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Farm and Garden Associate AND Food Access Associate - Americorps@VISTA at Interfaith Sustainable Food Collaborative, A Project of Multiplier - 13958

Job Title: 
Farm and Garden Associate AND Food Access Associate - Americorps@VISTA
Interfaith Sustainable Food Collaborative, A Project of Multiplier
101 Morris Street, Ste. 212 Interfaith Sustainable Food Collaborative, A Project of Multiplier
95472 SEBASTOPOL , CA ,
US
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

Great opportunity for recent college graduates to develop skills in: grant writing, program development; community outreach, and evaluation. The Interfaith Food offers VISTA's the opportunity to build sustainable food systems by working with the faith community. The VISTA’s will serve as part of a small team including up to 2 VISTA’s focusing on helping low-income people in Sonoma, Marin, Alameda San Francisco and Contra Costa counties access healthy local food. Each position will have a different primary focus: community gardens and farms; and marketing relationships with faith-through CSA (Community Supported Agriculture), produce stands and institutional procurement. The VISTA’s work in a dynamic, fluid environment within a 9 year old organization.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

The full-time position is for 1 year beginning December, 2021 and will be based in Sebastopol, California. Serving as a VISTA is a full-time commitment. Some local travel for night and weekend meetings will be required. Compensation includes a stipend from the Corporation for National Service of approximately $1580.00 per month as well as basic medical insurance and a childcare allowance. VISTA’s receive an approx. $6,000 educational award upon successful completion of service and a student loan deferment.

Education & Experience: 

The best candidates will have a familiarity with community organizing, sustainable food systems and/or faith community work. Spanish language skills are highly desirable. Experience with cross-cultural relationship building and social networking platforms is a plus. Strong oral and written communication skills are key. A B.A. degree or above is required.

Application Instructions: 

Interested individuals should contact Steve Schwartz or 707 634-4672 and may send a resume to at Steve@interfaithfood.org. This is a competitive position, interviews are scheduled beginning 11/5/21. Positions start as early as Dec., 2021 and will be open until filled. Apply on line through the Corporation for National Service at: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=1...

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