Work with Lettuce Link/Solid Ground in Seattle this summer

What’s the job?

This June – August, Lettuce Link is seeking an AmeriCorps Summer VISTA Associate who will serve as an Associate Garden Coordinator to support and strengthen gardens that grow produce for food banks throughout Seattle. This position primarily involves working outdoors in gardens around the city with some time spent in an office setting.

Who are we?
Lettuce Link, a program of Solid Ground, works to ensure that all people can have access to, grow, and share fresh food that is healthy and culturally appropriate.

Who are we looking for?
An energetic and dedicated person — at least 18 years of age — who loves being outside, knows about gardening and social media, is committed to social justice, and enjoys working with people of all backgrounds and ages.

What’s the compensation?
You will receive a living allowance of $1,058/month and, either a $1,174.60 Education Award from the National Service Trust or a $125/month summer stipend. Mileage reimbursement or a bus pass are also provided during the term of service.

How do I apply?  Submit your resume and cover letter to Benjamin Rasmus with Harvest Against Hunger at benjamin@firstharvest.org by April 22nd. Please also fill out an Americorps application if you can at https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=44367.

People of color are strongly encouraged to apply! Solid Ground is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Amanda Lee
Lettuce Link Harvest Coordinator

Solid Ground, Building Community to End Poverty
1501 N. 45th St. Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 694-6751
http://www.solid-ground.org/Programs/Nutrition/Lettuce
http://lettucelink.blogspot.com/
Lettuce Link envisions a city where people have equal access to healthy and culturally appropriate food. We work with and in communities to grow and share food that is fresh and nourishing.

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