AmeriCorps VISTA Social Enterprise Coordinator

Position: AmeriCorps VISTA Social Enterprise Coordinator

Full time, 1 year position

Start Date: 8/30/2021

The Mission of Transplanting Traditions Community Farm (TTCF) is to provide refugees access to land, healthy food, and entrepreneurial agricultural opportunities. TTCF works with refugees who have fled war-torn Burma and have resettled here in North Carolina to rebuild their lives. The AmeriCorps VISTA Social Enterprise Coordinator will help refugee farmers grow and expand their businesses. This will be achieved through meeting with TTCF farmers, working with farmers to develop and implement their business plans, helping farmers to identify barriers, create solutions and build capacity to meet their business goals, research and piloting new business marketing opportunities.

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Program Benefits

This position is a full-time, year-long volunteer service opportunity. AmeriCorps VISTA members are not employees, they are volunteers and therefore do not receive compensation for their service from TTCF.  As an AmeriCorps VISTA you will receive a small living stipend of approximately $1000 a month, health coverage/reimbursement benefits, reimbursement for work-related transportation, and a $6195 educational scholarship after completion of service by AmeriCorps.

ALL INFORMATION, DETAILS AND BENEFITS ARE ON THE AMERICORPS VISTA WEBSITE (click here to review)

Questions: Contact info@transplantingtraditions.org or Haeku Paw at ‪(919) 885-4063.

How to apply: Go to the AmeriCorps VISTA position listing and fill out an AmeriCorps application or fill out an initial entry TTCF application online here. If you have a resume and cover letter please submit this in place of filling out the application to info@transplantingtraditions.org by June 15, 2021.

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