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SOTS - Hopi Tutskwa Food and Farm Coordinator VISTA, AZ
 
 
 
Hopi Tutskwa Permaculture Institute is a 501(c)3 U.S. non-profit fueled by passionate people. We are a community-based organization in the Village of Kykotsmovi which is located in Northern Arizona, USA on the Hopi Reservation, initiating hands on learning projects that support Hopi youth and community to develop skills and practical experience needed to promote a more ecological and healthy Hopi community. In the Hopi language Hopi Tutskwa refers to the life ways and knowledge of the land and soil. The origins of Hopi Tutskwa Permaculture stem from a deep commitment to maintain our distinct identity and lifeways as Hopi people in order to pass knowledge to the future generations and rebuild sustainable and healthy communities. Our vision is to strengthen community through the continued intergenerational practices of traditional Hopi farming and gardening, rainwater harvesting and spring restoration, natural building, and orchard keeping while applying applicable Permaculture principles, methods, and techniques. We envision a world in where: Communities practice cooperation in all aspects of life, continuing the traditional Hopi values of Sumi nangwa and Nami nagwa which means to help others selflessly for the good of everyone. Communities learn to value, care for, respect, protect, and manage the natural environment while ensuring adequate resources for the future generations. Communities will learn innovative ways towards creating sustainable communities locally and regionally.Communities have clean water, good nutritious food, and thriving ecosystems and watersheds.
 
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Member Duties : Establish partnerships to generate a collaborative grant proposal, submit grant proposals for consideration, generate a fundraising plan as well as developing a sustainability plan to increase capacity for the farm project. In addition, the VISTA will improve virtual outreach and marketing efforts for the Plant CSA shares and improve the Hopi Farmers Markets to increase community access to local fresh food and traditional food crops.
 
Program Benefits : Stipend ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Elder Care ,  Homelessness ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Health ,  Housing ,  Environment ,  Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Hunger ,  Community Outreach ,  Tribal ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Entrepreneur/Business . 
 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Leadership ,  First Aid ,  Trade/Construction ,  Computers/Technology ,  Environment ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Education ,  Community Organization ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Public Health ,  Team Work ,  Public Speaking ,  Architectural Planning ,  Writing/Editing ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Recruitment ,  Youth Development ,  Non-Profit Management ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
SOTS - Hopi Tutskwa Food and Farm Coordinator VISTA, AZ

Program Start/End Date
06/06/2022  -   06/06/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ARIZONA  

Accepting Applications
From  02/01/2022  To  06/07/2022 

Contact Shannon Francis
1290 N Williams St
Denver   CO   80218
7204568251
sfrancis@spiritofthesun.org
www.spiritofthesun.org

Listing ID 85166


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