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Job Summary: The Green Urban Lunch Box is hiring a 900 hr AmeriCorps Harvest Leader Position in our FruitShare program. This position will begin in early February and end in early October. The AmeriCorps Harvest Leader is an essential team member who will support our mission to rescue fruit from going to waste to feed hungry families with healthy and fresh food. The Harvest Leader position is offered through Utah Conservation Corps, and is a great opportunity to learn about how to care for and harvest fruit trees, community organizing, and hunger relief efforts in our community. Join us this season and apply today!
Primary Responsibilities: -Prune fruit trees around the city in the winter time
-Fertilize fruit trees with organic compost tea in the spring
-Thin and harvest fruit trees in the spring-fall season
-Educate homeowners and volunteers about fruit tree care and fruit rescue
-Lead community harvest events with volunteers
-Organize fruit harvested for distribution
-Attend staff meetings 2x/month and participate in organizational events
Desired Qualifications: AmeriCorps Requirements
-Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident
-At least age 18 by the start of service term
-Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
-Must undergo and pass a National Criminal History Check
-Eligible to serve in an AmeriCorps State/National term
-Commitment to completing their Term of Service (start date-end date)
Benefits / Why Work for Us: Training/Professional Development you will receive:
-Training on urban fruit tree care and harvesting techniques
-Training on organic fertilizing techniques
-Data collection, validation, and reporting training
-Volunteer Management Training
How to Apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to Katie at katie@gulb.org
Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Hourly Wage Minimum: This is a salary position.
Hourly Wage Maximum: This is a salary position.
Salary Minimum: This is an hourly wage position.
Salary Maximum: This is an hourly wage position.
Closing Date: 2/1/2021
Status: Part Time
Location: Salt Lake City, UT

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Contact Name: Katie Nelson
Email: katie@gulb.org