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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 support food security by offering access to fresh locally produced food products from 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 and urban farming on the Market site. 4) Cooking, community services and nutrition education when permitted by Covid 19.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

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 and vendor farmer needs. The member will help the Market address the needs through outreach, activities, capacity building and site improvements. They will collaborate with community and other site partners to develop customer feedback, food production and infrastructure. The member will gain experience in: marketing promotion, grant writing and fund development, as well as volunteer recruitment and management.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Hunger ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Health . 
Skills :
Teaching/Tutoring ,  Education ,  Leadership ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Public Health ,  Recruitment ,  Business/Entrepreneur . 
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ShareCorps- East Cleveland Farmers Market- Engagement

Program Start/End Date
06/07/2021  -   06/06/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO   Cleveland/ Akron  

Accepting Applications
From  03/01/2021  To  05/05/2021 

Contact Carrie Dennis
15000 Woodworth Rd
Cleveland   OH   44110
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 101622