The FoodCorps Service Member application is open! FoodCorps Georgia is looking for our next cohort of Service Members for the 2022-2023 school year.
What is FoodCorps?
FoodCorps is proud to be part of the AmeriCorps service network. This means that we are a grantee of AmeriCorps-receiving a portion of our funding from the federal program-and a member of an impactful service network that includes Habitat for Humanity, City Year, and Teach for America. We place trained FoodCorps AmeriCorps service members in schools across the nation for a year of service. Service members focus on three key areas of service:
Collaborating with educators and school nutrition professionals in elementary schools to teach hands-on lessons integrating school gardens, food preparation, and taste testing.
Healthy School Meals
Teaming up with cafeteria staff to support a cafeteria culture that steers students towards the healthiest options and gets them excited to try new healthy foods.
A Schoolwide Culture of Health
Getting the whole school community-from principals to the hallways to the bake sales-to celebrate healthy food.
What do Members gain?
In addition to professional experience and continuous professional development, members serving with FoodCorps GA receive:
Interested in learning more about FoodCorps in Georgia? Please reach out to our Georgia Team at GAPrograms@foodcorps.org with your questions.Know someone who may be interested in serving with FoodCorps Georgia? Recommend them here!
*FoodCorps is currently looking for members in multiple states: AR, CA, CT, D.C., GA, IA, MA, ME, MI, MS, NJ, NM, NY, OR. Please visit our website for more information about each or any of these programs.
The Growing School Food Gardens project is supported by a 2021 USDA Farm to School Implementation Grant. Learn more about this project.