Bayview-Hunters Point “Food Guardian” Job Opp

The “Food Guardian Project” is recruiting residents of Bayview-Hunters Point interested in working on community food security, urban agriculture, and nutrition education and awareness. This is a stipended, part-time opportunity.   Applicants who are proficient in Spanish, Cantonese, or Samoan language are strongly encouraged to apply:

SEFA Food Guardian (Bayview Hunters Point)

  • Open until filled
  • Stipended Part Time Opportunity (2-5 hrs per week @ $15/hour)
  • Term: Until November 2010 (with possibility of extension depending on funding)
  • Reports to: Food Guardian Project Coordinator (FGPC)

Project Overview

The goal of Southeast Food Access (SEFA) Working Group is to ensure that healthy, fresh, sustainable, and affordable produce is accessible to all residents of the BVHP. SEFA’s works in three main areas: Nutrition Education and Awareness, Urban Agriculture, and Food Access.

Job Description

Food Guardians will help advocate, promote and create a sustainable food system, including access to healthy food for all residents in the BVHP.

Food Guardians will reflect the diversity of the BVHP community. We encourage applicants with a variety of language and cultural competency skills to apply. The Food Guardians will work as part of a team to represent the community of Bayview Hunters Point and work under the supervision of the Food Guardian Project Coordinator.

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Required

  • Resident of Bayview Hunters Point
  • Ability to work with diverse communities in BVHP
  • Ability to work professionally & respectfully with community residents, city officials and community based organization staff
  • Demonstrated leadership, organizational and communication skills

Preferred Skills


  • Bilingual in Spanish, Cantonese, or Samoan strongly preferred
  • Experience with grassroots organizing
  • Familiarity with food justice, public health, popular health education
  • Familiarity with computer systems including Internet, Email, Microsoft office

Please submit a cover letter and/or resume describing your relevant experience and knowledge to:

  • Sabrina Wu
  • Food Guardian Project Coordinator
  • Email: SEFA.foodguardianproject@gmail.com
  • Fax: (415) 581-2490
  • Phone: (415) 581-2444
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Part-time Garden Director Job Opening at BVHP Boys & Girls Club

The BMA received this email late last week about a job opening at the Edible Schoolyard at Hunters Point. Please see the attached job description for the part-time Garden Director position.  To apply, please send / fax a resume and cover letter to:

To apply please send / fax a resume and cover letter to:
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco
Human Resources Department
Email: jobs@kidsclub.org
Fax: 415-445-5463

Here is the introduction to the job:

Garden Director (part-time)

The Garden Director is responsible for the garden program of The Edible Schoolyard at Hunters Point, located at The Willie Mays Boys & Girls Club.  This includes developing lesson plans, teaching youth ages 6-18, and supervising volunteers and Teen Staff in the day to day operation and maintenance of an interactive teaching garden. He/she is also responsible for being a healthy role-model for Club members and staff.  This is a part-time position.  The hours for this position are approximately 11 – 7:30pm, Tues, Wed, and Thurs and may include occasional Saturdays.

The goal of the program is to involve Club members and their families in all aspects of tending the garden – along with preparing, serving, and eating the food – as a way to increase access to fresh fruits and vegetables and develop lifelong healthy eating habits.