AmeriCorps Host Sites

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Who are the 2019-2020 partner host sites? 
What are the partner host site benefits?
How to become a host site? 


 

Who are the 2019-2020 host site partner organizations? 

Local Fox Valley organizations were selected to serve as partner host sites for our Weight of the Fox Valley AmeriCorps Program. 
  • Riverview Gardens-Appleton, WI - SUMMER SERVICE TERM POSITION
    • Overview: Riverview Gardens Community Farming & Engagement Specialist will serve the mission and goals of Riverview Gardens, Weight of the Fox Valley and AmeriCorps. Under the guidance of the Director of Development Strategies, the Community Farming & Engagement Specialist will identify educational opportunities and develop wellness programs for program participants, youth, and community volunteers and support volunteer-based community farming initiatives at Riverview Gardens.
    • Click here to review the position description 
    • CURRENTLY RECRUITING FOR SUMMER SERVICE TERM
  • Calumet County Public Health-Chilton, WI 
    • Overview: Calumet County Public Health is looking for a full-time member who will  serve in Calumet County public schools, childcare centers, food pantries, and several community county programs to develop, support, and enhance educational and other opportunities by changing policy, systems, and/or environments. Developing and or supporting existing evidenced based or evidenced informed programs with research based information. To encourage strong partnerships and always being ready to listen to and adapt to collaborative ideas to further advance the U-CAN and WOTFV goal to empower Calumet County residents to build and embrace healthy lifestyles.
    • Click here to review the position description  
    • POSITION FILLED
  • Menasha Joint School District, Menasha, WI
    • OverviewMenasha Joint School district is looking for a half time member who will assist in the management and execution of all things related to the hydroponic farm, including growing new items and documenting data of successes and failures. Develop and implement strategies and activities for outreach to students, staff and community members to increase awareness of the locally grown products produced in the farm.  Work collaboratively with the food service program to integrate usage of farm products into menu cycles at all levels.
    • Click here to review the position description 
    • POSITION FILLED
  • Outagamie County Public Health-Appleton, WI
    • Overview: Outagamie County Public Health is looking for a full time member who will serve for one with Outagamie County Public Health Division. The educator will closely with schools, early care settings, and pantries to develop, implement, and evaluate countywide comprehensive nutrition and physical activity programs that promote and protect the health of the community.
    • Click here to review the position description 
    • POSITION FILLED 
  • SOAR Fox Cities-Appleton, WI
    • Overview: SOAR Fox Cities is looking for one full-time AmeriCorps member  to coordinate and implement health education programming focused on healthy weight, physical activity, and/or healthy eating habits for individuals with disabilities
    • Click here to review the position description
    • POSITION FILLED
  • United Way Fox Cities-Menasha, WI 
    • Overview: United Way Fox Cities is looking for a full-time AmeriCorps member to expand the reach in the Fox Valley related to healthy lifestyles in the early care, worksite, and community settings, through health education and increasing access to opportunities for healthy eating and physical activity.
    • Click here to review the position description  
    • POSITION FILLED 
  • UW-Oshkosh Head Start-Oshkosh, WI 
    • Overview: UW-Oshkosh Head Start is looking for a full-time AmeriCorps member who would provide health education to support our youngest learners (ages 3-5 years old) and their families. The member would be responsible for creating and delivering nutrition education through Farm to Early Care activities to Head Start students. Members will also create and share activities with staff, children and families to increase their level of physical activity outside and inside the classroom, and at home using the I Am Moving, I Am Learning curriculum.
    • Click here to review the position description
    • POSITION FILLED
  • Winnebago County Health Department-Oshkosh, WI
    • Overview: Winnebago County Health Department (WCHD) is seeking a full-time member to support residents in healthy eating, breastfeeding and being more physically active by improving community conditions, increasing access and encouraging behavior change. This includes implementing health education outreach, relationship building across sectors including worksites, colleges/schools/early care, and community, recruiting and managing volunteers, and supporting emerging and established coalitions, collaborations, and projects throughout the county.
    • Click here to review the position description
    • POSITION FILLED 

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What are the benefits of becoming a future partner?

  • Either a half time or full time member serves in your organization for a full calendar year
  • Increased capacity to meet your organization’s internal goals and programs to create a culture and environment that supports healthy choices
  • You recruit, interview, and select your own AmeriCorps member, who has a background or degree in: health and wellness, community health, health science, or related field
  • No HR hassle!! WOTFV administers the program, including  background checks, payroll, and benefits
  • For more information about host site benefits, please review our Host Site Informational Handout.

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How do organizations become a partner host site?

Interested organizations participate in a competitive application process. The host site application process has closed for the 2019-2020 service year. The application process for the 2020-2021 service year will reopen in the Spring of 2020.

If you're interested in learning about how to become a partner host site, please contact Amanda Ross, AmeriCorps Program Manager: 920-735-5479 or email.

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