Food Pantry Liaison- Chestnut Hill Farm


(42.309277,-71.53679)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Chestnut Hill RoadSouthborough, MA 01772
CHF

About

Chestnut Hill Farm is located in Southborough and it is a hidden gem providing organically grown vegetables to the local community through CSA and farm-stand. It is a growing endeavor with a planned membership of 250 in the next 3 years. As a non-profit and a Trustees property, the farm is also committed to a level of community engagement and education that goes beyond agriculture to include community building and support.

Responsibilities:

  • Liaise between local food pantries, soup kitchens and other organizations to get fresh produce to those food insecure persons that most need it.
  • Working closely with a staff person you will:
  • Engage with local food pantries to determine their fresh produce needs and how Chestnut Hill may best contribute
  • Determine if there are other programs for food-insecure families/individuals that we may contribute fresh produce to
  • Organize drop-off and pick-up of fresh produce to appropriate locations
  • Keep accurate records of all produce harvested/donated to which organizations
  • Advertising of our SNAP acceptance at local food pantries, churches, etc through flyers, a booth, et al
Qualifications
  • Must be able to lift/carry 40lb box/basket
  • Ability to stand for a period of time

Time Commitment
  • 1-2 hours per week during the growing season
  • Tuesday evenings, Friday mornings, and other times as needed
  • Position lasts from May to mid-November.

Skills

  • Program Management
  • Food Service
  • Customer Service
  • Operations

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • 1-2 hours per week May-mid-November
  • Must have reliable transporation

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