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About the Position
In collaboration with the Michigan Fitness Foundation, the Michigan Farmers
Market Association (MIFMA) has created an opportunity to support its
mission of advancing farmers markets to create a thriving marketplace for
local food and farm products and its vision that all residents have access
to healthy, locally grown food. This position will support MIFMA’s work to
expand and support Michigan farmers markets accepting Supplemental
Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, Double Up Food Bucks and
other food assistance programs.

*Food Navigators will be hired to support the following farmers markets:*

*Saginaw, Bay City, Kalamazoo and Big Rapids.**For more information on this
position - click here!*

*Applicants have the option of applying for both the Saginaw and Bay City
openings to create a full-time position in the summer and part-time
position in the winter. Applicants would split their time between the two

This is a part-time, year-round, flat fee contract position based on 20
hours per week during the market season of June – October and 8 hours per
week from November – May. Food Navigators will be hired for 65 weeks from
September 2017 to December 31, 2018. Ideally, Navigators will live in the
community surrounding the farmers market where they will be placed.

Application Process
Candidates should complete an application online
<>and send a cover
letter explaining their desire for this position and why their skill set
makes them a successful candidate along with their resume and names of
three references (indicate relationship) by midnight *September 29, 2017*.
Complete applications (application
<>, cover letter,
resume, and references) can be uploaded online, or addressed to Emily
Syrja, MIFMA Office Administrator, and emailed to [log in to unmask] with
“Food Navigator Application” in the subject line. Incomplete applications
or those not following this process will not be reviewed.  Interviews will
be held in the MIFMA office in East Lansing the week of October 2, 2017. A
mandatory training for all navigators will be held at the MIFMA office in
East Lansing.

*For more information on this position - click here!*

*Samantha Collins*
Communications and Events Manager
Michigan Farmers Market Association
480 Wilson Road, Room 172
East Lansing, MI 48824

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