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About CFI

Passion. That’s the common attribute of those that work for our organization.  We are dedicated to helping the people who utilize our services.

If you’re ready to make a difference, browse our openings below. You can also make a difference for our organization by volunteering or interning with us. This is a great way to explore if our organization would fulfill your career objectives. Visit our Volunteer page to discover opportunities that may be of interest to you.

Positions Available

  • AmeriCorps/COMCorps Service Members provide direct service by engaging with the public through coordination of CFI’s programs. CFI hires three AmeriCorps/ComCorps members-a Community Garden Coordinator, School Garden Coordinator and Donation Station & Discovery Kitchen Coordinator. Full consideration given to applicants received before April 1st.

  • The VISTA’s work will support CFI's mission to ensure everyone has access to healthy local food. The VISTA will coordinate the ongoing implementation of the organization’s strategic plan, specifically those relating to marketing, fund development, and social enterprise development. The VISTA will coordinate and convene meetings among staff and board committees to implement and review strategic plans, and assist with research and grant writing. Deadline for application is April 24th.

  • CFI’s sub-site VISTA will assist in launching the SEO FOODLINK project, a citizen-based food access data hub for the ten counties served by the Southeast Ohio Food Bank & Kitchen. To improve CFI’s capacity and sustainability, the VISTA will assist the Executive Director in grant writing and develop program evaluation methodology and an evaluation database for all CFI programs. Deadline for application is April 24th.

  • Eligible OU students can work up to 10 hours per week throughout the school year for CFI. Projects can be tailored to your scholastic interests and the needs of the organization.

  •  Eligible OU students can work for the Summer months for CFI, assisting with the Donation Station, Community Gardens and School Gardens.

  • The role of the Community Engagement Manager is to develop and nurture relationships locally and regionally to support resilient food systems and provide opportunities for engagement with CFI. The Community Engagement Manager is responsible for the development and maintenance of the SEO FOODLINK project, a resource hub and learning commons to support a people-centered and resilient local food network concerning Donation Station Development, to assess and consult with communities to create their own Donation Stations to address food insecurity while supporting their local food economy; and volunteer/intern coordination for CFI’s various programs. Applications accepted until May 15th.

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