Sustainable Nantucket hiring Farm to School Coordinator

Nantucket, Massachusetts

Job Description: Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Farm to School Coordinator will cultivate and maintain the Farm to School teaching garden, develop and implement curriculum-integrated programming, perform outreach in schools and community, and connect local farms with school food services.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee daily operations of the Farm to School Program
  • Crop planning, planting, and maintenance of the Farm to School Garden
  • Coordinate, plan and instruct Farm to School related lessons in classrooms that meet core curricular requirements
  • Plan and implement extra circular activities including but not limited to Garden Explorers, Farm to Fork Cooking Classes, Summer Program, and Family Garden Workshops.
  • Perform program administration duties including but not limited to program outreach and communication, budgetary management, log and record program details.  Oversee Farm to School support staff.

 Ideal Candidate will:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental studies, education, nutrition or similar area of study.
  • Two years work experience in youth programming and/or education
  • Competent in farming or horticulture and experience and understanding of cooking basics Interest in food policy, environmental stewardship and/or nutrition.
  • First Aid and CPR Certifications or ability to obtain within the first month of employment.
  • Requires strong communication skills, positive attitude, initiative, flexibility, dependability, creativity and ability to work and problem solve as a team player.
  • Ability and willingness to learn on the job in an environment that changes quickly.
  • CORI authorization

Please send resume and cover letter to Kathleen at F2S@sustainablenantucket.org

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