2018 Farm at VYCC Nutrition Project Lead

2018 Farm at VYCC Nutrition Project Lead
> Position Description – Short
> Join The Vermont Youth Conservation Corps’ Food and Farm Program as the 2018
> Nutrition Project Lead!
> The Food & Farm Program provides young people with employment and service
> opportunities in the Health Care Share, a weekly prescription of fresh fruits
> and vegetables for families experiencing food insecurity. We work at the
> junction of youth development and food access, where public health, education
> and sustainable agriculture intersect. The Nutrition Project Lead is
> responsible for creating an environment that fosters creativity, learning,
> experimentation, and confidence among the youth and young adults who grow,
> cook, eat, and share food the farm. This Project Lead models the connection
> between our vegetable fields and the kitchen, the food we grow and the
> nutrition it provides us, and the preventative, lasting health fresh food
> brings to families.
> With help from program staff, this position will deliver VYCC’s Food and
> Finance curriculum to youth Farm Crews, develop and teach daily cooking and
> nutrition workshops, enhance nutrition education provided to Health Care Share
> families and host large community meals at our headquarters in Richmond,
> Vermont. A successful candidate will provide youth and young adults with a
> culinary experience that introduces them to the basics of cooking, the
> importance of healthy eating and lifestyle, and the power food has in uniting
> people from diverse backgrounds, to create strong and healthy communities.
> To learn more about The Farm at VYCC, visit: www.vycc.org/farm
> To learn more about our Health Care Share project, visit:
> This is an AmeriCorps position. All Members receive a weekly living allowance,
> farm fresh food, and earn a Segal Education Award at the completion of
> service. On-campus housing is available. Possible start dates open in March,
> April & May
> To apply, please email a resume, cover letter and contacts for professional
> references to Andrew Whitehead at [email protected]
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