Americorps VISTA Small-Business Programs Coordinator

Transplanting Traditions provides North Carolina Triangle-based refugee adults and youth access to land, healthy food and agricultural and entrepreneurial opportunities.

Job Opening:  Americorps VISTA Small-Business Programs Coordinator

Full-time, 1 year position

Start Date:  July 2020

The Mission of Transplanting Traditions Community Farm (TTCF) is to provide refugees access to land, healthy food and agricultural and entrepreneurial opportunities. TTCF works with refugees that left Burma as a result of war and have come to North Carolina to rebuild their lives. The Americorp VISTA Small-Business coordinator will help refugee farmers grow and expand their businesses. This will be achieved by surveying the businesses at Transplanting Traditions, interviewing and learning from other similar farms and businesses, working with the farmers to create a business plan, and helping farmers to connect with new customers and implement their plans.

Essential Duties

Qualifications/Skills

Program Benefits: This position is a full-time, year-long volunteer service opportunity.  Americorps VISTA members are not employees, they are volunteers and therefore do not receive compensation for their service.  As an Americorps VISTA you will receive a small living stipend around $1000, health coverage, reimbursement for job related transportation, and $ 6195 educational scholarship after completion of service.

ALL INFORMATION, DETAILS AND BENEFITS ARE ON THE AMERICORPS VISTA WEBSITE (click here to review)

Questions: Contact info@transplantingtraditions.org or Elly Goetz at 919-998-6443


How to apply: Please submit an online application. Click HERE to fill out the google application form.  If you have difficulty filling out the form online, please call 919-998-6433 for an application to be sent via email or text. If you have a resume or cover letter you can submit this in place of filling out the application to info@transplantingtraditions.org. Application will be accepted until June 30, 2020. 

 

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