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Farmory Farming and Volunteer Coordinator
AmeriCorps | Green Bay, Wisconsin
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Job Description

The Farmory is a 501c3 nonprofit indoor, organic, urban farm with a social mission. Our mission is to advance economic self-sufficiency, increase health and well-being, and improve the environment by providing opportunities in sustainable agriculture. We accomplish our mission through education, outreach, and service learning programs that bring students and adults of all ages and abilities into our working aquaponics farm and fish hatchery. The Farmory is providing a real living laboratory for sustainable agriculture that captures the imagination of youth and elders alike; and, provides points of entry to the field for anyone, no matter their skills or abilities. We address core issues of poverty, health, and nutrition by teaching community residents how to grow and prepare healthy, nutritious food, which reduces the strain on grocery budget and contributes to positive health outcomes and obesity reduction.

Terms :

Permits attendance at school during off hours , Car recommended , Permits working at another job during off hours . Service Areas :

Community and Economic Development . Skills :

Community Organization , Leadership , Communications , Agriculture or gardening , Recruitment , Environment , Computers/Technology , Youth Development , Public Speaking , Business/Entrepreneur , General Skills .

About AmeriCorps

Celebrating its 43rd anniversary this year, AmeriCorps VISTA is a federal national service program designed specifically to fight poverty. VISTAs, aged 18 or older, commit to serve full time for a year at nonprofit organizations and public agencies in urban and rural poverty areas throughout the country to help low-income people and communities improve the conditions of their lives. VISTAs work to fight illiteracy, expand job opportunities, develop financial assets, reduce homelessness, improve health services, reduce unemployment, increase housing opportunities, reduce recidivism, and expand access to technology.

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