Fall Gleaning Coordinator

General Information

Hourly/Salaried: 
Hourly
Date Prepared: 
08-17-2012

Location

Addison County, based at HOPE

Primary Purpose

Maintain open communication between farmers and volunteers to ensure that volunteers are solicited for gleaning opportunities as well as processing food for freezing. Post information about gleaning requests from farmers to a listserve of volunteers. Solicit volunteers, including members of civic groups and food shelf users, for processing food. Provide information from our extensive resources about use of specific vegetables. Go to farmers' markets and farms to pick up donated food. Track the volume of food donated in an existing database. Send thank you notes to farmers and volunteers at the end of the harvest season.

 

Student Job Description Fields
Contact Name: 
Jeanne Montross
Organization: 
HOPE
Contact Phone Number: 
802-388-3608
Contact Email: 
jmontross@hope-vt.org
Wage: 
$10/hr
Hours/Schedule: 
flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends
Work Study: 
Not Work Study

Experience

Experience in gardening, especially harvesting, would be helpful, as would skills in cooking dishes using vegetables. Excellent organizational and communication skills necessary. Valid driver's license, clean motor vehicle record, and access to a car are necessary