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Southside Community Land Trust Job Opportunities

Grant Writer

Position Description: Assists the Grants & Communications Manager with locating and applying for grants; maintains the Grants Management system.

Job Duties:  Examines literature dealing with grants available from corporations, governmental agencies and private foundations to determine their fit for SCLT existing or proposed programs.


Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Jenny Boone, Grants & Communications Manager via jobs@southsideclt.org. Please indicate Grant Writer in the subject line of the email. Application deadline is Friday, September 23, 2022.  Projected start date is late October 2022.

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Community Engagement Coordinator

TerraCorps Members engage with their supervisors to develop and carry out three or more capacity building projects over the course of the service year. Some of these projects will involve recruiting, training, and/or managing community volunteers. Southside Community Land Trust has proposed the following potential project(s) for their Community Engagement Coordinator:

  • Develop an event to bring together various stakeholders surrounding the land trust to learn and talk about the intersections of food and environmental justice and the importance of building equitable community-level food
  • Develop a series of community engagements, inviting neighbors of the gardens and farms to a social gathering at the gardens and farms to learn and hear from them about their connection to the land trust, its work, food access and food
  • In conjunction with the Community Partnerships Manager and other key stakeholders, develop a community advisory board, to develop a two-year community outreach and engagement plan for 404 Broad
  • Assist in SCLT’s produce aggregation and produce prescription programs (VeggieRX), distributing produce to participants and partner sites, relationship building with farmers, participants and partners, and developing outreach and education materials for the

Development of these and other projects will occur during the first two months of service and consider the Member’s interests and skills.

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