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Fresh Snack Program Manager Youth Farm Project/CTA

  • Date Posted July 07, 2020
  • Location Ithaca, NY
  • Category Agriculture / Education
  • Job type Part-Time
Company description The Youth Farm Project is a farm-based social justice education organization. We offer on-farm programming and equitable food distribution.  Job description The Fresh Snack Program (FSP) provides free, raw fresh fruit and vegetable snacks to all students at 6 Ithaca City School District (ICSD) elementary schools multiple times per week. The fresh snack ingredients are held to a high standard of nutrition, with an emphasis on local and organic. The program currently operates food ordering and preparation through partnerships with Headwater Food Hub and theIthaca City School District Child Nutrition program. The operation of the FSP relies on many partnerships with administrators and staff of the Ithaca City School District, school principals, teachers, parents, and liaisons. The FSP also provides nutrition education to students in various ways.


The Fresh Snack Program Manager is responsible for overseeing the successful operations of a complex and multidimensional  program. The FSP Manager is also responsible for maintaining and expanding relationships, planning, budget, assessment, and record keeping and fundraising, both through drives, events, and grant writing.

Some tasks may be allocated to interns and work study students, with the oversight of the FSP Manager who is responsible for them. Relationships include those with CTA, YFP, ICSD, Headwater Food Hub, various funders,, and the Ithaca area community with whom we work. Community relationships may include Southside Community Center, Cornell University, Ithaca College, and many others - especially in the food justice area. The FSP Manager must positively represent the Fresh Snack Program, and work to strengthen it in a sustainable way. This person is the face of the FSP, and also for YFP through this role. 
Compensation this position is : hourly, $15-20/hr Application instructions
This job expired on September 05, 2020
DeadlineJuly 26, 2020

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