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Community Liaison for Refugee and Immigrant Farmers

Hosted by: Greater Lansing Food Bank


Ongoing Opportunity


Contact coordinator for times


Katie Kabot

About Community Liaison for Refugee and Immigrant Farmers

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
  • Professional
  • Talker

Are interested in:

  • Reading & Writing
  • Intellectual Pursuits
  • Gardening

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