Nourishing the links between land and table

Job Opportunities

REAP Food Group is currently seeking candidates to fill four 50% time AmeriCorps positions with the REAP Farm to School program. We will be recruiting three Nutrition Educators and one Community Outreach member. Applicants are encouraged to apply for one or both positions, but will be placed in only one role. This is a one-year appointment with a 900 hour commitment (average 20 hours/wk). The position will begin August 15, 2016 and end August 14, 2017. Contingent on funding, members will be under contract with the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture’s AmeriCorps program and will be under the supervision of REAP staff to continue and expand upon existing farm to school programming in Madison public schools.

REAP AmeriCorps members will be based out of REAP Food Group’s office in downtown Madison, WI and will report directly to the REAP Farm to School Program Coordinator. Work hours will fall primarily between 8am-4pm Mon-Fri; it is imperative that members have availability during these hours. Occasional weekend and evening hours may be required.

AmeriCorps Farm to School Nutrition Educator

Position posting: June 16, 2016
Applications due: July 15, 2016 at 5 p.m.

Nutrition Education AmeriCorps Members will develop and implement farm to school and nutrition lessons that will educate children about the benefits of making healthy eating choices. They also introduce fresh local foods through tastings, chef in the classroom programs, and other in-class activities. They connect farmers to the classroom through in-class programming and work closely with teachers, school staff, and the host site supervisor to arrange and develop lessons

FULL POSITION DESCRIPTION AND APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

AmeriCorps Farm to School Community Outreach

Position posting: June 16, 2016
Applications due: July 15, 2016 at 5 p.m.

The community outreach member will serve as the main liaison between the schools and the community. They will be responsible for recruiting and mobilizing volunteers to enhance and increase the capacity of the AC F2S program. This will include organizing F2S Task Forces within specific schools, recruiting farmers for the Farmer in the Classroom Program, and organizing snack preparation and/or food tastings.

FULL POSITION DESCRIPTION AND APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS