA at CICOA Aging and In-Home Solutions
Join our pioneering initiative! Discover the relationship between nutrition and dementia and then create menus, recipes and resources to help improve the nutrition of individuals with dementia.

Rural Senior Home Delivery Program VISTA at Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana
Help provide fresh foods to homebound seniors in rural counties by developing programs and partnerships. Great opportunity to gain experience in community outreach and program coordination!

CARE Program VISTA (summer) at Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana 
Help feed the community by evaluating and creating strategic goals for our summer mobile food pantry program. Great opportunity to gain experience in community outreach and program coordination!

Senior Health & Wellness Coordinator VISTA at CICOA Aging and In-Home Solutions
CICOA is instrumental in the quality of life of seniors and those with disabilities. Be the VISTA who can boast that you improved the overall health/nutrition of low-income seniors in Central IN.

Nutrition and Food Security VISTA (summer) at CICOA Aging and In-Home Solutions 
Elevate the health of seniors! As our summer vista you will enhance the lives of seniors through food security and better nutrition. This is a great opportunity for you to show off your passion for seniors!

Pantry Coordinator at Westminster Neighborhood Services
As a VISTA for Westminster Neighborhood Services, you will be instrumental in helping support and empower families through access to healthy foods and nutritional education.

CAPACITY BUILDING WORK

AmeriCorps VISTA members are housed at Indy Hunger Network as well as at select partner sites  and work on a variety of capacity building projects. Samples include: piloting cooking and nutrition classes, increasing access to SNAP and WIC programs, grant writing, conducting outreach activities in the local immigrant community, creating marketing plans to expand food access programs and creating networking opportunities to improve communication among small pantries. Learn more about the current AmeriCorps members’ work here.