The Food Council is Hiring! (CLOSED)

December 22, 2020: The Montgomery County Food Council is recruiting for two positions, a Policy and Advocacy Manager and a Food Security Programs Manager. Please see full details on the two openings below. We intend to fill these positions as soon as possible, ideally start dates will be in mid-to-late February 2021.

Food Security Programs Manager: This position is dedicated to coordinating the MCFC’s Food Security initiatives. This is a full-time, salaried position that requires a commitment of 40 hours per week with some required evening and weekend meetings. The Food Security Programs Manager will report to the MCFC Executive Director. We intend to fill this position as soon as possible, ideally with a start date in mid-to-late February 2021. View full description here.

Policy and Advocacy Manager: This position is dedicated to coordinating MCFC’s policy, community leadership and engagement, and racial equity initiatives. This is a full-time, salaried position that requires a commitment of 40 hours per week with some required evening and weekend meetings. The Policy and Advocacy Manager will report to the MCFC Executive Director. We intend to fill this position as soon as possible, ideally with a start date in mid-to-late February 2021. View the full description here.

The MCFC is committed to building equity in a food system that has, since its very beginning, established and reinforced structural racism and social injustice. We strive to create and strengthen pathways for those who have been marginalized by our food system to direct the policies and programs that will build a more equitable system. The MCFC prioritizes the expertise and leadership of people of color in facilitating systems change and building a team that reflects the diverse population of Montgomery County’s communities. We actively encourage and seek applications from Black, Indigenous, and people of color and members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community.  We also encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities. The MCFC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is firmly committed to a policy against discrimination based on age, sex, race, religious creed, sexual orientation, disability or ethnic or national origin.

Please help us to reach potential candidates through your partner organizations, listservs and social media platforms. Please contact jobs@mocofoodcouncil.org with questions.

 

 

Upcoming Events

Sep 18

East County Hub Food Expo and Community Connections

East County Hub Food Expo and Community Connections Event scheduled for Saturday, September 18th from 10am-1pm.

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Sep 19

MoCo Made Day

MoCo Made at Bethesda Central Farm Market on Sunday, September 19th from 9-1:30PM.

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Sept 20-22

Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future: National Forum for Food Policy Councils

The Power of Food: Cultivating Equitable Policy Through Collective Action

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Sep 20

The Child Tax Credit – Ensuring Successful and Equitable Implementation

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Sep 27

Food Security Community Call

Every other Monday, 1:00 to 2:00pm. Please register in advance.

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Sep 28

Food Education Working Group Meeting

4th Tuesday of each month, 9:30-11am via Zoom.

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Sep 28

No Kid Hungry: Helping Eligible Families Get the Child Tax Credit (CTC)

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Sep 28

No Kid Hungry: Helping Eligible Families Get the Child Tax Credit (CTC)

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Oct 5

Environmental Impact Working Group Meeting

The first Tuesday of the month from 9:30AM-11AM via Zoom.

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Oct 5

Introduction to Food Assistance Resources in Montgomery County

Introduction to Food Assistance Resources in Montgomery County: Tuesday, October 5, 2021, 11:00am-12:00pm

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Oct 20

Food Economy Working Group Meeting

Third Wednesday of each month, 9-10:30am via Zoom.

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Oct 26th, Nov 23rd

Gardening Grant Showcase

The Food Education Working Group (FEdWG) would like to cordially invite you to our Gardening Grant showcase that we will be taking place over the course of four (4) FEdWG meetings in 2021.

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