MassLIFT-Americorps hiring Farm & Food Systems Positions

Massachusetts

Unique Farm & Food Systems position available through MassLIFT-Americorps: APPLY NOW!

The MassLIFT-Americorps program exists to accelerate the pace of land protection across the Commonwealth. This year, a brand new position has been created with Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust in Athol, Massachusetts, with the support of The Kendall Foundation, to focus on the intersection between farm conservation and local food systems. This Regional Conservation Coordinator will work closely with the Farm Conservation Program Manager to enhance farmland protection efforts across the region. Projects may include conducting an inventory of farmland for priority preservation, coordinating a regional food systems planning network, working with local farmers to permanently protect their land, and developing innovative models to promote the transfer of whole farms to the next generation. This 11-month position starts on September 8, 2014. Applicants will be interviewed and accepted on a rolling basis. APPLY NOW: http://www.mountgrace.org/join-masslift

For questions about Mount Grace’s service positions or the state-wide MassLIFT program, contact Sean Pollock, Director of Community Engagement, pollock@mountgrace.org

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