The Mary E. Bivins Foundation is seeking an AmeriCorps member to serve as a Senior Hunger Advocate who will coordinate efforts to address hunger and food insecurity among residents of Bivins Village and participate in efforts to address food insecurity among older adults living in the Texas Panhandle. Click here to see the full position description.
The Senior Hunger Advocate will serve 20 hours per week from 9/1/2023 to 8/15/2024; receive a $1,050 per month (pre-tax) living allowance; receive a $3,447.50 Segal Education Award upon successful completion of a year of service (explained more below); and be able to order food from the Bivins Market every month for free.
AmeriCorps members are students, young professionals, retirees, and other community representatives who are committed to learning, listening, growing, and serving others to lead change, drive impact, and make a difference. Learn more about AmeriCorps and what members do here.
AmeriCorps member benefits:
– Monthly living allowance/stipend
– Segal Educational Award (awarded upon successful completion of service)
The Segal Educational Award can be used to pay on eligible student loan debt, or for educational expenses (tuition and fees, computer, and other eligible expenses). If you are an AmeriCorps member 55 or older, you can transfer your Educational Award to a family member. Learn more at https://americorps.gov/members-volunteers/segal-americorps-education-award
Additional Bivins Foundation AmeriCorps member benefit:
– The ability to order food from the Bivins Market monthly for free.