About HOPE Collaborative, a project of Tides Center:
HOPE (Health for Oakland’s People and Environment) Collaborative’s mission is to advance racial, economic, and health equity in Oakland through community-driven food and neighborhood initiatives. We envision a vibrant Oakland where historically marginalized communities shape their neighborhoods’ future, have equitable opportunities for healthy food and safe community spaces, and build community wealth.
Status: Part-time, with potential for full-time
About the position: The Food Justice Community Organizer works directly with HOPE’s Food System Project Associate, Project Leaders, and Youth Action Board (YAB) members in promoting healthy food choices at corner stores in East and West Oakland in partnership with youth organizations, community partner groups, and volunteers through taste testing and other community activities and events. They will conduct outreach to recruit new stores, additional resident volunteers and develop relationships with local organizations that can be ongoing partners in promoting healthy products and changes at the stores.
To apply: Send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com with “Food Justice Community Organizer” in the subject line. Position open until filled. Applications reviewed on a rolling basis; first review deadline is May 15th, 2019. Early applications strongly encouraged