Applications for our Grassroots Organizing Fellow are open until March 25.


Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems



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Join the CRFS team!


The Grassroots Organizing Fellow will lead training and technical assistance on community organizing and support relationship-building in local food council and food policy projects. 


The Center for Regional Food Systems (CRFS) at Michigan State University (MSU) is seeking a full-time, fixed-term Grassroots Organizing Fellow.


We are looking for a relationship-driven, resourceful, and self-motivated candidate to bring creative vision and add capacity to support and shape local food council and food policy work in Michigan.


This person will work with two initiatives: the Michigan Local Food Council Network (MLFCN) and the Michigan Good Food Charter (Charter). Together, the MLFCN and the Charter provide a foundation for food policy that supports healthy people, thriving economies, sustainable ecosystems, and an equitable society.


The ideal candidate will have at least five years of community organizing and partnership/coalition development experience in a professional or volunteer setting and demonstrated experience working with multicultural and diverse populations.


Find the full position description on our website and on the MSU Careers Portal (posting #764065). Applications will be accepted until Friday, March 25, 2022 at 11:55 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.


Questions about the position or search process should be directed to Kolia Souza, Food Systems Equity & Advocacy Specialist, at [log in to unmask].


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MSU Center for Regional Food Systems (@MSUCRFS) is #hiring a Grassroots Organizing Fellow to support community organizing and relationship-building in local food council and #FoodPolicy projects in Michigan. Learn more and apply by March

Vicki Morrone
Organic farming specialist and Beginning Farmer Educator
Center for Regional Food Systems
Dept of Community Sustainability
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Mi 48824
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