We’re looking for a new Food Justice Project Co-Coordinator!

Are you…

…Passionate about Food Justice??

…Interested in building community?

…Interested in learning new community organizing skills?

…a person who enjoys multitasking and coordinating?

…in support of the Food Justice Project’s mission of making local, sustainably and humanely produced food accessible to everyone regardless of race, class, ethnicity, ability, religion, citizenship, or community. Good food is healthful, local, sustainable, culturally appropriate, humane, and produced for the sustenance of people and the planet.

…willing to commit between 5 and 10 hours per week for at least a year?

Then the Food Justice Project Co-Coordinator Position Might be Right for You!!

Through political action, anti-oppressive organizing and community-building, CAGJ’s Food Justice Project seeks to challenge and transform the globalized, industrial, corporate-driven food system and promote existing alternatives as we join the global struggle for food sovereignty for all

 Interested? Contact Chris at [email protected]

Food Justice Project – Co-Coordinator Roles

Main responsibilities (split among co-coordinators)

  • Give direction to and facilitate participation in decision-making about project’s objectives (ongoing)
  • Be a point person for the project, be comfortable with speaking on behalf of the project, representing the project in various situations and events (3-5 hours per month)
  • Meeting coordination (3 hours per month)
    1. Send out timely meeting reminders
    2. Develop meeting agendas
    3. Ensure facilitation of meetings – rotate?
    4. Ensure meeting notes are recorded and shared with FJP listserve promptly
  • Develop leadership within the Food Justice Project, be able to delegate tasks and provide opportunities for others to step up and become involved (ongoing)
  • Participate in Steering Committee (2 hours every other month)
    1. Attend monthly meetings
    2. Assist in guiding organization in the right direction, provide feedback and support for decision making, budget approval
    3. Various project coordinators share information on progress of CAGJ’s projects and give feedback on how to best focus CAGJ’s energy and resources
  • Help to plan organizational retreats and events if needed. (5-10 hours per year)
  • Answer the Food Justice Project email promptly and correspond on other CAGJ listserves (2 hours per week)
  • Respond to requests for more information regarding the project, both on email and from sign-up sheets handed out at events (ongoing)
  • Maintain the FJP Riseup Listserv, including adding new members (1 hour per month)

Additional responsibilities:

  • Update FJP website and blog posts on current food justice initiatives and news, and FJP events (2-4 hours per month)
  • Supervise FJP interns or service learning students (2-5 hours per month)
    1. Internship orientation – meet with intern and establish responsibilities, timeline, and expectations
    2. Regularly check in with intern to evaluate progress, provide guidance
    3. Assist with any school evaluations or approval of internship participation/hours, as necessary
    4. Participate in CAGJ Anti-Oppression initiatives and projects as needed. (2 hours every other month)

Interested? Contact Chris at [email protected]



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