Hiring: Multiple TerraCorps Positions – Grow Food Northampton
Grow Food Northampton is pleased to announce three full-time service position openings through TerraCorps (formerly MassLIFT-AmeriCorps). We have been thrilled with the work of our first team of service members this year, and encourage anyone interested in a year of service that will strengthen the local food economy in the Northampton area to apply. The description below covers all positions and partner organizations. Grow Food Northampton specifically seeks:
- A Youth Education Coordinator to lead out farm field trips, in-school workshops and other youth programming focused on growing and preparing local food;
- A Land Stewardship Coordinator to grow vegetables for meal sites and food pantries in our 1/2-acre intensive Giving Garden, and play a key role in management of our 120-acre farm, including leases to private farmers and development of productive conservation options in riparin areas; and
- A Community Engagement Coordinator to organize events, lead community outreach efforts, and engage with participants in our many Food Access programs.
AmeriCorps programs provide equal service opportunities. TerraCorps will recruit and select persons in all positions to ensure a diverse and inclusive climate without regard to class, race, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, disability, veteran status, color, political affiliation, creed, national origin, marital status, or any other status as protected by federal, state, and local laws. We encourage applications from individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations for interviews and service upon request.
TerraCorps is an AmeriCorps grant program contingent on federal funding through the Corporation of National and Community Service.