The Maryland Farmers Market Association (MDMFA), a statewide non-profit that aims to increase healthy food access for all through a robust network of farmers markets, is seeking
The Maryland Farmers Market Association (MDFMA), in partnership with Hunger Free America, is seeking TWO (2) full-time VISTA members to build the capacity of Maryland farmers markets to promote the use of federal nutrition benefits at market, thereby improving food-insecure Marylanders’ access to fresh, nutritious, local foods. The VISTA members will work out of the MDFMA’s central location in Baltimore, MD. Twice during the year of service, all of Hunger Free America’s VISTA members will convene for a conference to share best practices and attend sessions focused on food access and food justice.
The full-year VISTA members will support MDFMA’s work in Maryland to expand access to the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) by:
Each position is a one-year, full-time position beginning Mid-July, 2016. VISTAs are expected to be available for the needs of the community and project at all times, including days, nights and weekends. Because AmeriCorps VISTA service requires a full immersion in the project and community, there are restrictions on outside full-time employment, along with some restrictions on political and religious activities. For more information, please review the AmeriCorps VISTA Terms, Conditions and Benefits information available here – http://bit.ly/1dAs2FM.
Complete this application online: AmeriCorps application
Email cover letter and resume, along with 2 references no later than April 15th, to: email@example.com, and include “Full-Year VISTA Application” in the subject line.
Full information including program benefits can be downloaded here: Two (2) Year-Long VISTA Positions.
Positions open until filled.