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Local Food System Coordinator VISTA Member
 
 
 
Work with South Dakota Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA), a state recognized non-profit corporation, to increase outreach, program delivery and education to build the local foods system across South Dakota. Activities include: Increase specialty crops and livestock outreach & support on reservations and to Tribal members; Outreach to SD Food Desert Areas; Outreach & Support to Farmers Markets Statewide; General Support for Statewide and Local Foods System Development Projects.
 
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Member Duties : Work with South Dakota Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA), a state recognized non-profit corporation, to increase outreach, program delivery and education to build the local foods system across South Dakota. Activities: Local foods system needs assessment & action planning; Participate in statewide SD Local Foods Coalition and SD Local Foods Conference planning committee; Identify outside funding sources to support work in food desert areas to increase availability of locally grown foods; Develop materials for new educational activities, marketing & promotion; Develop, deliver & compile surveys of issues & concerns identified by the farmers market managers, vendors, communities, resource providers; Develop contact list & market information; Prep info for public education; Assist SDSPA to develop, deliver, compile & analyze Annual Producer Surveys as well as in-depth crops & producer statewide inventory; Identify outside funding sources.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Tribal ,  Community Outreach ,  Hunger ,  Health . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Leadership ,  General Skills ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Community Organization ,  Communications . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Local Food System Coordinator VISTA Member

Program Start/End Date
10/28/2019  -   10/26/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations SOUTH DAKOTA  

Accepting Applications
From  08/26/2019  To  10/17/2020 

Contact Aimee Ladonski
2001 E 8th St
Sioux Falls   SD   57103
6057823290
aimee.ladonski@sdstate.edu
sdspecialtyproducers.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 83537


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