We begin recruiting each year in March, and conduct interviews from April – May. Hiring decisions are typically made in June. By August, we bring on a cohort of AmeriCorps members to implement farm-to-school programming in local schools and learn valuable career skills as they serve in our office and community full-time for a year. The primary responsibilities of the AmeriCorps Farm-to-School Coordinator will be to develop, grow, present, and evaluate GMFTS’ Farm-to-School program.
This position is part of the Lyndon Economic Opportunity AmeriCorps Program (LEAP). LEAP is a national service program that places AmeriCorps members with nonprofits throughout the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont to support those organizations in expanding the services that communities rely on. LEAP supports their members in their path to educational and career attainment through direct service, on-going trainings, and professional development opportunities offered during the service year.