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AmeriCorps Farm to School Program

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Apply to Serve with the AmeriCorps Farm to School Program

Enrollment is now open for the 2019-2020 service year!

 
member recruitment
 

To apply for an AmeriCorps Farm to School service position, please fill out our online application. The online application also includes a complete list of available positions and host site locations. Our service year has already started, but we are still looking to enroll more members. We recommend getting your application in as soon as you can! For questions about the program, how serving with our program might fit into your career path, or the online application, please email kara.ignasiak@dpi.wi.gov.

To learn more about what it’s like to be a member, check out AmeriCorps members, Alyssa Morris and Amberle Schwartz, along with their program director, Kara Ignasiak, on 90FM Tuning Fork station's Farm to School episode!

 

Timeline for New Member Enrollment:

 

Member Benefits

Full-Time Members:

 
  • Total living allowance – $14,000
  • Education award (upon successful completion) - $6,095
  • Health insurance
  • Child care benefits
  • Attendance to a professional conference
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities and training
  • Student loan deferment

Half-Time Members:

 
  • Total living allowance – $7,400
  • Education award (upon successful completion) - $3,047.50
  • Attendance to a professional conference
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities and training
  • Student loan deferment

How to Become a Host Site

The AmeriCorps Farm to School Program is seeking new host sites for the 2019-2020 service year!

 

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For more details on what is involved in becoming a host site for our program, please refer to the New Site Application linked below. You can also set up a time to talk with the program director in regard to your organization’s farm to school dreams and how this program can help you reach them by emailing kara.ignasiak@dpi.wi.gov.

 

Thank you to all of our past and current AmeriCorps Farm to School members.

This work would not be possible without you!

 

2017-18 service members

 
2017-18 Service Members

2018-19 service members

 
2018-19 Service Members

AmeriCorps F2S Contact

Kara Ignasiak, MS, RDN, CD
Phone: (715) 214-6080
E-Mail: kara.ignasiak@dpi.wi.gov or AmeriCorpsF2S@dpi.wi.gov

Non-Discrimination in Employment

It is against the law for organizations that receive federal financial assistance from the Corporation of National and Community Service to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, sex, age, political affiliation, or religion. The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, creed, age, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, marital status or parental status, sexual orientation, or disability. It is also unlawful to retaliate against any person who, or organization that files, a complaint about such discrimination. In addition to filing a complaint with local and state agencies that are responsible for resolving discrimination complaints, you may bring a complaint to the attention of the Corporation for National and Community Service. If you believe that you or others have been discriminated against, or if you want more information, contact:
 
Office of Civil Rights and Inclusiveness
Corporation of National and Community Service
1201 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20525
1-800-833-3722 (TTY and reasonable accommodation line)
(202) 565-3465 (FAX); eo@cns.gov (email)