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Community Liaison for Refugee and Immigrant Farmers

Hosted by: Greater Lansing Food Bank

Date

Ongoing Opportunity

Time

Contact coordinator for times

Contact

Katie Kabot
katie@greaterlansingfoodbank.org
517-853-7806

About Community Liaison for Refugee and Immigrant Farmers

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Community Liaisons will serve as an important link between refugee/ immigrant farmers and others involved in the Lansing Roots Farm. The Lansing Roots Program is a family farmer education initiative with a mixed vegetable farm in Mason. We work with a variety of small produce growers, including Nepali-speaking Bhutanese farmers, Arabic-speaking farmers, Kizigua-speaking Somali farmers, and others. This position focuses on providing access to opportunities for farmers with language or cultural barriers.
Duties are seasonally varied and may include: translating or arranging translation for conversations, presentations or written materials; facilitating recruitment, application and evaluation processes for farmers; assisting farmers with planning, production, problem solving and communication


Number of Positions: 1-3

Application Process

Please send resume and cover letter to contact info.


We're looking for volunteers who:

Are a skilled:

  • Social savant
    Social Savant
  • Professional
    Professional
  • Gabber
    Talker

Are interested in:

  • Reading writing
    Reading & Writing
  • Intellectual pursuits
    Intellectual Pursuits
  • Gardening
    Gardening

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