AmeriCorps ACCESS Youth Coordinator

Transplanting Traditions Community Farm (TTCF) is part of AmeriCorps ACCESS, a project which focuses on immigrant and refugee communities to have access to human services so that they can become self-sufficient. The AmeriCorps ACCESS Youth Coordinator will serve refugee youth from Burma to support them in academic success, mental health, and leadership development through social justice activities that center around food sovereignty. 



  • Passion for and understanding of food systems change, food justice and local agriculture
  • Dedication to working as a member of and in partnership with diverse communities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and self-management skills and strong emotional intelligence
  • High proficiency in Google Drive, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Experience in youth leadership and mentorship
  • Experience in curriculum development
  • Commitment to sustainability and environmental conservation
  • Experience building relationships with community partners
  • Prior understanding of and/or experience with the immigration process and resettlement experience and/or sustainable agriculture is ideal

Essential Duties

  • Develop curriculum that around the goals of the youth program
  • Facilitate workshops
  • Engage youth in activities and conferences 
  • Schedule one-on-one mentoring sessions
  • Provide safe space for youth to free express themselves
  • Monitor and manages youth service hours 
  • Connect with community partners to facilitate youth activities around the goals and objectives of the program

Program Benefits: This position is a part time, 20-25/hrs a week or 900 hours/year, year-long volunteer service opportunity starting in September 2022.  AmeriCorps ACCESS members are volunteers, not employees, and therefore do not receive payment from TTCF for their service.  As an AmeriCorps ACCESS you will receive a monthly living stipend, reimbursement for job related transportation, and educational award after completion of service. Please review all information, details and benefits on the AmeriCorps ACCESS website before applying. 


How to apply: Please apply through the position listing on the AmeriCorps site OR submit a resume and brief one-page cover letter to by June 20th, 2022. For questions about the position, email us at


More information about Transplanting Traditions Community Farm

The mission of Transplanting Traditions is to uplift food sovereignty in the refugee community through access to land, education and opportunities for refugee farmers to address community food insecurity and the barriers they face in reaching their dreams of farming. The farm provides a cultural community space for refugee adults and youth to come together, recreate home and build healthy communities, and continue agricultural traditions in the Piedmont of N.C.


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