Summary: Transplanting Traditions Community Farm (TTCF) is part of the Women in Transition VISTA Initiative, a project with TTCF, Benevolence Farm and AmeriCorps VISTA CNCS which focuses on agricultural employment and workforce development strategies as a tool for overcoming poverty. The AmeriCorps VISTA Fundraising and Events Coordinator will help strengthen the organization’s capacity to develop sustainable funding strategies and systems to support Transplanting Traditions’ mission, vision and programs.
Program Benefits: This position is a full-time, year-long volunteer service opportunity starting in the fall of 2022. AmeriCorps VISTA members are volunteers, not employees, and therefore do not receive payment from TTCF for their service. As an AmeriCorps VISTA you will receive a monthly living stipend, healthcare benefits (not health insurance), a relocation allowance, reimbursement for job related transportation, and choice of an educational award or service stipend after completion of service. Transplanting Traditions also provides need-based housing stipends. Please review all information, details and benefits on the AmeriCorps VISTA 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 firstname.lastname@example.org by June 15th, 2022. For questions about the position, email us at email@example.com.
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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.