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ShareCorps- The Foodbank- Summer Urban Garden Associate
 
 
 
Work with fun-loving team that values creativity and ingenuity! The Foodbank is passionate about relieving hunger in the community through innovation, unwavering commitment, hard work, and a desire to have fun along the way. Together, we distribute more than 16 million pounds of each year and operate critically important programs in and around Dayton area. The Foodbank operates an unique urban garden, including 40 raised beds and a recently added greenhouse in order to increase locally grown produce to feed those in need. The addition of an innovative composting facility helps reduce food waste while increasing higher yields in the garden.
 
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Member Duties : Help feed our local community by working in our urban garden. Working with our knowledgeable and dedicated team you will learn and put to practice all aspects of urban gardening, including: planting, growing, maintaining, and harvesting produce grown in raised bed gardens and the greenhouse, as well as working with our compost facility. Your efforts this summer would assist with: improving food insecurity, increasing access to fresh produce, enhancing dietary habits as a result of increased fresh fruits and vegetable in-take, reducing organic waste, lowering carbon footprint, and promoting higher yields of urban crops as a result of composting. No prior gardening experience is required.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance . 
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Hunger . 
 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
ShareCorps- The Foodbank- Summer Urban Garden Associate

Program Start/End Date
06/07/2021  -   08/15/2021

Work Schedule Summer

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO  

Accepting Applications
From  03/01/2021  To  05/09/2021 

Contact Maureen Allen
56 Armor Pl
Dayton   OH   45417
6142214336
mallen@ohiofoodbanks.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 101625


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