Luther College is currently accepting applications for the position of Food and Farm Fellow in the Center for Sustainable Communities. This is a ten month, full-time, 40 hour/week, position starting February 1, 2016 and ending November 30, 2016. This Fellow will be responsible for day to day operations at the college farm, including student supervision, management of the community garden and carrying out plans for the 2016 season. Additional responsibilities will include marketing and communication, coordinating volunteer opportunities and tours, managing logistics for the Cafeteria to Community Program, implementing composting initiatives, coordinating food education classes and other duties as assigned.
Responsibilities include planning, teaching and supervising environmentally focused programs and trips for Luther college students and regional youth (preK-12 grade), including summer camp programming, precollege courses and incoming freshman student trips. Assist with development and training of Luther College student trip leaders. Coordinate weekend tripping programs for Luther students. Plan and coordinate a fall break trip for Luther students. Aid in the development of program evaluation and staff manuals related to policy and risk management procedures. Additional responsibilities will include marketing and communication, website management and program planning for the 2017 school year. Flexible hours including evening and weekends.
Are you an undergrad or recent grad? Do you aspire to be a leader in sustainability in business and/or politics?
Bard Center for Environmental Politics trains C2C fellows to become exactly that. They have upcoming weekend training sessions, including one close to home, at Bentley University in Waltham, MA.
Students can apply now. Applications are due two weeks prior to each workshop. Learn more about the benefits of becoming a Bard C2C Fellow here. Cost for the weekend trainings, including food (and lodging for those traveling more than an hour), is $30. Registration scholarships are available, and students can often apply to their student governments for travel support as well.
This is a fantastic opportunity to build your skills as a sustainability leader and build your network of others who are passionate about changing the world.
Not at Tufts? Here’s the full list of dates and locations for the training sessions across the country:
MA (Bentley University) | October 25–27, 2013
CA (Bay Area) | November 8–10, 2013
NY (Bard College) | February 14-16, 2014
FL (University of Florida) | March, 2014
IL (Moraine Valley Community College) | April, 2014
WHERE: Friday, Dec 2, 12-1PM in Crane Room, Paige Hall
All Tufts graduate students are welcome to learn about opportunities for interdisciplinary environmental research fellowships with TIE.
Pizza will be served!
For more information, see poster.