Food System Job Opportunities at Farmers Market Food Assistance Partnership, and as Food Bank Garden Coordinator, MI

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Part-time Project Coordinator, Michigan Farmers Markets Food Assistance Partnership

Application Deadline: October 23, 2009 Position Start: November 2, 2009 Location: 172 Natural Resources Building, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI Compensation: $12/hour up to 20 hours per week The Michigan Farmers Markets Food Assistance Partnership is seeking a part-time project coordinator to manage the Partnerships efforts to assist new Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) programs at farmers markets across Michigan. The coordinator will provide support to the Partnership in meeting three objectives:
  • Develop new EBT programs at Michigan farmers markets to support the use of EBT for federal nutrition programs.
  • Sustain EBT programs at Michigan farmers markets through support and education.
  • Facilitate and maintain Partnership activities.
If interested e-mail a cover letter and your resume, including references, to Dru Montri dnmontri@msu.edu.  For more information on position duties and qualifications visit www.michiganorganic.msu.edu job opportunities tab.

AmeriCorps Garden Resource Coordinator at the Greater Lansing Food Bank

The AmeriCorps Garden Resource Coordinator will work on projects such as heading up a community, school and home garden mentoring program, and facilitating a community seed starting project for spring 2010. Application deadline: October 30, 2009 To view full position description visit www.lansingfoodbank.org under the “happenings” section or visit www.michiganorganic.msu.edu under the job opportunities tab. If interested submit a resume and cover letter that describes you interests and qualifications specific to this position as well as three references. Applications may be sent to garden gardenproject@ingham.org with “AmeriCorps Position” in the subject line and application material sent as attachments or mailed to The Garden Project PO. Box 30161 Lansing, MI 48909.

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