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The Fit and Food Connection

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The Fit and Food Connection
Empowering healthy smiles through free fitness and nutrition

If you are interested in this volunteer position, please fill out our volunteer survey at fitandfoodconnection.org/make-a-difference/volunteer/


The Garden Manager will work closely with the Directors and Garden Intern at Fit and Food. Garden Manager will help with upkeep of the garden and getting harvest to the pantry. Manager will assist with any matter related to the garden and usage of the space.

Tasks below:
  • Work in the garden located at 4846 St. Louis Ave with Garden Intern, volunteers, and other staff
  • Continue education opportunities on urban farming
  • Coordinate harvest days with food assistance team for pantry
  • Clean, water, harvest, weed garden at least 2x a week
  • Virtual and in-person meetings at our Clayton office
  • Administrative tasks to be assigned
Background:
  • Background in MPH, social work, urban agriculture, farming, environmental, food justice
Job Requirements:
  • Able to work in a garden and do garden work
  • Able to work in office and virtual
  • 10 hours minimum
  • Work weekends and Evening
  • Flexible schedule
  • Able to use computer, internet
  • Have reliable transportation and insurance
  • Commitment 1 year

The Fit and Food Connection is a non-profit organization serving our neighbors in the St. Louis community. We provide wellness offerings to low-income families and empower our clients to get healthy through our free fitness and nutrition programs. To find out more about our organization, please visit fitandfoodconnection.org.

If you are interested in this volunteer position, please fill out our volunteer survey at fitandfoodconnection.org/make-a-difference/volunteer/

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About The Fit and Food Connection

Location:

2115 Chambers Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63136, US

Mission Statement

To provide free healthy living resources through nutrition and physical fitness to people in need.

Description

The Fit and Food Connection is a non-profit organization that empowers people in need, in low-income areas throughout northern St. Louis, to get healthy through our 5 free programs. Our programs include our Organic Community Garden, our Food Assistance Program which is a healthy food pantry delivery, our Groupfit which provides group fitness classes, our Group Nutrition, which includes seminars on various wellness topics, and our One on One program, where health professionals work with individuals to help them reach their health goals. Our passion is creating healthy smiles and empowered individuals.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Environment
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4846 St. Louis AveSt. Louis, MO 63115

(38.66922,-90.25203)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Farming
  • Gardening
  • Nutrition
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Minimum commitment of 1 year
  • Have reliable transportation and insurance

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