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2021-2022 AmeriCorps Food Educator

Actively Recruiting

Openings

16 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 23, 2021 - August 12, 2022

Application Window

March 17, 2021 - May 15, 2021

Locations

  • Whatcom County, WA
  • Bellingham, WA

Contact Information

Margo Heffron
hr@commonthreadsfarm.org

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AmeriCorps Food Educator

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Listing Details

Description

All AmeriCorps Food Educators lead garden and cooking based education in our partner schools. Each member of the team also takes a lead role in some aspect of our programming.

For full job description and application, please see our website. APPLY HERE: https://commonthreadsfarm.org/get-involved/americorps/

All AmeriCorps Food Educators lead garden and cooking based education in our partner schools. Each member of the team also takes a lead role in some aspect of our programming.

For full job description and application, please see our website. APPLY HERE: https://commonthreadsfarm.org/get-involved/americorps/

Living Allowance

$1416 - $1416 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

Basic Food Benefits eligibility Opportunity to learn and grow in the company of other passionate service members Federal Holidays excluding Martin Luther King Jr Day (additional time off approved on a case-by-case basis) Professional development including but not limited to: Education – teaching and adapting lessons based on Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), outdoor classroom management, culturally relevant and trauma-informed teaching practices, mindfulness for resilient educators Farming & Gardening– winterization, crop succession and rotation, drip irrigation, soil and compost stewardship, pruning, seeding and starts Equity – brave spaces, “racial equity deep dive,” food justice Professional skills – communication styles, conflict resolution, constructivist listening, resume and cover letter writing, meeting facilitation, story-telling and virtual content creation

Education Requirements

Less than High School Completed

Desired Languages

English, Russian, Spanish

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

17 - 100

Service Details

Focus Areas

Education & Youth, Environment, Health & Nutrition

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural, Suburban, Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Early Childhood Program, Elementary School, Middle School, School-based Nonprofit

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Margo Heffron
hr@commonthreadsfarm.org

Hosted By

Position Details

AmeriCorps Food Educator

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