Employment Opportunities

Learn about our open positions:

New Entry is looking for 2 World PEAS Food Hub Operation Assistant and Driver positions!

 
Check out this page for the 15-20 hr/wk position, and this page for the 30-40 hr/wk position.
 

New Entry is currently hiring for 3 Americorps VISTA positions!

 

Position Title: AmeriCorps VISTA Development Facilitator for New Entry Sustainable Farming Project

Job Overview: Spend your AmeriCorps VISTA term with a dynamic team focusing on food and agriculture. New Entry helps farmers earn a living wage and provides food access for low-income communities in the Boston area. The Development Facilitator role offers an opportunity to build skills in fundraising, grant writing, communications, and networking. You will help us grow by: (i) securing funding for events, such as the Farm Tour, Farmer Graduation & Celebration, Fundraising Dinner, Workshops, and our National Conferences; (ii) creating marketing and outreach materials for our monthly E-Newsletter, Social Media accounts, Website, and local agriculture conferences; (iii) Identifying and drafting grant proposals; (iv) enhancing and developing our grant and donor tracking system; (v) cultivating donor relationships. 

Qualifications

·         College graduate

·         Desire to learn skills while engaged in capacity-building work

·         Knowledge of sustainable agriculture and/or the local food movement preferred

·         Writing experience a plus

The Development Facilitator VISTA will work with two other VISTA members at our organization, one who will focus on volunteer management and another who will focus on local food access.

 

Lowell is an up and coming city serving as a hub for small businesses with a vibrant downtown. The city is lively with its numerous yearly festivals and diverse immigrant, artistic, and UMASS Lowell populations.

 

Position Title: AmeriCorps VISTA Food Access Facilitator for New Entry Sustainable Farming Project

New Entry Sustainable Farming Project aims to improve our local and regional food systems by training the next generation of farmers to produce food that is sustainable, nutritious, and culturally-appropriate. We strive to further our mission by making this food accessible to all.  New Entry provides beginning, immigrant, and refugee farmers with critical business and technical training, access to land, and marketing assistance. New Entry also operates the World PEAS Food Hub, which aggregates and distributes produce grown by New Entry farmers.  The VISTA will be a part of the World PEAS Food Hub team at our office and warehouse in Lowell, MA.  Primary VISTA activities include enhancing food access programming by building the capacity of the food hub to meet food access partner needs.  

 

Key Job Elements

·         Assess current relationships, build new relationships, and offer support to sustain partnerships with community organizations.

·         Develop resource materials and communications geared towards low-income and/or elder clients.  Materials include content for newsletters, brochures, flyers, and newspapers.  

·         Conduct outreach to increase food access program awareness and participation, both through in-person and online communications.

·         Develop tools to measure outcomes, conduct assessments, analyze data and report findings to staff and the wider community on food access metrics.

·         Contribute to World PEAS team by offering capacity-building support to staff.

·         Represent World PEAS and New Entry at community events for outreach and networking opportunities.

·         Support fundraising efforts to enhance food access programming through grants and donations.

Qualifications

·         College graduate

·         Desire to learn skills while engaged in capacity-building work

·         Knowledge of sustainable agriculture and/or the local food movement preferred

The Food Access Facilitator VISTA will work with two other VISTA members at our organization, one who will focus on volunteer management and another who will focus on fundraising and grant writing.

Lowell is an up and coming city serving as a hub for small businesses with a vibrant downtown. The city is lively with its numerous yearly festivals and diverse immigrant, artistic, and UMASS Lowell populations.

 

Position Title: AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer Facilitator for New Entry Sustainable Farming Project

Job Overview: Spend your AmeriCorps VISTA term with a dynamic team focusing on food and agriculture. New Entry helps farmers earn a living wage and provides food access for low-income communities in the Boston area.

Our Volunteer Recruitment Facilitator VISTA member will have an opportunity to build skills in communications, recruitment, networking, and leadership.  You will expand on our existing volunteer recruitment and management systems, allowing us to better serve our low-income food access customers and limited resource farmers.  You will help us build capacity by (i) enhancing our volunteer recruitment processes, including recruitment, management, and recognition; (ii) evaluating existing and creating new opportunities; (iii) cultivating relationships with existing and new volunteers; (iv) expanding our volunteer manual to orient new volunteers; (v) creating a culture of volunteerism at our organization. This work requires an in-depth understanding of and love for social media. 

 

Qualifications

  • College graduate
  • Desire to learn skills while engaged in capacity-building work
  • Knowledge of sustainable agriculture and/or the local food movement preferred
  • Writing experience a plus

 

The Recruitment Facilitator VISTA will work with two other VISTA members at our organization, one who will focus on fundraising and another who will focus on local food access.

Lowell is an up and coming city serving as a hub for small businesses with a vibrant downtown. The city is lively with its numerous yearly festivals and diverse immigrant, artistic, and UMASS Lowell populations.

 

 

 

Simply click on the link below and search in Massachusetts for Program Name – NESFP and you will see the three listings

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