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[cg] Fwd: job announcement


>Date: Thu, 11 Mar 1999 12:29:27 -0700
>To: community_garden@ag.arizona.edu
>From: ASFisher@aol.com (by way of Lucy Bradley <bradleyl@ag.arizona.edu>)
>Subject: job announcement
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>Position Available:
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>Healthy School Food Campaign Coordinator
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>Position Opened until filled (Posted February 19, 1999)
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>
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>The Community Food Security Project (CFS Project), based at Occidental
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>College is hiring a coordinator to help develop and implement a campaign to
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>organize parents, youth, educators, health advocates, and others to improve
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>school food.
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>
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>In 1997, the CFS Project launched a pilot Farmers' Market Salad Bar at
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>McKinley Elementary school in the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School
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>District (SMMUSD) which proved very successful in engaging children to
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>choose to eat fresh fruits and vegetables. The Occidental CFS Project
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>School Food Coordinator will serve on an advisory committee to help the
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>SMMUSD expand the farmers' market program to other schools in the district
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>and to better integrate the program with nutrition education and school
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>gardens.
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>
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>Now, the CFS Project is working to develop similar programs in schools in
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>the Los Angeles Unified School District and to build the capacity of
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>community members in the Southern California region to improve child
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>nutrition and health. The School Food Coordinator will coordinate this
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>cutting-edge campaign.
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>
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>Responsibilities:
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>1. Develop Strategy to Pilot Farmers' Market Salad Bar in Los Angeles
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>Unified School District
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> Develop and help implement strategy to get Board of Education members to
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>sponsor a resolution to pilot the Farmers' Market Salad Bar at two or more
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>schools;
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> Complete research for report to school food service director and school
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>board members;
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> Work with principals, teachers, and parents at schools targeted to set up
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>presentations, tastings, farmers' market tours, and develop plans to start
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>gardens.
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>
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>2. Coordinate Development and Evaluation of Pilot Farmers' Market Salad Bar
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>Program in LAUSD
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> Work with LAUSD food service staff to develop a system to coordinate
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>ordering, delivery, preparation, and display at pilot schools;
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> Work with LAUSD to identify farmers' markets, farmers, and discount
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>structure and system to ensure price competitiveness and high quality;
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> Coordinate  pick up of produce from farmers at markets;
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> Coordinate delivery of produce to destination;
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> Assure that farmers are being paid by school district ;
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> Track program costs and participation at each school;
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> Work with pilot schools to develop gardens at each school, including
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>ensuring that garden and composting activities are linked to the salad bar
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>program;
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> Visit each site once a week to check for freshness, gather feedback from
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>students, staff, and parents;
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> Compile district warehouse & dairy orders and costs from school district;
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> Continue program evaluation - identify success factors and obstacles at
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>new sites.
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>
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>3. Organize a Healthy School Food Campaign in Los Angeles region
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> Work with parents, health educators, school district staff, and others to
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>develop healthy food campaigns at the local and/or regional level;
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> Develop and organize workshops to enable participants to develop a
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>strategy for affecting change;
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> Facilitate site visits to school farmers' market salad bars by interested
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>parties;
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> Help coordinate farmers' market and school garden tours for students and
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>families.
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>4. Coordinate Nutrition Education and Physical Activity-related Programs
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>within the region
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> Help to coordinate activities, make connections between SHAPE, Team
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>Nutrition, Farmers' Market Salad Bar, Project ECHO, and other school meal,
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>nutrition, and physical activity-related programs to improve child health.
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>
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>Required Skills:
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> Good oral and written communication skills
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> Detail oriented and well organized
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> Word processing and spreadsheet skills
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> Ability to delegate and follow up
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>
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>Preferred but not required:
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> Degree in Public Health, Nutrition, Urban Planning, Social Welfare, or
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>related field
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> Experience working with the media
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> Experience working in or with school food services or in schools
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> Some knowledge/experience with farmers' markets and gardening
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> Bilingual English/Spanish
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>
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>Position requires 20 to 40 hours of work per week (depending on
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>availability and willingness to job-share). Competitive salary (depending
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>on experience) with full benefits including health, dental, and vision
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>plan; paid vacation; and retirement benefits.
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>
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>For more information, FAX or mail resume and cover letter to:
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>Michelle Mascarenhas
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>Phone: (323) 259-2633 
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>FAX: (323) 259-2734
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>Email: mm@oxy.edu
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>Mail:
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>C/o PPERC
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>1600 Campus Road
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>Los Angeles, CA  90041


Lucy K. Bradley
Extension Agent, Urban Horticulture
Maricopa County
The University of Arizona
Cooperative Extension
4341 E Broadway Rd.
Phoenix, AZ  85040-8807

Phone:  (602) 470-8086 ext 323
Fax:  (602) 470-8092
email:  BradleyL@ag.arizona.edu
http://ag.arizona.edu/maricopa/garden/

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