Four Jobs with Community Food Advocates – Nashville, TN

Community Food Advocates in Nashville, Tennessee is expanding our programming and our team.  Work with an innovative and dynamic food advocacy organization with a mission of ending hunger and creating a healthy, just, and sustainable food system. Learn more at CommunityFoodAdvocates.org. We have four newly-created positions available.  Positions are funded in full or in part by the Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) funds which is funded in total by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). The CPPW project and related positions are funded for two (2) years. Youth and Outreach Program Coordinator Community Food Advocates is seeking a program coordinator for our youth program which aims to educate Nashville youth on food justice, food access and food policy; engage youth in healthy food advocacy; and empower youth to be active participants in our Healthy Corner Store, Community Garden, and Food Policy Council programs. This position will also work with program staff to support outreach and volunteer activities for the three programs. Healthy Corner Store Program Coordinator Community Food Advocates is seeking an experienced candidate to lead an initiative aimed at increasing the supply of healthy foods in low-income neighborhoods and promoting the purchase of healthy foods by engaging corner and convenience store owners and community residents in leading store-based food access and nutrition interventions. Community Garden Program Coordinator Community Food Advocates is seeking an experienced community garden and urban agriculture specialist to provide technical assistance, educational programming, and capacity building support for community gardens, urban farms, and school and faith-based gardens in Nashville. Administrative Director Community Food Advocates is seeking an experienced non-profit professional to provide program, financial, and administrative oversight for three of the organization’s program areas (Healthy Corner Store, Food Policy Council, and Community Garden).  The position will also provide financial management support for the organization as a whole. To apply: Full position descriptions are available at CommunityFoodAdvocates.org.  Interested candidates should send a current resume and letter of interest by July 9th 2010  to careers@communityfoodadvocates.org or to Hiring Committee, Community Food Advocates, 415 4th Ave South B, Nashville, TN 37201.  Please refer specifically to the position for which you are applying in your cover letter. No phone calls or walk-ins please. Community Food Advocates does not discriminate in employment or provision of services on the basis of race, color, gender, ethnicity, religion, mental or physical disability, national origin, sexual orientation, age, physical characteristics or marital status.

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