Seeking AmeriCorps Member for Waukon

The Allamakee Community School District in partnership with the NE Iowa Food and Fitness Initiative is accepting applications for a full-time AmeriCorps service member for the 2019-2020 school year.

 

This member will be joining a team of passionate people serving area schools in order to integrate healthy living into school culture through modeling and education.

 

As part of their service, the member will teach nutrition education classes, build and support school gardens, encourage Safe Routes to School and integrate Farm to School activities across the district. The member will deepen the understanding for students, teachers and staff about the benefits of growing and consuming healthy, green, affordable food and being physically active.

 

Training is provided. Service members receive a modest living allowance, travel reimbursement and an education award, which can be used for higher education tuition or loan repayment after completing a full term of service. The term of service is September 1, 2019 – August 31, 2020.

 

ISU Extension in Allamakee County is currently accepting applications on a rolling basis or until the position is filled. Apply by August 10 for priority consideration. Please submit an electronic letter of interest and a resume highlighting experiences and rationale to Teresa Wiemerslage, wiemer@iastate.edu.

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