FoodCorps

FoodCorps is a fast-growing national nonprofit that provides a scalable response to the epidemics of childhood obesity and food insecurity, while training a new generation of leaders in the fields of food, health, education and sustainability. We place motivated leaders in limited-resource communities for a year of public service transforming school food through a three-pillared approach: 1) knowledge: teaching kids about what healthy food is and where it comes from; 2) engagement: building and tending school gardens where children grow, cook and taste real food; and 3) access: sourcing high-quality local food for school lunches. The efforts of FoodCorps’ service members improve the health of school food environments, making durable changes for students that last beyond their service terms.


Open Positions

FoodCorps Fellow - 2015 to 2016 Service Term

Multiple State Job Locations, NY

FoodCorps seeks mature, motivated and passionate individuals for our FoodCorps Fellowship Program in the following states: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Georgia, Hawai’i, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, and Washington, D.C., as well as (pending funding) New York. Candidates must be prepared to lead and support the 2015–2016 class of FoodCorps service members, assist in the statewide administration of the FoodCorps program, and facilitate broader school garden and farm to school initiatives and programming, all under the direction of FoodCorps and its Host Sites.

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Service Program Coordinator

Portland, OR

FoodCorps seeks a highly skilled and detail-oriented full-time Service Program Coordinator based at FoodCorps’ West Coast office in Portland, Oregon. The Coordinator will provide direct support to service members and to a variety of projects managed by the Programs Department staff. The Coordinator will report to the National Program Director and support other staff in the Programs Department. The majority of the Coordinator’s support to the Programs team will focus heavily on event planning and management, under the guidance of our Training and Professional Development Manager. The Coordinator will play a critical behind-the-scenes role facilitating FoodCorps’ service program, as well as supporting staff as we demonstrate our impact, build relationships with programmatic partners and funders, and expand our networks.

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