The Farm at VYCC offers unique opportunities in food, farm, and education at the historic headquarters of the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps. Both farm management and programmatic support positions available for people who want to farm and work at the junction of public health, youth development, and sustainable agriculture. Qualified candidates will possess: a strong work ethic, an insatiable appetite to teach and learn, and the ability to lead youth in a food and farm setting. Those considering this yearlong position must be prepared to make this program their primary focus.
Real Food Farm is a program of Civic Works, a non-profit urban farm in Baltimore City whose mission is to build a future for Baltimore’s youth through community service and skills development. Real Food Farm works toward a just and sustainable food system by improving neighborhood access to healthy food, providing experience-based education, and developing an economically viable, environmentally responsible local agriculture sector. Real Food Farm is a production-focused farm that strives to offer high-quality education programs that grow leaders and healthy eaters!
Penn State Extension Horticulture Position: Bucks County, PA
Please spread the word. Penn State Extension is hiring an Extension Educator as part of the horticulture team based in Bucks County. For 100 years, Pennsylvanians have relied on Penn State Extension for up-to-date information.
This is a great opportunity to serve producers as a county based educator but as part of a state-wide team. The team works together to provide research based information through workshops, research, newsletters and consultations.
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND EXTENSION COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Title: Associate Agent
Functional Title: FSNE Nutrition Educator—Baltimore County/City and Harford County Position Number: 117541 Category Status: Faculty, Non-Tenured, Continuing Contract
Unit: AGNR-UME-Family and Consumer Sciences
Position Summary/Purpose of Position:
Andrew H. Wilson Charter School is seeking applications for two Garden and Food Education Coordinators through Louisiana Delta Service Corps. The initial application deadline has passed, but we are still accepting applications (the sooner you turn in your application, the better!). The service term starts September 1st.
Both listings are through the YWCA of Central Alabama, http://www.ywcabham.org/americorps
Norwood Resource Center AmeriCorps Program Position Description
Position: AmeriCorps Member / Norwood Learning Gardens
Responsible to: NRC Executive Director
Basic Function: Provide coordination and volunteer support for the Norwood
Help bring health and wellness to NYC kids in underserved schools
CONFLUENCE AMERICORPS PROGRAM
Providing leadership and professional experiences to AmeriCorps members by
partnering with local organizations that address critical, environmental needs
in low-income communities and communities of color.
Garden Education Coordinator
ABOUT NEW HAVEN FARMS: New Haven Farms’ nonprofit charitable mission is to promote health and community development through urban agriculture. We transform vacant, contaminated urban land into urban farms where we grow organic vegetables, fruits, and flowers. Our highly skilled Farm Manager and 45-strong volunteer corps cultivate 8 urban farms, and our harvest is made accessible to low-income families who struggle with diet-related chronic diseases and food insecurity.