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Employer: Americorps Vista
Located in: St. Paul , Minnesota
Degree Required: Bachelors
Purpose of Position: This position will expand Lincoln Park’s Stone Soup pilot project to create the ability for low-income rental households to produce and cook their own healthy food. The partnership works with local craft breweries, compost site, businesses, residents, and volunteers to create opportunities for improved health in a USDA food desert. Specific Duties: Job Relationships External: 1. Use community organizing skills to identify current projects, programs, and organizations working in Lincoln Park. 2. Work with community members and stakeholders to define program goals and plans. 3. Establish relationships with funders. 4. Build curriculum with partner organizations to provide wrap-around education on healthy food preparation. 5. Recruit volunteers and improve volunteer management systems. 6. Conduct research into best practices 7. Prepare reports to present findings, conclusions, and recommendations. 8. Present at public meetings. 9. Identify and address barriers to participation in by low-income individuals. 10. Attend staff meetings and meetings of Boards & Commissions. Internal: 1. Work with CEO and Director of Partnership Development to define duties and develop a workplan. 2. Attend VISTAs training, in-service opportunities and community programming opportunities. Qualifications Required 1. Respectful and enthusiastic communicator interested in building the skills of others. 2. Use of Microsoft Office Suite and general familiarity with social media. 3. Organizational skills, attention to details 4. Ability to work effectively with diverse populations 5. Interpersonal and communication skills 6. Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team 7. Familiarity with issues of low income families 8. Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred.
|E3.17 Lincoln Park Food Systems Development Coordinator|
|Program Start/End Date|
|11/27/2017 - 11/28/2018|
|Work Schedule||Full Time|
|Minimum: 18 Maximum: None|
|From 10/02/2017 To 10/25/2017|
|2304 W Superior St|
|Duluth MN 55806|
Posted on 10/16/2017
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