Tufts Gets Green

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Date: June 4, 2014

Farm to School Coordinator (White River Junction, VT)

The Farm to School Coordinator is a new position at Vital Communities. The Upper Valley Farm to School Network has merged into our Valley Food & Farm program, and this position will be responsible for coordinating farm to school activities, with support and collaboration from fellow staff. The position will work toward these long-term goals: Students enjoy and understand their connection to local food and farms, and make healthy choices based on that connection; Communities actively support their local FTS program; FTS leaders are growing in number and connectedness; FTS programs are growing in number and effectiveness; Farmers benefit from a greater connection to schools in their community
Read the full job description here.

Outreach Coordinator (Somerville, MA)

Groundwork Somerville is looking for an energetic and creative individual to contribute to the growth and reach of our organization. Groundwork Somerville strives for the sustained regeneration, improvement and management of the physical environment through the development of community-based partnerships, which empower people, businesses and organizations to promote environmental, social and economic well-being. We serve youth aged 16-24 in green jobs and leadership training, provide environmental education in School Garden Classrooms and create and restore green and growing spaces throughout the city and region.

AmeriCorps VISTA has a quick application process so learn more about the position here.

 

Student Activities Coordinator at MIT Energy Initiative Education Office (Cambridge, MA)

Responsible for the timely planning and implementation of activities and programs to sustain and expand opportunities for students in energy at MIT.  Primary activities include strategic planning and organization of events engaging undergraduate and graduate students throughout the academic year; managing Freshman Pre-Orientation Program (FPOP); coordinating MITEI’s participation in campus-wide activities such as Independent Activities Period (IAP), the Energy Club Conference, Campus Preview Weekend (CPW), Earth Day, and orientation; and potentially assisting with energy-related internships. Will also assist with continuous improvement for student networking and engagement on energy and related environmental challenges, increase awareness of energy education opportunities among prospective and current students, maintain and strengthen relationships with student groups, support lasting relationships with MITEI alumni, foster student leadership and engagement through collaboration with key MIT units, and provide content for and assist with the design of informational materials and news items (social media/web/print). Job #11176

Apply here.

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