About the Position:
The Food Security Fellow is a one-year fellowship, with the option to complete additional years based on funding availability. The Fellow will support the implementation and administrative needs of the regional food system partnership. The fellow will support the partnership, attending to administrative needs and supporting data collection and mapping while nourishing the growth of this emerging regional collaboration.
• Support the building of a regional food system partnership
• Work with partners to identify, collect, and analyze food security data
• Schedule meetings, take notes, ensure strong and transparent communication
• Support the co-creation of a regional food security action agenda for the next 2-3 years
• Attend GWL events as required
• Other duties as assigned
• Must share a passion for Groundwork’s values and be committed to food security as a basic right.
• 2-3 years of related professional experience or an associate degree.
• Multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience.
• Experience working and communicating with a wide range of people.
• Ability to work independently to develop and execute priorities as well as work together in a
dynamic team environment.
• Strong organizational, problem-solving, and verbal/written communication skills.
• Flexible, able to juggle different tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
• Work as part of a team for assigned projects and to identify solutions and solve problems.
• Demonstrate sensitivity in handling confidential information.
• Commitment to fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and belonging in the workplace.
• Willingness to learn new skills as needed.
• Able to travel (locally) and work evenings and weekends on a limited basis.
• Experience using Microsoft Office programs and the Windows operating environment.
• Willingness to work at external events, outdoors and indoors.
• Work environment may involve minor physical exertion such as moving of materials, files, and
• Bilingual in English/Spanish (written and verbal)
• Bachelor’s and/or master’s degree with a concentration in data utilization, collective-action,
community engagement, public health, public policy, or similarly related focus
• Experience with mapping including GIS
• Experience working with data sets and research