The Good Food Day Coordinator is responsible for:
- Organizing and facilitating all Good Food Day field trips
- Organizing EAT South staff and volunteers to assist with facilitating Good Food Day
- Promoting Good Food Day through school visits, networking with community partners and through media outlets
- Developing Good Food Day's marketing strategy
- Distributing and improving promotional material
- Collecting and compiling data through evaluations and pre and post-assessments for teachers and students
- Developing an annual report
- Communicating and reporting to the EAT South Executive Director
- Maintaining and crop planning for the Downtown farm's Children's Garden
- Following up with Good Food Day participants
- Assisting the Downtown Farm Manager during lag time
All applicants for the Good Food Day Coordinator position are preferred to:
- have a four year degree in education, an applicable social science or agriculture
- be comfortable working with k-12 students
- have teaching experience
- have experience in gardening or farming
- be energetic, and have great organizational and communication skills
- have basic skills in using Microsoft Word, Excel, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Google Drive
- have a working car they can use to commute to various work locations for meetings and events
- Reimbursable work related car mileage
- Reimbursable work related conference transport, room and board costs
- Health insurance
- The GFD Coordinator position is a volunteer position that lasts from July 2015 – July 2016.
- All AmeriCorps VISTA volunteers receive health coverage, a living stipend (depends on poverty level in service area) and an end of service award ($1000 cash or $5000 education award).
- All AmeriCorps VISTA volunteers receive pre-service orientation (PSO) before their service term begins.
- Website: http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/americorps-vista
EAT South promotes the principles of food justice through education and sustainable farming. We empower community-led programs with resources to transform our local food system.
Send inquiries to AMANDA@EATSOUTH.ORG