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Groundwork Southcoast(GWSC) is seeking a Farmers Market, and SNAP Outreach Coordinator for F3. F3 is a scattered site project for GWSC. F3’s primary urban farm site in New Bedford and the Farmers Market is in Fall River. The coordinator will run the F3 market in Fall River which runs on Tuesdays for 8 weeks beginning 7/8/18 (40% of time). This is a new market and requires a lot of community outreach, out in the Flint Neighborhood visiting residents, businesses and nonprofits with a focus on reaching SNAP recipients because this is the only market that accepts SNAP in Fall River (30% of time). This will also require outreach to farmers to attend the market as well. A key piece of this role will be also marketing the F3 farmers market through Facebook, the website, press releases, print media, and word of mouth (15% of time). The coordinator will work with two members of Green Team, to assist with outreach, and the Executive Director to cultivate local volunteers , farmers market partners and service groups, to support the F3 farmers market (15% of time). The coordinator will also be responsible for watering and general maintenance of the raised beds at the Watson School in the Flint (5% of time).
Employment Dates & Compensation: June 15, 2018 – September 1, 2018 (20-30 hours/week at $15/hour) This is a seasonal, non-exempt position reporting directly to the Executive Director.
Hiring Policy: City of Fall River residents are strongly encouraged to apply. GWSC is an equal opportunity employer, committed to maintaining and growing a diverse team, and to doing business in keeping with core values of relevance, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Job Types: Part-time, Temporary