Teacher at Common Threads Farm in Bellingham, WA

๐Ÿ“Œ Bellingham ๐Ÿท๏ธ Full Time ๐Ÿ•‘ 2021-04-12
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AmeriCorps Food Educator

Read the full position description here: https://commonthreadsfarm.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Common
- Threads
- Ameri.
Corps
- Food
- Educator-position
- 2021-2022.pdfAPPLY HERE: https://commonthreadsfarm.org/get-involved/americorps/Each Ameri.
Corps Food Educator will serve as the lead educator at one or more of Common Threads' partner school sites, leading school-based garden lessons during spring and fall and cooking lessons during winter. Additionally, each service member may collaborate with the full team (staff and Food Educator teammates) to: Lead or support after school gardening and/or cooking clubs (school-based and affordable housing complexes)Lead camp-style programs during spring and summer breaks.
Support emergency food production and distribution efforts.
Recruit and manage volunteers to help maintain/improve school garden(s) and support lessons at assigned school(s)Manage administrative tasks, including email communications, data collection, and project prep time.
Develop and/or facilitate live or recorded virtual content related to gardening and cooking.
Support school district food service programs, including but not limited to meal production, packing, distribution, and lunch support.
Support other relevant food education and food resiliency opportunities as they arise.
Develop and use an equity lens during all aspects of service.
Specialized Roles: Though all of our Ameri.
Corps service members will be selected as Food Educators, you can additionally apply and be selected for the following specialized roles: Farm Team will be selected based largely on agricultural skills and experience in growing food. Responsibilities may include: Support Food Educators in managing assigned school and community garden(s)Develop and lead trainings for Food Educators on a variety of farming and gardening topics.
Assist Food Educators in developing crop plans for school gardens and greenhouses.
Manage greenhouse propagation in collaboration with the Food Education team (staff and Ameri.
Corps members)Communications Team will be selected based largely on interest and previous experience with one or more of the following: social media, photography or videography, graphic design, and writing in a nonprofit/business environment. Responsibilities may include: Capturing and telling stories of impact.
Collaboratively creating content including photos, videos, blog posts, and print material.
Scheduling and posting regularly to Facebook and Instagram.
Supporting other projects depending on interest. Past examples have included grant application support, website improvement, community outreach. Curriculum Team will be selected based largely on interest and past experience in writing curriculum and teaching children. Responsibilities may include: Training Food Educators in leading garden and cooking lessons.
Leading lesson debriefs.
Improving curriculum based on Food Educator and teacher reflections and needs.
Writing new curriculum as needed.
Volunteer Coordinator(s) will be selected based largely on previous volunteer management experience. Responsibilities may include: Train and support food educators in the recruitment, supervision, and appreciation of volunteers.
Manage the application and background check process in collaboration with school district volunteer coordinators.
Coordinate and assign volunteers to different school sites and work parties.
Update volunteer database and track volunteer hours.
Type: Full-time, Temporary, Internship.

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