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Eco3.22 Urban Agriculture & Resilience VISTA (Eco3)
Join a nationally award-winning nonprofit organization as we innovate solutions and implement programs to decrease the economic, educational, environmental, and health disparities experienced by low-income members of our community. Ecolibrium3's mission is to lead and inspire change in our community toward an equitable and sustainable future. We accomplish this mission through four program areas including 1) Climate and Energy, 2) Food Systems, 3) Lincoln Park Resilience, and 4) Eco3 VISTA. We excel at using design-thinking to create effective and innovative programs and projects to address many of our community's most pressing challenges. Our awards include White House Champion of Change Honors for building resilient communities, EPA Climate Showcase Communities Seeds of Change Award, and Main Street America's Main Street Forward Award. The Eco3 VISTA is a 45-member program designed around the Community Resilience Framework emphasizing capacity building in the areas of health and wellness, climate, energy, education, aging, housing, economic development, disaster preparedness, and food access/sovereignty. Members serve at a variety of hosts sites, participate in the larger Eco3 VISTA cohort for valuable training and project assistance, and learn valuable skills while addressing poverty in Minnesota.
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Member Duties : Eco3 is managing a 2.5-acre urban farm site with 6,000 s.f. of high tunnel production area. The Eco3 Farm is located at Lake Superior College and will be undergoing its first full season of production in 2022. The member will work with stakeholders to 1) develop an urban farm management plan including planting schedule, regenerative agriculture approach, financial plan, and processing/distribution, 2) recruit and manage volunteers to ensure optimized production, 3) create and test food growing and nutrition education courses for delivery to low-income households experiencing health disparities, 4) liaise with nonprofit organizations interested in distributing food grown at the urban farm, 5) assist in the design and implementation of a food hub commercial kitchen, and 6) develop food growing spaces and programming that are accessible to individuals with limited mobility. Eco3 seeks a member that is self-motivated and works well with diverse individuals.
Program Benefits : Stipend ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Hunger ,  Health ,  Community Outreach ,  Elder Care ,  Education ,  Environment ,  Children/Youth ,  Entrepreneur/Business . 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Team Work ,  Environment ,  Public Speaking ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Community Organization ,  Urban Planning ,  Communications ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Public Health ,  Leadership ,  General Skills ,  Education ,  Architectural Planning ,  Trade/Construction . 
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Eco3.22 Urban Agriculture & Resilience VISTA (Eco3)

Program Start/End Date
08/15/2022  -   08/14/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  


Accepting Applications
From  06/01/2022  To  08/02/2022 

Contact Jodi Slick
2014 W 3rd St
Duluth   MN   55806

Listing ID 112247