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Health Care Share Coordinator (The Farm at the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC))

Organization The Farm at the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC)
Location 1949 East Main Street
Richmond, VT 05477
Description

Company Description The Vermont Youth Conservation Corps is a 501c3 service, conservation, and youth development organization. Our mission is to teach young people personal responsibility through meaningful work that connects us to the land, community, and one another. To instill these skills and values, VYCC enrolls young people in paid work opportunities. Our model is strong and simple: Youth Corps Members work together in small groups, guided by highly trained Crew Leaders, to complete high priority projects in conservation and agriculture.  

Headquartered on historic Vermont farmland, our Food and Farm program employs youth and young adults in the Health Care Share, a community-based public health project that connects Vermont families unable to afford or access nutritious food with a weekly share of farm fresh produce.

Job Description Primary Duties:

For more information on the Health Care Share visit-http://www.vycc.org/farm/health-care-share/ 

  • Health Care Share Coordination
  • Enroll member-families in the HCS with medical center clinicians
  • Volunteer Coordination
  • Social Media and Marketing 
  • Write weekly newsletters to include recipes, nutrition information, and cooking and storage tips
  • Develop educational program components (i.e. design and deliver nutrition education)
  • farm partnership development and maintenance
  • food rescue (gleaning) schedule planning and deployment. 

Qualifications

  • Solid belief in and commitment to the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps mission
  • Previous experience with, or the ability to learn sustainable agriculture techniques and methodology
  • Exceptional time management, organizational skills, and attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage complex logistics
  • Excellent physical and emotional stamina
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Reliable personal vehicle
  • Standard First Aid and CPR or equivalent
  1. Compensation

            AmeriCorps Living Allowance paid biweekly
  • Eligible for Segal Education Award upon completion of service (1700 hour, Full Time award: $5,920.00)
  • Third party payments commensurate with experience and performance, and negotiated individually
  • Farm Team benefits can include: seasonal, on-campus housing; farm food allotment
  • Organizational dedication to on-going professional development (monthly farm visits, NOFA workshops and training, etc.)

 

Date Posted September 26th, 2018
Deadline Open until filled
# of Positions Available 1
Categories CSA, Education, Workforce Development
Type Full Time
How to Apply Email CL and Resume to Andrew: Andrew.whitehead@vycc.org

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