THIS POSITION WILL BE A 6 MONTH FELLOWSHIP
Brief Job Descriptions (essential functions of the job):
The scope of work for this fellowship will include supporting the Farmers Market Coupon program through market and vendor technical support, operations management, and evaluation. This is a part-time position estimated at 20-25 hours per week.
This position is ideal for someone interested in farmers markets and food access program operations and evaluation. Within the internal OFJ team, the intern will work closely with the Program Manager but may be asked to contribute to other work in the office.
The mission of the Mayor's Office of Food Justice is to build a food system that is equitable, resilient, sustainable, and just. In pursuit of this mission, OFJ will work to expand equitable access to nutritious food with respect to affordability, physical accessibility, and cultural connectedness; support Boston’s food economy; and promote environmentally sustainable and resilient food production.
Building on the work of the city’s previous Office of Food Access, OFJ works to embed food systems and racial equity approaches into existing food access programming, and to pursue whole-of-government strategies, in partnership with GrowBoston, that leverage city resources and partnerships to shift the city and region’s food system, reduce food insecurity and address the food system’s impact on climate. This includes close partnerships with other city and state departments, along with facilitating a community of practice of organizations, businesses and entities in the city who are addressing food insecurity and inequitable food access by developing a new food system.
Provide technical assistance for Farmers Market Coupon Program:
Support reporting and evaluation of coupon program:
To effectively perform the duties of this role, we seek a candidate with:
Boston residency required
Union/SalaryPlan/Grade: Non-union/ Part-time/ Hourly Rate: $26.42
Hours per week: 20-25