Internship Opportunity: Food Access Coordinator
West CAP, an innovative, forward thinking community action organization, is recruiting a part-time unpaid intern. Help us expand services and alleviate hunger in Western Wisconsin. West CAP’s Food Access & Resource Program supports a network of local food pantries, a soup kitchen and emergency shelters that provide food assistance for low-income families. The position may be based out of our Boyceville or work-at-home options. This position will assist with the following projects:
- Assist Food Access Program with client data entry for several programs
- Interview/conduct TEFAP outlet site reviews and write compliance reports
- Assist with Food Pantry Distributions
- On occasion make home deliveries
- Follow all Ethics/Boundaries and Confidentiality regulations
- Assist in developing and implementing program satisfaction surveys
Required qualifications: Obtaining an associate or bachelor’s degree in social work or related field; awareness of people experiencing poverty and hunger, excellent written & oral communication skills; computer skills sufficient for data gathering, documentation, & reporting. Must possess valid driver’s license, have reliable transportation, and deemed an insurable driver by our insurance provider prior to hire. Mileage reimbursement available for project travel.
We embrace diversity, inclusion, and employees who reflect the population we serve. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including women, minorities, veterans, and people who have disabilities. For consideration, please obtain application online HERE & send with resume to: West CAP, P.O. Box 308, Glenwood City, WI 54013. Application package is due April 19th.
AmeriCorps VISTA Opportunity: Literacy Leader
West CAP, an innovative, forward thinking community action organization serving low-income families, is recruiting a full-time Literacy Leader in partnership with AmeriCorps VISTA.
Location is flexible and remote work options are available. This position is for a one-year term beginning August 2021. You will help West CAP Literacy rebuild our Adult Literacy Program to recover from the impact of COVID-19. It is time to renew our literacy program and make it better than ever!
- Recruiting learners and volunteers in Polk, St. Croix, and Pierce counties
- Evaluating and enhancing West CAP’s existing tutor trainings through researching other available training options
- Training tutors to use Zoom or other video calling programs for distance tutoring
- Creating a learner orientation that utilizes technology resources
- Enrolled in or graduated from an associate or bachelor’s degree program in Education, Communications, Social Sciences or related field
- Strong computer skills and experience using Microsoft suite, online video conferencing, social media, and other platforms used for distance learning
- Ability to work with people with learning disabilities and English Language Learners
- Excellent written & oral communication skills
- Must possess valid driver’s license, have reliable transportation, and deemed an insurable driver by our insurance provider prior to hire
- Ideal candidates will have at least basic Spanish conversational skills
This position may be eligible for AmeriCorps benefits such as:
- Biweekly living allowance
- $6,345 educational award or a cash stipend
- Relocation stipend and travel allowance
- Work transportation reimbursement
- Healthcare allowance
- Many other AmeriCorps benefits, such as federal student loan forbearance and other benefits
West CAP embraces diversity, inclusion, and employees who reflect the population we serve. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including women, minorities, veterans, and people who have disabilities. For consideration, please apply through AmeriCorps Vista at: West CAP – Digital Equity and Technology Integration (LitMN) . Application is due June 30th.
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No otherwise qualified person shall be excluded from employment, be denied the benefits of employment or otherwise be subject to discrimination in employment in any manner on the basis of age (over 40), race, religion , color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity (including gender expression), national origin or ancestry, disability or association with a person with a disability, arrest record, conviction record, marital status, family/parental status, pregnancy or childbirth, military participation, genetic testing, submitting to honesty testing, or use or non use of lawful products off the employers premises during non-working hours.