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an application - Partners for a Hunger
Hunger-Free Leadership Institute – Application Form
Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon’s Hunger-Free Leadership Institute an eight-month
training program that works to end hunger in Oregon by building, strengthening, and supporting
community leaders! Participants will:
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Learn about hunger in Oregon
Build stronger relationships in their community
Develop their personal narrative to move others to action
Engage with the Oregon Legislature through political advocacy
Have opportunities to network with anti-hunger professionals
We are looking for three people (ages 16+) based in Ontario, OR area (Nyssa, Vale, et al) and
nine from the Portland metro area who are good at building relationships, interested in learning
new things, and passionate about ending hunger
in their community and in Oregon.
Ideal H-FLI members will be problem-solvers
who like to bring people together, are interested
in sharing information with their neighbors,
curious, friendly, and want to make their
community better. We are actively seeking the
leadership of experts in lived experience of
hunger or poverty whose voices are
underrepresented in the anti-hunger movement.
We’re looking for folks from all walks of life!
This year’s program will take place October 15,
2017 through May 19, 2018. Participants should
expect to spend on average 24 hours a month in
program activities and trainings, and commit to
attending all trainings. Trainings, webinars, and
assignments will be offered in English.
Trainings will take place on:
Sunday, October 15, 9:00am - Monday, October 16, 12:00pm
Friday, December 1, 1:00 pm - Saturday, December 2, 2017, 5:00 pm
Sunday, February 4, 2018, 12:00pm - Monday, February 5, 5:00pm
Friday, May 18, 1:00 pm - Saturday, May 19, 2017, 5:00 pm
Compensation and Accessibility:
● Stipends of up to $1,000 will be available to all Fellows at a self-reported incomebased sliding scale. Fellows may also be reimbursed for program-related costs such as
having coffee with a neighbor or hosting a community meeting.
● Fellows in Ontario, OR will be provided with meals at trainings, transportation to/from
trainings (most often in Portland), and lodging during trainings.
● Fellows in the Portland Metro: Meals and childcare will be provided at all Portland-based
trainings. For any trainings outside the Portland metro, Fellow will be provided with
transportation and lodging.
Applications are due on August 11, 2017.
Applicant Information
Full
Name:
Date:
Last
First
M.I.
Pronouns: ___________________ (Example: She/Her/Hers or They/Them/Theirs)
Visit https://oregonhunger.org/pronouns-policy to learn more about why PHFO asks for your pronouns.
Address:
Street Address
Apartment/Unit #
City
Phone:
State
Email
ZIP Code
How did
you hear
about
PHFO?
Share Your Story
Please tell us your story in one to three pages (300-900 words), and how it connects to
your wish to participate in the Hunger-Free Leadership Institute.
Your story could include responses to the following prompts:
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Tell us a story from your life about why ending hunger, or increasing people’s access to
food, is important to you.
What is your identity, in terms of class, race, gender, sexuality, ability, etc.? How does
your identity connect to your desire to be in the Hunger-Free Leadership Institute?
What does ending hunger mean to you?
What of PHFO’s work interests you most? (see our website at oregonhunger.org)
Do you have an achievement of which you are particularly proud, be it a project, a
training, a foray into advocacy, a garden, a doghouse, a hike?
What are the abilities and traits that you feel set you apart from other applicants?
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Skills and Experience
1. Please list here any volunteer, work, community, personal, or educational
experience that may be relevant to your ability to succeed in the Hunger Free
Leadership Institute. Or, if you wish, you can attach a resume instead.
Include in your description:
1) A brief account of what you did;
2) Where you had the experience (the name of the institution, entity, or organization where
you worked, studied, or volunteered);
3) When you were active there (month and year); and
4) The name and contact information of someone who can verify your involvement (for
volunteer and work experiences only).
Examples:
“I attended high school at David Douglas High School in Portland Oregon. Although I didn’t
graduate at the time, I went back and earned my G.E.D. in 2009.”
“I volunteered at the Northeast Food Pantry once a month from January 2012 – April 2014.
While I was there, I began by packing boxes and organizing produce, but by the time I ended
my time with them, I was supervising and advising other volunteers. My supervisor was Jane
Doe, who can be reached at (111) 222-3333.”
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2.
Use the section below to describe any skills and or experiences that you feel
would make you a good Hunger-Free Leadership Institute Fellow. Examples: your
interests and hobbies, graphic design, experience with hunger or poverty, fluency
in languages other than English, HTML code, other unique experiences or talents:
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References
Please list two references that we can contact. You can list anyone except a family member.
They should be able to speak to your potential, your leadership skills, and your strengths.
Full Name:
Relationship to
you:
Email:
Phone:
City, State:
Full Name:
Relationship to
you:
Email:
Phone:
City, State :
Home Team Preference
Fellows will be placed in a “Home Team” for the duration of the Institute. Home teams will
be guided by one HFLI volunteer or PHFO staff person with expertise in one of four topic areas:
Advocacy and Engagement in Rural Oregon, Child Hunger Prevention, SNAP Policy, and
Health Equity and Hunger. Fellows within that topic area will receive additional, specialized
training on that topic, but will have flexibility in learning about or focusing on the other topics
listed here.
Rank your interest in these issue topics from 1-4 (1=most interested, 4=least interested) to help
us determine your Home Team. Additional conversation about Home Teams and focus areas
will take place during the interview stage.
____ Advocacy and Engagement in Rural Oregon - based in Eastern Oregon area
____ Child Hunger Prevention - based in Portland
____ Health Equity and Hunger - based at OHSU Richmond Clinic in Portland
____ SNAP (food stamps) Policy - based in Portland
Disclaimer and Signature
By filling out and submitting this application, I commit to dedicating an average of 24 hours a
month the PHFO’s Hunger-Free Leadership Institute October 2017 - May 2018. I also commit to
attending all four training sessions.
I certify that my answers are true and complete to the best of my knowledge.
Signature:
Date:
If you need assistance with this application or have any questions prior to applying, please call
(503) 595-5501 x305 or email [email protected]
Email completed applications and essays as attachments to [email protected], or mail /
deliver printed application materials to PHFO, Attn: Alison Killeen, 712 SE Hawthorne Blvd,
Suite 202, Portland OR 97202. An online application form can also be found at
oregonhunger.org/HFLI. This application form is due on August 11, 2017.

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