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Community Food Summer Associate - Pullman
The Summer Associate will be supporting Community Food Programs in the Palouse region to supply fresh, locally grown produce through the food pantry and harvest-share at the Community Action Center (CAC). This is a critical need in the community, where food insecurity is a documented chronic problem facing diverse populations (see The CAC’s harvest-share project includes hydroponics greens grown onsite, edible landscaping, community garden plots, gleaning at school gardens and farmers markets, and securing produce from local partnering organizations.
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Member Duties : The Community Food Summer Associate will help maintain common lobby produce area, common garden areas, and edible perennials plants between family garden boxes to help achieve a sustainable garden program and to help families keep vegetable plants healthy. This will be implemented by weekly produce rotation in the lobby and distribute past primes, watering schedule and training gardeners on water practices. The SA will design and implement a weekly common area wedding plan and plant health checks. The SA will support mobile farmstand operations which will be achieved through 10 ride-along trips to different regional communities. The SA will support local sourcing of produce, loading, and unloading onto mobile farmstand, displaying produce at host community events and interacting with customers and handling the pay-what-you-can payment system.
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Health ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Hunger . 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Public Health ,  Environment ,  Communications ,  Team Work . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Community Food Summer Associate - Pullman

Program Start/End Date
06/22/2020  -   08/30/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WASHINGTON  

Accepting Applications
From  03/16/2020  To  05/27/2020 

Contact Maria Mendez-Francisco
1201 1st Ave S
Seattle   WA   98134
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 87958