Member Opportunity Listings
GPFB Impact Member
Great Plains Food Bank
Part-time | 900 Hours |
Through the Community Builder Program, the Great Plains Food Bank Impact Member supports the community initiatives work of the Ending Hunger 2.0 department. These efforts include capacity building and cultural foods initiatives. With their values of passion, service and innovation at the forefront, this position will advance the mission of Great Plains Food Bank to end hunger together and their vision of a hunger-free North Dakota and Clay County, Minnesota. Essential Duties include: A) Project Coordination by supporting efforts to assess community need with the goal of uncovering opportunities to address short and long term issues related to hunger and its root causes; assisting in the design and execution of new community-based solutions; and participating in the evaluation of project(s) for effectiveness, impact, scalability and sustainability. B) Community Engagement by contributing to building and supporting relationships in community across the Great Plains Food Bank service area. The member will participate in community activities, events and meetings; assist in educating communities and persons through presentations and speaking events; and support the implementation of cultural foods initiatives.
The Great Plains Food Bank is the largest hunger-relief organization in North Dakota & serves as its only food bank. We strive to end hunger through community partnerships and partner agency network.
Research and Training VISTA
Great Plains Food Bank
Through the Community Builder Program, the Great Plains Food Bank Research and Training VISTA serves a critical role in the sustainability of individuals and families all across ND and western MN. Essential duties include assisting with the implementation of a client database software system; assisting in development of training materials, training partner agencies; assisting partner agencies in distributions of materials; and helping facilitate intake at Mobile Food Pantry distributions. The VISTA assists with to organizational research by supporting survey design; implementation of client surveys; assists in data analysis and writing of reports; and ensures accuracy of data entry.
The Great Plains Food Bank is the largest hunger-relief organization in North Dakota & serves as its only food bank. They strive to end hunger through community partnerships and partner agency network.
Communications & Outreach Coordinator
SBPC | New Town Chamber
Part-time | 450 Hours |
Through the Community Builder Program, the member will serve Souris Basin Planning Council as a Communications & Outreach Coordinator at our project host site, the New Town Chamber. Duties include establishing a system for recruiting, onboarding, and retaining volunteers; developing community support and members; coordinating committee meetings and activities; enhancing member communications through social media content development, e-newsletters, and member visits. They will also be responsible for coordinating member communication for events and community activities; attend and participate in Board of Directors, committee, and membership meetings as needed; coordinate activities with regional stakeholders.
The New Town Chamber is a voluntary organization comprised of area businesses. The purpose of the Chamber is to promote economic development and increase tourism in New Town.
Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator VISTA
Best Friends Mentoring Program
Through the Community Builder Program, the Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator VISTA will assist with development of Best Friend’s Mentoring Program community presence and long-term relationships with volunteers, donors, supporter, and community partnerships. Specific activities will include brainstorming new ways to generate volunteers and donors, assisting with volunteer and donor retention, conduct in-person visits to share program information, sharing information via telephone or email with interested parties, tabling at community events, creating social media posts, transitioning our website, and with the assistance of the executive director developing a diverse and inclusive marketing plan for volunteer and donor retention.
Benefits include: living stipend, housing stipend, optional healthcare coverage, relocation assistance, and an education award.
Guiding the Western Wellness Foundation Inc. and the Best Friends Mentoring Program (BFMP) is the goal to make a positive difference in the lives of children and families, one at a time.