- Published on Monday, 27 July 2015 06:16
The Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems (CRFS) is accepting applications for an Academic Specialist to support existing CRFS initiatives, including the Michigan Good Food Fund. This position will provide outreach and business assistance to Michigan food businesses to increase good food access in low-income communities.
Please click full position description for more details about the position and to submit an application on the MSU Jobs Website.
This is a full-time, annual year position. Applications will be accepted until Monday, August 10, 2015, or until a suitable candidate is identified. To apply, visit the MSU Jobs Website jobs.msu.edu and search for faculty/academic staff posting #1627.
Please DO NOT APPLY directly to Karen Sturdivant or Rich Pirog; you must apply on-line to the MSU Jobs Website
- Published on Monday, 27 July 2015 00:35
- Published on Monday, 27 July 2015 00:30
FoodLab Detroit is a community of good food businesses and partners who are committed to growing a just, green, healthy, and thriving “good food” economy in Detroit.
This is an ideal role for someone who is dedicated, detail-driven, and looking to support a great organization working towards a more just, green, healthy, and delicious Detroit.
Have you been looking for a way to get more involved with the FoodLab community? Are you detail-oriented and organized? This position might be for you!
This is a part-time position paid hourly with a guaranteed 10 hours/week of work (up to 20 hours of work on busier weeks). There may be opportunities for increased hours or transition to a salaried role, dependent on performance and funding.
The Membership Services Administrator will report to and be coached by FoodLab’s Membership Director. We are looking for someone who can start work in August or September 2015.
Read more about this opportunity and how to apply here!
- Published on Monday, 27 July 2015 00:23
It is that time of year again, the Power of We Consortium is recruiting 8 new AmeriCorps members for the fall 2015!
Members will serve and receive training, a living allowance, an educational award at the completion of the service term, and loan forbearance for qualified student loans.
Commonly known as the “Domestic Peace Corps,” AmeriCorps is a national service program that offers paid positions with significant professional development opportunities to individuals of all ages looking to make a difference in our community. They spend their days face-to-face with community members and volunteers. The Power of We Consortium focuses on two goals to increase food security and reduce obesity and related chronic disease for Ingham County residents:
1) adult and youth nutrition education
2) food donation and gardening
Please check http://powerofwe.org/americorps/americorps-state/position-openings/ for position details and application instructions. Deadline to apply is by
- Published on Sunday, 19 July 2015 06:37
On September 10-13, the Student/Farmworker Alliance is continuing the decade-long Encuentro tradition by bringing together brilliant SFAers – past, present and future – to lay down some solid groundwork for the upcoming year: finding new, creative ways to strengthen the SFA network and to continue fighting alongside farmworkers against corporations that continue thinking they have no responsibility in ensuring human rights for farmworkers in their supply chain.
Here's an inside scoop of what to expect at this year's gathering:
•Launching back-to-school escalation plans around the Wendy’s student
•Strategizing new ways to continue building the Publix campaign
•Building strength and solidarity across grassroots movements for justice
•Sustaining the future of SFA's organizing through skill-building workshops
and other development tools