Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center

August 3, 2016

Fuel Your Future AmeriCorps

Position title: Fuel Your Future AmeriCorps


Name of organization: United Way of King County




Position description:

Join a cohort of 20 members to end childhood hunger in high-need schools in King County. The nationally-recognized and innovative FYF program reduces hunger in King County by helping low-income families access existing school meals and federal resources.


AmeriCorps members serve in high-need schools to skyrocket breakfast participation by changing school culture and implementing national best practices like Breakfast After the Bell. Beyond breakfast, the Fuel Your Future program has ambitious goals of serving one million summer meals, teaching 2,500 students nutrition education, and serving afterschool super snacks to over 10,000 students.



Full time with living stipend of $1,195/month

•$5,730 education award to pay for college, graduate school, or to pay back qualified student loans, as well as loan deferment on qualified loans •Opportunities to work across teams and learn non-profit and federal systems •Chance to solve the community’s toughest challenges!


To apply, candidates MUST complete this form: (Please copy and past link into new web browser)


Time commitment: September 2016 – July 2017


Skill requirements:

•Cultural competency and experience working with diverse populations •Outgoing personality and strong presentation skills •People-oriented, with exceptional communication and relationship-building skills •Comprehensive understanding of systemic causes of poverty, racial inequities, homelessness and/or hunger •Proficiency in a second language is helpful


Start date: September 16, 2016


End date: July 31, 2017


Location: Seattle, WA 98104


How to apply:



Follow this link to our online portal where you will be asked to upload a thoughtful cover letter and resume detailing your experience and interest in this position.


Supervisor contact info:

Charlotte Gavell