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Job Posting ID# 65167


Employer Information

Name:
CTA - Friends of SFHC
Address Line 1:
262 Warren Hall
Address Line 2:
City:
Ithaca
State:
NY
Postal Code:
14850

Contact Information

Contact Name:
Rachel Bezner Kerr
Contact Title:
Telephone Number:
607-280-4574
Telephone Extension:
Email:
rbeznerkerr@cornell.edu

Job Specifics

Term:
Academic
Worksite:
262 Warren Hall and work from home
Region:
Ithaca/Tompkins County
Title:
Community Assistant
Job Classification Level:
Level III
Employer Type:
Community Work Study Program Employer
Supervisor:
Rachel Bezner Kerr
Job Description:
Friends of SFHC are academics, farmers, students, journalists, nutritionists and community members in North America who believe that the participatory, democratic, ecological, farmer-led approaches spearheaded by SFHC are critical in building a resilient food system. We consider ourselves global citizens who are interested in addressing economic, health, and social inequalities at the household, community, and national levels within the agri-food system. This long-term project of solidarity supports SFHC to build sustainable, healthy, equitable, resilient communities and food systems in Malawi through awareness raising, fundraising, knowledge exchange, and visits between North Americans and Malawian collaborators.

Position Responsibilities:
-Support Friends of SFHC in their advocacy and support to Soils, Food and Healthy Communities organization (SFHC) the Malawian NGO which provides training and does participatory research on agroecology, nutrition, climate change and gender for smallholder farmers in Malawi (www.soilandfood.org)
-Schedule and communicate about bi-monthly Friends of SFHC Advisory Board meetings
-Take minutes during meetings
-Update website and social media (e.g. Twitter) of SFHC
-Support Dr. Bezner Kerr and SFHC staff with any report and proposal writing for SFHC
Required Qualifications/Skills/Experience:
cross-cultural experience
Work Schedule:
Weekly meetings with supervisor, bi-monthly. Schedule to be determined.
Weekly Hours:
5
FWS Required:
Yes
Number of Positions Available:
1
How to Apply:
Send resume and letter of interest to Rachel Bezner Kerr at rbeznerkerr@cornell.edu.
Paid:
Yes
Wage:
16.25
Employment Start Date:
10/03/2022
Employment End Date:
05/21/2023

Career Field Information

Career Field:
Agriculture Sciences
Career Field:
All Majors - opportunities open to everyone
Career Field:
Public Services - Misc.