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Ways to Join our Team

Interested in working with CommunityGrows? We are currently looking for a Garden & Nutrition Educator.

CommunityGrows is hiring a full-time Garden and Nutrition Educator! This position will teach 8-12 classes per week, and maintain the garden spaces at their sites. This work will be split between Malcolm X Academy in the Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood and John Muir Elementary, in the Western Addition neighborhood of San Francisco. We are seeking staff members that have a real love of teaching and healthy eating, a commitment to social justice, and who want to work creatively as a part of a passionate, non-traditional team. Successful candidates will also have a demonstrable track record of working effectively in diverse, low-income communities.

Click here to view the full job description & apply.

CommunityGrows (CG) is looking for individuals to join our Advisory Board. As an Advisory Board member, you would assist in the development of CG’s mission and programs, strategic planning, financial sustainability, fundraising, and supporting the CG team in fulfilling their goals and objectives! There is a project here for any skill or interest, all that we ask is for a collaborative individual who has a passion for our mission. 

Advisory Board Sample Responsibilities: 

  • Committed to CommunityGrows mission, values, and goals.
  • Contribute vision, skills, and experience.
  • Actively participate in Advisory Board and Committee Meetings and complete assigned tasks.
  • Guide CommunityGrows through growth, development, and transition. 
  • Actively seek out and bring in resources – financial and in-kind.
  • Participate in volunteer workdays and CG team projects (as necessary). 
  • Enhance CommunityGrows’ public image through outreach to media, relevant community stakeholders, and personal networks.
  • Attend 10-12 Advisory Board meetings a year.
For a full description on Advisory Board duties, click here.
Interested? Click here to fill out our interest form and we’ll be in touch.

Learn about the VISTA program on the AmeriCorps website here.

Check back here soon if you are interested in future Americorps VISTA positions!