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Programs Assistant
 
 
 
City Slicker Farms increases wellness and builds community through equitable access to healthy food, thriving gardens, and urban green spaces. Based in West Oakland, we partner with low and fixed income communities, communities of color, youth, and elders throughout Alameda County to create a more just and equitable food system. The Programs Assistant will support our current programs and also help research and develop our youth programming. This person will help identify and support volunteer engagement in our Backyard Garden and Farm to Fridge programs, including recruitment, management and documentation. The Programs Assistant will also meet regularly with our Community Council to get feedback on CSF programming and help increase community engagement in our programs. This role will work with staff to review our previous youth programming along with best practices in the fields of food justice education, environmental justice education, youth development, and workforce development to make recommendations for current field trip curriculum and future youth programming. They will research, identify and apply to relevant funding opportunities and help connect CSF with funders and officials to support long-term program sustainability.
 
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Member Duties : *Review current uses of volunteers in our Backyard Gardens and Farm to Fridge program and make recommendations for ways volunteers can increase capacity *Oversee the new volunteer opportunities, including recruiting, managing and documenting in volunteer manual the new tasks and responsibilities *Work with the Farm & Park and Communications VISTAS to strengthen our volunteer program so that it meets programmatic and youth needs *Review current CSF field trip curriculum and Youth Crew program components * Analyze the relevant fields and make recommendations for future youth programming at CSF *Help fundraise and identify long-term funding opportunities and partnerships *Work with staff and the Community Council to better integrate and institutionalize community and participant feedback into our organization *Get feedback and share updates with our community on the development of the youth program
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Stipend ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Health ,  Environment ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Youth Development ,  Education ,  Recruitment ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Programs Assistant

Program Start/End Date
12/06/2021  -   12/05/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations CALIFORNIA   San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  09/22/2021  To  11/01/2021 

Contact Kelly ErnstFriedman
2847 Peralta St
Oakland   CA   94608
510-762-4241
kelly@cityslickerfarms.org
www.cityslickerfarms.org

Listing ID 107200


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