Jobs, AmeriCorps Positions, & Internships
Farm to School Coordinator
General Duties and Responsibilities: The Farm to School Coordinator will play a key role supporting the growth and sustainability of farm to school programs in a multi-county region through direct implementation and technical assistance. The Coordinator will work closely with school and community stakeholders to increase local purchasing and access to healthy school meals, support regional farm and food system development, and enhance learning opportunities for students and the community. This position will take approximately one year to master.
The Coordinator will support the full range of farm to school programming, from farm and food business outreach and training through interactive learning opportunities for students. The Coordinator will also assist with broad program coordination, partnership development, program evaluation, and reporting.
Position is based in Binghamton, NY but is primarily remote due to COVID-19. Position requires a valid NYS Driver’s license. Some travel, primarily in Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Otsego, Tioga and Tompkins Counties (with reimbursement for mileage) is required for this position.
This position is full time, 40hrs/week, hourly, non-exempt with benefits. Annual compensation is $35,000 – $37,000 based on experience and qualifications.
Click here to complete the online form, including a cover letter, resume, and list of references by December 1st.
Fruit & Vegetable Prescription Program AmeriCorps VISTA
The Fruit & Vegetable Prescription Program (FVRx) VISTA member will provide support for the implementation, evaluation, and expansion of a growing regional produce prescription program and other Food is Medicine initiatives. The FVRx VISTA will expand the capacity and impact of the program through coordination, communication, access to resources, and resource development. The VISTA will work closely with the FaHN Director, health care providers, local food retailers, and program participants.
Join the Farm to School Corps!
The Rural Health Network of South Central New York is recruiting for AmeriCorps members to join our Farm to School Corps!
The Farm to School AmeriCorps program is part of our collaborative Farm to School work with partners located throughout South Central New York. Farm to School Corps members will work as part of an expanding regional team to develop, implement, grow, and evaluate programs to bring healthy, local food to students. Members will work with staff, students, parents, farms, and community partners to increase capacity for hands-on learning, local procurement, and creating a school-wide culture of health. Positions are 1200 hours, schedules and start dates are flexible but can begin as early as September.
Members will collaborate with one another on projects and events, and participate in training, professional development, and networking opportunities as a team. Learn more by contacting Erin Summerlee, Director of the Food and Health Network at email@example.com