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SCORE-Sustainable Food and Farming Intern
SCORE is a team-based AmeriCorps program. The twelve AmeriCorps State members will be administered by the SCCAA SCORE AmeriCorps Team Project Supervisor and will be placed at one of several community organizations. Members will carry out program requirements for the [Host Site] and SCORE AmeriCorps Team including required training, member development, reporting and data collection and team service projects. Dual supervision of AmeriCorps State members will be carried out by the Site Supervisor at the host site, and by the Project Supervisor of the SCORE AmeriCorps Team. All duties will be fulfilled in a timely and professional manner. Members are required to average a minimum of 40 hours per week, and to accrue a minimum of 1700 hours over the course of their term of service. Additionally, the SCORE AmeriCorps Team is committed to fostering understanding, communication and respect among all people involved in the organization, including people of different races, religions, ages, genders, political affiliation, ethnic and cultural backgrounds, national origins, sexual preferences or orientations, medical conditions or disabilities, and marital, veteran or family statuses. We believe we should capitalize on the strengths emanating from these differences.
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Member Duties : Viva Farms seeks to develop a comprehensive Post-Harvest Fresh Produce Management program. The AmeriCorps member will: 1) Provide farmers farm-classroom and field training on harvest and post-harvest practices including washing, sorting, processing, packing, storage, transport, pricing, sales, invoicing, and billing 2) Assist ESL farmers with packing orders and invoices 3) Assist farmers in organizing collaborative distribution 4) Assist farmers in distributing discounted and donated product to local food banks and non-profits 5) Assist farmers in working with volunteer gleaners 6) Develop pre- and post-program self-evaluation tools to help farmers assess and set goals for their on-going mastery of Post-Harvest practices 7) Help farmers maintain up-to-date produce availability and price list for retail, wholesale, food bank/NGO, and CSA markets 8) Organize volunteer teams from local food banks to harvest food destined for food banks.
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance . 
Terms :
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Education ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Hunger . 
Skills :
Trade/Construction ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  General Skills . 
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SCORE-Sustainable Food and Farming Intern

Program Start/End Date
10/01/2011  -   08/15/2012

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations WASHINGTON  


Accepting Applications
From  07/06/2011  To  10/15/2011 

Contact Jennifer Rice
330 Pacific Place
Mount Vernon   WA   98273

Listing ID 41922