Description

Compensation Type: Annual salary
Job Type:
Part Time
Temporary/Seasonal

Pay Range: $7,941
Organization's Mission: Our mission is to empower people to connect to their food and community by revitalizing urban spaces and building a resilient food culture. The Green Urban Lunch Box envisions a strong network of communities centered on the cultivation of food.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: The Green Urban Lunch Box is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion.
Our human capital is the most valuable asset we have. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities and talent that our employees invest in their work represents a significant part of not only our culture, but our reputation and company’s achievement as well.
We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.
Position 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 late 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: Ability to work 25-30hrs/week for the entire season.
Physical ability to lift 50 lbs, carry ladders, and climb trees.
A valid Utah driver's license
A positive and professional manner with diverse populations.

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 With Us: $7,941 Living Allowance
$3,097.50 education award (available to members after successful service term)
Community Supported Agriculture(CSA) Share
Flexible schedule
How to Apply: send a resume and cover letter to Katie Nelson at katie@gulb.org
Closing Date: 2/1/22
Location: S. Salt Lake City

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Contact: Katie Nelson
Email: katie@gulb.org
Phone: 8013181745