Elkhart, Indiana

Seed to Feed Assistant

Church Community Services -- Elkhart, Indiana

1- or 2-year term
Ages 20+
Mennonite Voluntary Service

 

 

AGENCY SUMMARY

Church Community Services is a multi-faceted agency potentially offering a number of opportunities for an MVS candidate. CCS is a:

  • food pantry with an on-site fruit and produce growing operation called Seed-to-Feed that coordinates food production with 20 other gardens in providing fresh produce to families
  • provider of emergency financial services to help people with items such as rent, utility bills and prescriptions
  • operator of a 20-week women's empowerment program called Soup of Success that includes a manufacturing operation and a retail outlet
  • administrator of marketing, social media, accounting and fund raising activities


We look for candidates who are willing to share their own experiences and knowledge with us and either want to learn something new or want to expand their knowledge about a subject that stirs their passions.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Seed-to-Feed Assistant: This role will include a wide variety of responsibilities such as helping the program coordinator to oversee the 20 community gardens, supervising volunteers, assisting the pantry and warehouse during harvest season, assisting with instructing of the summer interns, helping with the planning of gardens and interacting with vendors.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Commitment to the faith based mission of Church Community Services of service to our community
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Self-motivated, self-starter
  • Enjoys working in groups
  • Ability to take ownership of projects and see them through to completion
  • Experienced with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint    


 Program info

 

 

Mennonite Voluntary ServiceMennonite Voluntary Service<p>​<strong class="ms-rteFontSize-4">Serve in community</strong><br></p><p>Join an intentional community with peers, serve with a local nonprofit, and plug into your neighborhood and local congregation</p><p>MVS <span><span>is a program of Mennonite Mission Network.</span></span><br> </p>

 Program site

 

 

https://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/Mennonite Voluntary Service, https://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/Mennonite Voluntary Servicehttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/Mennonite Voluntary Service, https://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/Mennonite Voluntary Service

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