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Little Priest Tribal College: Growing Native Agriculture
 
 
 
The Growing Native American Agriculture Outreach Program will involve developing, implementing, evaluating, and reporting on agriculture-related educational programs and events. The main goals are to engage local gardeners, entrepreneurs, and community members in community gardening activities and to connect local farmers and ranchers to a collection of technical assistance resources. As a VISTA member within the American Indian Higher Education Consortium, the VISTA member will be part of a cohort of members in Tribal organizations across the country working on similar projects. For more information about our VISTA network, visit https://aihecvistaproject.wixsite.com/aihec
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA member will 1) work with partners to build a training program for community gardeners, farmers, and entrepreneurs, and 2) develop a youth agriculture curriculum. In collaboration with community partners and agencies, the member will develop a plan to engage local farmers and ranchers in agricultural technical assistance programming. The VISTA will be involved in each step of the process, from planning to recruiting participants and evaluating results. Through partnerships, conferences, and workshops, this position will offer valuable professional development opportunities. Strong candidates will have a background in agriculture or a related field and demonstrate genuine interest in sustainable lifestyles. Knowledge and experience in delivering and evaluating culturally relevant, non-formal education programs is a plus.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Environment ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Tribal . 
 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Environment ,  Writing/Editing ,  Youth Development ,  Education ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Leadership ,  Urban Planning ,  General Skills ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Little Priest Tribal College: Growing Native Agriculture

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEBRASKA  

Accepting Applications
From  05/13/2021  To  05/13/2022 

Contact John Phillips
121 Oronoco St
Alexandria   VA   22314
7063104199
vista@aihec.org

Listing ID 104036


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