*Do you want to support impactful policy initiatives that benefit
Michigan's students and farmers ? Join our team!*

Groundwork Center is seeking a Policy and Engagement Specialist
<>to carry out our 10 Cents a Meal
for Michigan’s Kids & Farms <> communications,
outreach and advocacy initiative across the state of Michigan. The ideal
candidate will be passionate and knowledgeable about the value of getting
locally grown food to children in school and early child care settings; be
experienced in public policy advocacy, networking, and facilitation; and
help to embed 10 Cents a Meal and the value of investing in healthy,
locally grown food for children in school and early child care into
Michigan’s identity. This position is full time, year round, and will
report to Groundwork’s Food & Farming Program Director. *Focus areas of
this position will be central, east, and southeast Michigan* *including
Detroit, Flint, and Lansing.*

10 Cents a Meal is a state of Michigan program administered by the Michigan
Department of Education. Groundwork Center is a nonprofit organization that
provides supportive communications, outreach, and advocacy around the 10
Cents a Meal program.
The Policy and Engagement Specialist will be a visible, credible leader on
policy issues who will manage 10 Cents legislative outreach and will
publicly advocate for policy positions. The specialist will also support
school grantees and build supportive partnerships and relationships with
stakeholders—at community and state levels—working in areas of schools,
farms, health, economy, food systems and more. The specialist will also
support grantees through networking, communications, and outreach to foster
success of the program within their communities. Finally, the specialist
will help develop new project ideas and relationships with donors and

Check out requirements, qualifications, compensation, and more, here:
careers/ <>

*My working hours may not be your working hours. Please do not feel the
need to respond outside of your working hours.*

*JEN SCHAAP*  |  Food and Farming Program Director
*Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities*

*P*    231-941-6584 x708

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*F*   *Groundwork Center* <>
*T*   *@grndwk <>*

*A * 313 Howard St, Unit B  |  Petoskey, MI 49770

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