Make a Difference...Join VISTA

posted Jan 29, 2013, 9:25 AM by BHC Staff   [ updated Jan 29, 2013, 4:56 PM by Julio Zaldivar ]

Now Accepting VISTA Applications

 APPLY by February 6th, 2013

Early Childhood Resource 
and Outreach Coordinator

Resource and referral, general support to parents and child care providers in Del Norte County.  Help recruit, engage and support family child care providers, including license-exempt families, friend and neighbor child care homes, to participate in trainings and community events that focus on the kindergarten readiness needs of young children and the Building Healthy Communities’ “Health Happens Here” initiative.  The member will collaborate with other local agencies, nonprofits and the VISTA team to promote health, nutrition, early childhood development, and parent support.

Community Food Systems Coordinator

VISTA will provide support and capacity building for local programs and citizen groups working to improve the food system for children and families in Del Norte County and Adjacent Tribal Lands. VISTA member projects will include: working to expand community gardens, promoting healthy/local foods, providing logistical support to the Community Food Council and the new mobile food demonstration kitchen, and helping to coordinate overall nutrition education efforts throughout the community.