Aleisha Tunstall is the Grant Research and Development VISTA at Our Daily Bread (ODB). ODB is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit community soup kitchen located in Denton, TX, that provides nutritious meals, special services and referrals for other services to those in need. Currently, Aleisha is working under the direction of the Executive Administrator to create a Volunteer Council for Our Daily Bread. Aleisha is outlining the roles of the Volunteer Council and its mission. The Volunteer Council is estimated to begin serving at ODB around September of 2017. The purpose of the Volunteer Council is to take the place of the Volunteer Coordinator position and take over volunteer communications, recognition, and database duties.
May 22 – July 14 2017
July 3 – Aug 25 2017
City of Denton Summer Camp Program Summer Associate VISTAs will assist with daily summer camp operations including the administration of the free summer food program to campers. Summer Associates will supervise campers in weekly themed activities and fieldtrips to facilitate a safe learning environment. Travel for job related activities include driving campers in passenger vans to and from fieldtrips and camp related work errands as necessary. The City of Denton will provide training and development for the Summer Associates. Summer Associates will attend a summer camp orientation with City staff. If needed the Summer Associates will also be trained in First Aid and CPR as well as defensive driving and van driving safety.
June 1 – Aug. 9, 2017
Summer Associate VISTAs will help provide nutritious lunches to low-income children through the City of Denton’s Summer Food Program. Major duties include packaging of lunches, loading cargo vans, serving meals to children at 28 designated sites/locations, and maintaining proper records for the Summer Food Program. The Summer Associates will also help with the set up and tear down of summer camp program activities. The City of Denton will provide training and development for the Summer Associates. Summer Associates will attend a summer food service orientation, as well as, direct on-site training with City staff. If needed, the Summer Associates will be trained in First Aid and CPR as well as defensive driving and van driving safety.