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DC: Share Our Strength seeks Program Coordinator

6 Apr

Location: Washington, DC

The Operation Frontline National Program Coordinator works to ensure that the national office of Share Our Strength’s cooking-based nutrition education is strong, productive, and able to meet the needs of our stakeholders. The Coordinator’s major responsibilities include disseminating both internal and external communications, managing volunteer relations, assisting the National Evaluation Manager with program evaluation, and providing general support to the national program staff.

The Operation Frontline National Program Coordinator works as a member of the Operation Frontline national office’s six-person team at Share Our Strength, the nation’s leading organizations working to end childhood hunger in America. Continue reading

DC: Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs seeks Manager and Intern

1 Apr

Location: Washington DC

The Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs is an advocacy group for migrant and seasonal farmworkers in the U.S. We are seeking a bilingual (native Spanish speaker would be fantastic!) Manager of Farmworker Health and Safety Programs, and we also have a paid internship opportunity.  Continue reading

Washington Youth Garden seeks an Education Intern

1 Mar

Location: Washington, D.C.

Deadline: April 5, 2010

Using the garden cycle as a tool, the mission of the Washington Youth Garden at the U.S. National Arboretum is to inspire children and families to engage in selfdiscovery, explore relationships with food and the natural world, and contribute to the health and well-being of their communities.

The Washington Youth Garden, a project of the Friends of the National Arboretum (FONA), is a one-acre organic garden featuring production area, herb garden, fruit section, butterfly garden, and themed educational gardens located on the grounds of the U.S. National Arboretum (USNA). WYG offers year-round gardening and nutrition education through one school based program and three outdoor garden programs: Garden Science, SPROUT, Growing Food…Growing Together, and Seed to Supper. Continue reading

Washington Youth Garden seeks a Garden Intern

1 Mar

Location: Washington, D.C.

Deadline: April 5, 2010

Using the garden cycle as a tool, the mission of the Washington Youth Garden at the U.S. National Arboretum is to inspire children and families to engage in selfdiscovery, explore relationships with food and the natural world, and contribute to the health and well-being of their communities.

The Washington Youth Garden, a project of the Friends of the National Arboretum (FONA), is a one-acre organic garden featuring production area, herb garden, fruit section, butterfly garden, and themed educational gardens located on the grounds of the U.S. National Arboretum (USNA). WYG offers year-round gardening and nutrition education through one school based program and three outdoor garden programs: Garden Science, SPROUT, Growing Food…Growing Together, and Seed to Supper. Continue reading

Capital Area Food Bank seeks Farm Youth Initiative Interns

1 Mar

Location: Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Deadline: March 26, 2010

Do you have an interest in sustainable agriculture and nutrition?
Do you like to work outdoors and teach children about food, nutrition, and gardening?
Are you interested in working with underserved communities in the Washington, DC metro area?

The Capital Area Food Bank’s
Farm Youth Initiative program currently seeks an energetic person to co-lead and facilitate nutrition lessons at community organizations and at the children’s garden at Clagett Farm in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Continue reading

Farmworker Justice seeks a Fellow

1 Mar

Location: Washington, D.C.

Application Deadline: April 2, 2010

Farmworker Justice (FJ), a non-profit advocacy, litigation and education organization, based in Washington, D.C. and serving migrant and seasonal farmworkers across the country, seeks a highly qualified, motivated individual for the Farmworker Justice Fellowship, a new position.  The individual will support FJ’s work on occupational and environmental health, labor rights and immigration policy. Continue reading

The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) seeks an Executive Director

22 Feb

Location: Washington, D.C.

Deadline for Applications: March 12, 2010

Pay: Based on Experience

The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) is a national alliance of family farm, food, conservation, rural, and urban organizations that together take common positions on federal agriculture and food policies, and support grassroots efforts to win long-term policy change.  Job location is NSAC’s DC office on Capitol Hill.

NSAC’s Executive Director provides the leadership to implement the strategic vision and coordinates all aspects of the Coalition’s work.  The Executive Director promotes the mission of NSAC through a wide variety of public engagements and through overseeing efficient and responsible use of organizational resources as well as the implementation of priorities and objectives established by the organization’s Organizational Council, Policy Council, and Grassroots Council.  The ED is legally an employee of the Center for Rural Affairs, which currently serves as NSAC’s fiscal sponsor. Continue reading