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Summer Associate-Agriculture/Health Program Assistant
Fayetteville State University's Office of College Access Programs mission is to encourage and assist youth who are traditionally under-represented in post-secondary education with preparation for, entry into, and completion of a post-secondary education. The office comprises of Talent Search (TRiO), Upward Bound Math & Science, 21st Century Community Learning Centers and Upward Bound (TRiO), which are federally funded college access programs. The Office provides a broad range of high-quality college preparatory services to support students, parents, and educators. In partnership with Sustainable Sandhills, a local nonprofit that provides programs that focus on Local Food, Green Schools & Education, Air Quality Awareness, Green Business Certification, and Environmental Action; the Office of College Access Programs seeks to provide program participants with increasing awareness of how locally grown food impacts our economy and the importance of nutrition. The daily work-site will be at Sustainable Sandhills.
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Member Duties : Provide support by providing agriculture education for summer camp youth in Cumberland County; coordinating farm and garden tours, scheduling guest speakers on nutrition, healthy lifestyles, and beekeeping; assisting campers in creating their own Farmers Market vendor “brand”; creating STEM related activities in regards to gardening and farm operations. The daily work-site will be at Sustainable Sandhills.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training . 
Terms :
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Education . 
Skills :
Communications ,  General Skills ,  Education ,  Team Work ,  Public Health ,  Environment ,  Public Speaking ,  Youth Development ,  Community Organization . 
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Summer Associate-Agriculture/Health Program Assistant

Program Start/End Date
05/31/2015  -   07/25/2015

Work Schedule Summer

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NORTH CAROLINA  

Accepting Applications
From  04/01/2015  To  05/15/2015 

Contact Teresa Thompson-Pinckney
1200 Murchison Rd
Fayetteville   NC   28301
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 44919