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Food Access Coordinator

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

May 20, 2019 - October 26, 2019

Application Window

October 31, 2018 - June 15, 2019

Location

  • Wheeling, WV

Contact Information

Danny Swan
(304) 233-4769
service@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.

The member selected for this program will focus on improving food access to the community through outreach and education related to SNAP and SFMNP. The member will create programming and special events for Mobile Market stops and CSA distributions; help staff at the Mobile Market with community outreach, and will also help with CSA/FARMacy distributions, activities, and education.

This program begins late May or early June and typically wraps up in late October.

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.

The member selected for this program will focus on improving food access to the community through outreach and education related to SNAP and SFMNP. The member will create programming and special events for Mobile Market stops and CSA distributions; help staff at the Mobile Market with community outreach, and will also help with CSA/FARMacy distributions, activities, and education.

This program begins late May or early June and typically wraps up in late October.
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Living Allowance

$1114 - $1114 monthly

Benefits

Education award upon successful completion of service, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

Delicious locally grown food, low cost group housing available

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Comfort using computers
Ability to speak to small groups in public
Ability and willingness to work with adults and youth with disabilities

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

40

Location Type

Suburban, 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

Danny Swan
(304) 233-4769
service@growov.org

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AmeriCorps Local Food Systems

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