FRESH New London (freshnewlondon.org) is a small, food- and racial justice-oriented non-profit located in New London, CT. Our goal is to unlock the power of New London’s diverse community and encourage broad participation in the hands-on transformation of our food system from what it is to what it ought to be: healthy, just, sustainable, accessible, productive, and beautiful!
FRESH New London is fiscally sponsored by TSNE (tsne.org).
The Food Justice Educator (FFJE) will work directly with young people to grow food and guide them to discover the direct connection between the food system and social justice. This person is will engage youth and other community members in the “how and why” of FRESH’s mission and work with a team to carry out positive food system change projects around New London. The Food Justice Educator will also assist in maintaining the FRESH Urban Farm and Education Center, work with youth to get FRESH food out to the community, will conduct workshops to ground our work in social and racial justice and may also work with people of all ages to teach and promote food justice.
We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.
Physical Demands/Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those for this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. Work is performed in an office environment and in close proximity to other workers.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to:
Compensation and Benefits
Location: Work will be primarily performed FRESH located in New London, CT. Work is not eligible for remote work
Compensation: The houly rate for this position is $17.50/hr.
Benefits: This position is eligible for a full benefits package including:
TSNE/FRESH New London envisions a society grounded in the principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors the unique talents and lived experiences of each person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work.
As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE/FRESH New London will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status or any other factor prohibited by law.