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Nutrition Program Garden Liaison

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ORGANIZATION: The Dempsey Center

The person in this position will work closely with the Nutrition Program Coordinator and the garden staff to ensure that produce from the Dempsey Garden is utilized efficiently in the center’s nutrition programs. The position requires travel between the Dempsey Center Community Garden, located in Auburn, and the Dempsey Center in Lewiston. The distance between the two locations is approximately 3.5 miles and takes about 10 minutes to drive.

  • Assist with the harvest of produce at the garden.
  • Transport produce from the garden to the center on Tuesday mornings.
  • Manage storage of produce in the Dempsey Centers Demonstration Kitchen refrigerator for classes and organize produce into produce "shares" for clients to take home.
  • Cleaning produce in the Dempsey Kitchen may be necessary at times.

1 Shift

  • morning / 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About The Dempsey Center

Location:

778 Main St, South Portland, ME 04106, US

Mission Statement

The Dempsey Center makes life better for people managing the impact of cancer.

Description

The Dempsey Center makes life better for people managing the impact of cancer with locations in Lewiston, South Portland, and now our third virtual location, Dempsey Connects. Services are provided at no cost.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

29 Lowell StreetLewiston, ME 04240

(44.10056,-70.21719)
 

SKILLS

  • Gardening
  • Nutrition

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Orientation or Training
  • Summer & Fall position a few hours a week
  • Must have own transportation to move produce from Garden in Auburn to Center in Lewiston

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