Hiring: Community Engagement Coordinator – TerraCorps/Grow Food Northampton

TerraCorps, a national service organization located in MA, is looking for a Community Engagement Coordinator (CEC) to serve with Grow Food Northampton for the coming service year (October 9th , 2017- July 27th, 2018).

The CEC will help to develop Grow Food Northampton’s portfolio of public educational and engagement events and refine and implement the overall communications plan to reach potential program participants, event attendees, and general audiences. The CEC will also assist with program evaluation and re-design to increase effective communication and ensure that those who could benefit from programs and events, and the conserved land that Grow Food Northampton steward, are aware of the opportunities to do so.

Applicants must have:

  • A strong interest in serving diverse program participants, volunteers, and audiences
  • Comfort presenting in front of groups; strong writing, communication, and networking skills
  • Ability to organize and able to balance multiple tasks
  • Ability to serve both independently and as a member of a team
  • Familiarity with and ability to quickly learn a variety of computer systems.

TerraCorps members will receive a modest living stipend, education award, and additional AmeriCorps benefits. As a program of AmeriCorps, TerraCorps applicants must also meet the following AmeriCorps requirements: A US citizen, US national, Lawful Permanent Resident Alien of the U.S. and/or tribal member; At least 18 years old; A minimum of a high school diploma or GED; No more than three previous terms as an AmeriCorps member; Pass a criminal history background check, including an FBI check.

For more information about the position, visit our website ( or reach out directly to Hanna Mogensen ( or Clem Clay (

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