Employment Opportunities

 Jobs, AmeriCorps Positions, Internships, & Volunteer Opportunities

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 immediately. 

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 esummerlee@rhnscny.org 

Learn more and apply.

 

Fruit & Vegetable Prescription VISTA

Position Description

The Fruit & Vegetable Prescription Program (FVRx) VISTA 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 Food and Health Network Director, health care providers, local food retailers, and program participants.

Service Details
  • One year full-time service commitment
  • VISTA Pre-Service Orientation: prior to service
  • VISTA term runs ONE FULL YEAR
Qualifications
  • An interest in, and commitment to, health and/or rural communities and people
  • Evidence of current and/or past volunteer service activities
  • Communication skills, including writing and verbal communication with clarity and accuracy
  • Self direction: Members must be self-directed and show evidence of their ability to work independently and efficiently
  • Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents, and they must have their high school diploma or GE
  • College Degree Preferred
Benefits
  • Living Allowance of $14,960 (pre-tax) provided during service
  • Education Award of $6,345 OR $1500 end of service stipend
  • Health coverage
  • Child care subsidy available for qualified members
  • College loan forbearance
  • Relocation funds (up to $550) and mileage reimbursement available

 

 

 

Volunteer

Looking for rewarding volunteer opportunities with a diverse regional food coalition? FaHN is seeking volunteers to help with farm to school, events, marketing, fund development, and more! If you’re interested in volunteering, please contact Erin Summerlee at esummerlee@rhnscny.org.

 

Fill Out Our Volunteer Interest Form!

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