Jobs and Internships

MAP is THE place to get involved in Buffalo's Food System! Join us to make real change in the way we access fresh food. 

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Summer positions are typically posted Late Winter / Early Spring

Advocacy / Policy 

Food Justice OrganizerThis half time position is focused on organizing, educating and mobilizing community members. In addition, the organizer will spend time working with youth and partners to implement MAP’s food and climate justice advocacy and policy priorities, with a focus on building greater racial equity in our food system. 

Growing Green Youth Program 

Growing Green Youth Employee - First, fill out an application on the City of Buffalo's website for the Mayor's Summer Youth Internship Program (MSYIP). Next, contact the Youth Education Director to let them know you would like to be placed at MAP. Applications are due March 31, 2021. 

 

ABLE Team Leader ( Summer, AmeriCorps) - ABLE term runs June-mid August. 

Help MAP lead a team of young people through the Growing Green Summer Youth Program! Applications COMING SOON! 

Mobile Market

Mobile Market Coordinator (part-time, paid, seasonal, multiple positions available) - These positions have been filled for 2021.

Combat food insecurity on the ground in Buffalo! The Mobile Market Coordinator team is a vital part of our local food system and responsible for ensuring fresh, affordable and culturally appropriate food is available in diverse communities across the city.

Mobile Market Intern / Volunteer (unpaid, commitment up to you, college credit optional) Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

Become a neighborhood ambassador for a Mobile Market site; gain valuable knowledge about Buffalo's diverse communities AND our local food system. 

Mobile Market EXPRESS Volunteer (unpaid, commitment up to you, college credit optional) Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

Become a neighborhood ambassador for a Mobile Market site; gain valuable knowledge about Buffalo's diverse communities AND our local food system. This position is part of a study conducted by the University at Buffalo's Veggie Van Research Team. Volunteers will have the unique experience of participating in scientific research as it applies to food access. 

Mobile Market Street Team (unpaid, commitment up to you, college credit optional) Applications for summer positions due April 1, 2021.

Join our Street Team to learn how to organize and build awareness at a grassroots level. You'll gain valuable knowledge about Buffalo's diverse communities, our local food system, community building, and build power to fight food justice in our city!

Mobile Market Coordinator (1 year, AmeriCorps VISTA) - term runs August-July

Help MAP launch a brand-new food equity program in conjunction with the Mobile Market. This position has been filled for 2021. 

Urban Farm

Farm Intern (stipend, commitment for the growing season, college credit optional, multiple positions available) Applications due April 1, 2021. 

Learn about sustainable urban agriculture, permaculture, and more on our 1.25 acre urban farm nestled right in the heart of the west side of Buffalo.

Growing Green Youth Garden 

Garden Volunteer - Help #MAPYouth tend a one-lot kitchen garden on Buffalo's west side. This position has been filled for 2021.

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