Thursday, April 26, 2012

Help Feed Low-Income Children in New Mexico this Summer

The New Mexico Collaboration to End Hunger is currently recruiting applicants for Anti-hunger Summer Associate AmeriCorps positions, based in Albuquerque and Las Cruces.  Bilingual skills (English and Spanish) are required for the position in Las Cruces. The 10-week program begins on May 29 and lasts through August 6.

Summer Associates will work with low-income children in the Albuquerque and Las Cruces areas to ensure that they have access to the Summer Meals Program and other nutritional opportunities.  Children will also be able to participate in  physical activities.

Successful applicants will receive:
* A $1,174.60 Segal AmeriCorps Education Award or a $125/mo summer end-of service stipend 
 * On-site orientation and training 
 * A living allowance to cover necessities during service 
 * Involvement in the AmeriCorps VISTA Alumni Network and eCommunity

If you're interested, keep in mind that time is running short. To apply (by Friday, May 4th), send a cover letter and resume to Meghann Dallin AND create a profile and application on MyAmericorps (  Once you have logged in, click on  the “Anti-Hunger and Opportunity Corps Summer Associate” listing to complete an application.

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