This position is a partnership between Confluence Environmental Center, AmeriCorps Program, and Adelante Mujeres. Adelante Mujeres provides holistic education and empowerment opportunities to low-income Latina women and their families to ensure full participation and active leadership in the community. The role of the Farmers Market & Agriculture Education Assistant will be to provide logistical and customer service support to the Forest Grove and Cornelius Farmers Market. As well as support the Farmer’s Market Manager and Agriculture Programs manager with teaching and technical assistance as needed in the Regenerative Agriculture Programs. We are looking for an individual who is enthusiastic about local food, sustainable agriculture, and family health. The ideal candidate will be inspired by and fully committed to Adelante Mujeres’ vision and mission and will represent the organization in a professional manner among partners, community organizations, families and individuals.
The Confluence Member will serve by assisting with Forest Grove and Cornelius Farmer’s Market launch and coordination (30%), support Agriculture Education Programing (20%), social media updates (10%), managing photo and contact systems (10%), and create a communications annual plan (10%). The Member will participate in Confluence-led professional development activities: Professional Development Series, completing a Change Agent Project, team meetings, National Service events, and other self-directed development opportunities (20%).