Listing

6 Month

Actively Recruiting

Openings

3 currently recruiting

Service Dates

May 1, 2018 - November 1, 2018

Application Window

January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018

Location

  • Wheeling, WV

Contact Information

Susan Barbour
(304) 233-4769
susanbarbour@growov.org

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AmeriCorps Local Food Systems

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Description

A food system encompasses the path food travels from farm to fork. It includes growing, harvesting, processing, distributing, marketing and disposing of food. Improve social justice in Rustbelt Appalachia by joining Grow Ohio Valley’s efforts to improve local food systems. Candidates should have demonstrated interests in social justice, urban agriculture, education, and/or food systems work, with a desire to reduce poverty, a passion for service, and readiness to work with their hands. Members will integrate into GOV’s core operations in food justice and local food access, as well as facilitate garden-based learning in schools and communities. GOV is searching for exceptional candidates to fill these key roles.

A food system encompasses the path food travels from farm to fork. It includes growing, harvesting, processing, distributing, marketing and disposing of food. Improve social justice in Rustbelt Appalachia by joining Grow Ohio Valley’s efforts to improve local food systems. Candidates should have demonstrated interests in social justice, urban agriculture, education, and/or food systems work, with a desire to reduce poverty, a passion for service, and readiness to work with their hands. Members will integrate into GOV’s core operations in food justice and local food access, as well as facilitate garden-based learning in schools and communities. GOV is searching for exceptional candidates to fill these key roles. Read More

Living Allowance

$1044 - $1044 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

● A modest living allowance of $6,265 ● An educational award ● Possible forbearance of qualified student loans ● Vacation and personal days ● Childcare benefits for qualified individuals ● Seasonal food contributions ● Low cost housing available

Education Requirements

GED

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Economic Security, Education & Youth, Environment, Health & Nutrition

Weekly Hours

35

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Susan Barbour
(304) 233-4769
susanbarbour@growov.org

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