Baylor University’s Texas Hunger Initiative is looking for individuals to be a part of our Hunger Free Communities Corps, get people to work together, and affect large-scale, positive change. See below for locations and to apply!
Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis once applications are received.
VISTA Leaders have successfully completed at least one year of VISTA service, or one full term of full-time service (serving 1,700 hours or more) with either AmeriCorps State and National or AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), or at least one traditional term of Peace Corps service. VISTA Leaders must also demonstrate exemplary skills and leadership in community service. AmeriCorps VISTA Leaders have demonstrated leadership ability to work constructively with community volunteers, supervisors, sponsoring organizations, and the low-income community. For more information on VISTA Leader visti: https://www.vistacampus.gov/chapter-10-americorps-vista-leaders And check back here for update!
"My year as a VISTA has changed my life more than any other experience thus far. During my VISTA year, I learned so much about where my passions lie and what my skills are, all while serving a community I cared deeply about. My VISTA experience was incredibly valuable when I applied for grad schools and when I had job interviews."—Wesley Gaddie, U.S. Department of Agriculture-School Meal Programs Policy Analyst
"I wanted to get real experience at a nonprofit, and the VISTA program allows an immersive experience where you can really learn to help others at the community level."—Riya Rahman, Youth Engagement Coordinator, No Kid Hungry
"Food is necessary for everyone. If you believe everyone deserves access to nutritious food then, you should join THI’s mission to create food equity for all Texans. THI stands firmly for this cause, is deliberate in its approach to leveling the field and committed to the long game. ”" —Wyonella Henderson-Greene, Coalition Coordinator, Texas Hunger Initiative - Dallas
AmeriCorps VISTA members of the Baylor University Hunger Free Communities Corps will work to bring people and organizations together to increase access to healthy food in communities across Texas. Job duties could include: