AmeriCorps ACCESS Children and Education Coordinator

Transplanting Traditions Community Farm (TTCF) is part of AmeriCorps ACCESS, a project which focuses on immigrant and refugee communities to have access to human services so that they can become self-sufficient. The AmeriCorps ACCESS Children and Education Coordinator will serve refugee children and adults from Burma to support them in academic success, social wellbeing, summer camp education, cultural preservation, ESL, and engaging in their children’s learning.



  • Passion for and understanding of food systems change, food justice and local agriculture
  • Dedication to working as a member of and in partnership with diverse communities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and self-management skills and strong emotional intelligence
  • High proficiency in Google Drive, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Experience in working with refugee children and adults
  • Experience in curriculum development
  • Experience in higher education processes
  • Commitment to sustainability and environmental conservation
  • Experience building relationships with community partners and program participants
  • Prior understanding of and/or experience with the immigration process and resettlement experience and/or sustainable agriculture is ideal

Essential Duties

  • Develop educational curriculum around the goals of the program
  • Facilitate workshops and trainings for adults and children
  • Engage children and adults in academic and social activities
  • Recruit and manage volunteers and community partners
  • Provide safe spaces for children during tutoring and community activities
  • Recruit children for summer camp
  • Develop content for and facilitate summer camps
  • Coordinate ESL classes with farmers and teachers

Program Benefits: This position is a part time, 20-25/hrs a week or 900 hours/year, year-long volunteer service opportunity starting in September 2022.  AmeriCorps ACCESS members are volunteers, not employees, and therefore do not receive payment from TTCF for their service.  As an AmeriCorps ACCESS volunteer, you will receive a monthly living stipend, reimbursement for job related transportation, and educational award after completion of service. Please review all information, details and benefits on the AmeriCorps ACCESS website before applying. 


How to apply: Please apply through the position listing on the AmeriCorps site OR submit a resume and brief one-page cover letter to by June 20th, 2022. For questions about the position, email us at


More information about Transplanting Traditions Community Farm

The mission of Transplanting Traditions is to uplift food sovereignty in the refugee community through access to land, education and opportunities for refugee farmers to address community food insecurity and the barriers they face in reaching their dreams of farming. The farm provides a cultural community space for refugee adults and youth to come together, recreate home and build healthy communities, and continue agricultural traditions in the Piedmont of N.C.

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