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ShareCorps- East Cleveland Farmers Market- Engagement
 
 
 
The East Cleveland Farmers Market Preservation Society operates the Coit Road Farmers’ Market with a mission to provide access to affordable, locally grown farm fresh products to the residents of Greater Cleveland. The Market is operated by volunteers, local farmers and entrepreneurs and is the only farmers’ markets selling fresh, nutritious foods and home-produced goods in the East Cleveland community. The Market supports food security by offering access to fresh locally produced food products for all income levels and by educating consumers on the relationship between food and health outcomes. The major programs include: 1) Management of incentive programs for SNAP and coupon programs for other lower income customers. 2) Low vendor rents to encourage lower income urban farmers and other producers to sell at the Market. 3) Support of growing space at no cost to community gardeners, learning gardens, a food forest and urban farming on the 4-acre Market site. 4) Expanded food access initiatives, cooking classes and nutrition education to address community health.
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA member will develop and implement plans to engage low-income customers to gain access to fresh local food at the Coit Road Farmers' Market. This will include learning about customer, community, and vendor needs. The member will work with the Market to address these needs through outreach, activities, capacity building, and site improvements. They will collaborate with community and other site partners to develop customer loyalty, food production, and needed infrastructure. The member will work with marketing and social media, apply for grants, and recruit and supervise volunteers.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Health ,  Education ,  Hunger ,  Children/Youth ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Public Speaking ,  Communications ,  Writing/Editing ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Recruitment ,  Community Organization ,  Public Health ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Education ,  Leadership ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
ShareCorps- East Cleveland Farmers Market- Engagement

Program Start/End Date
10/24/2022  -   10/23/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO   Cleveland/ Akron  

Accepting Applications
From  03/01/2022  To  09/23/2022 

Contact Carrie Dennis
15000 Woodworth Rd
Cleveland   OH   44110
6142214336
cdennis@ohiofoodbanks.org

Listing ID 101622


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