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21-22 Clark County Food Bank Farming & Gleaning Assoc.
 
 
 
The mission of the Clark County Food Bank is to "alleviate hunger and its root causes." This position directly aims to address our mission by supporting our Farming and Gleaning program. This program is used to increase community involvement through volunteer participation, procure fruits and vegetable through farming and gleaning, and partner with local farmer's markets for donations. The goal of this program is to increase the amount of fresh produce available for our 43 partner agencies across Clark County, Washington. There are 9 AmeriCorps positions available with Clark County Food Bank. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and positions are open until filled. Please see the listings for the Nutrition Educator and Food Distribution Associate positions if interested in other opportunities with Clark County Food Bank.
 
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Member Duties : The Farming & Gleaning Associate serves with other AmeriCorps member & program manager to build on previous farming & gleaning efforts. The member helps recruit, train, & support volunteers, connect local families that have excess fruit & vegetables to gleaning services for collection, and expand our famer’s market donation program by connecting with local merchants & collecting donated food. Primary Duties: Develop & grow farm partnerships; recruit, train, communicate with volunteers; plan the farming volunteers events including working on a team to plan farm season; serve in tandem with Director of Programs to develop strategic planning, success of farming & gleaning programs & sustainability. Secondary Duties Include: Flexibility to serve after 5pm & occasional weekends; attend regular staff meetings; attend community meetings related to public health; attend necessary trainings; assist with organization-wide events; complete quarterly reports & maintaining consistent reporting.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Stipend ,  Training . 
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Hunger . 
 
Skills :
Non-Profit Management ,  Recruitment ,  Public Speaking ,  Social Services ,  Team Work ,  Communications ,  Public Health ,  Youth Development ,  Leadership ,  Environment ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
21-22 Clark County Food Bank Farming & Gleaning Assoc.

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2021  -   07/15/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations WASHINGTON  

Accepting Applications
From  04/27/2021  To  10/15/2021 

Contact Emily Kaleel
6502 NE 47th Ave
Vancouver   WA   98661
3606930939
wscip@ESD.WA.GOV
www.clarkcountyfoodbank.org

Listing ID 80915


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