Last Updated January 3, 2017

GLFB is seeking a Warehouse Associate to join our team.  This is a full time hourly position and will require weekend or after-hours shifts as needed.  Benefits including paid vacation and sick days, holiday pay and insurance (health, dental and vision) and a retirement package are available to a qualified candidate.  The ideal candidate must be trustworthy and a person of integrity and possess high ethical standards.  While representing GLFB to the community this person will have to display tact and diplomacy to our donors, agencies and volunteers.  This associate will also possess good judgment and problem solving skills, with the ability to identify, analyze, and resolve problems in a timely manner as well as an aptitude to learn new duties; adjusts to new situations within a reasonable amount of time.  Employment is in a warehouse facility on cement floors, coolers, freezers and temperatures that fluctuate depending on the season. For a full job description, including directions on how to apply, click here.


GLFB is seeking a Route Driver/Warehouse Associate to join our team.  This is a full time hourly position and will require weekend or after-hours shifts as needed.  Benefits including paid vacation and sick days, holiday pay and insurance (health, dental and vision) and a retirement package are available to a qualified candidate.  The driver will be required to do donation picks ups along with food distributions to our communities.  When not driving a vehicle the applicant will be assigned to work in the warehouse and provide support to other associates.  The ideal candidate must be trustworthy and a person of integrity and possess high ethical standards.  While representing GLFB in the community this person will have to display tact and diplomacy to our donors, agencies and volunteers.  This driver will also possess good judgment and problem solving skills, with the ability to identify, analyze, and resolve problems in a timely manner as well as an aptitude to learn new duties; adjusts to new situations within a reasonable amount of time. For a full job description, including directions on how to apply, click here.


There are 3 Summer AmeriCorps Positions being sought for the Garden Project and Lansing Roots Programs. Service periods are March 20 – August 25, 2017, and each includes a $3,200 stipend.

The Resource Center Leader will perform a variety of duties to expand and enrich Garden Project services, especially to underserved populations, through resource distribution, promoting a more sustainable food system and improving access to healthy foods. Service will include leading volunteers at the Garden Project Resource Center, providing onsite community educational opportunities, offering gardening advice and aiding in plant, seed, and tool distribution. The RCL will organize, schedule and lead garden volunteers at the GP Demonstration Garden and local community gardens, providing general garden maintenance and site improvements. Full position description and application instructions are here.

The Community Garden Liaison will serve the network of Garden Project community gardens, with a concentrated focus at five high-need gardens. Goals for the CGL include fostering on-site community leadership, leading volunteers, assisting with translation and resource allocation and providing basic gardening maintenance, all under the overarching goal of creating more sustainable and inclusive growing spaces. This member will continue to build outreach and education capacity through modeling direct service for community gardeners and volunteers. Full position description and application instructions are here.

The Lansing Roots Farm and Garden Development Liaison will assist in the production and distribution of fresh produce for donation, assist in community and infrastructure development at the 5-acre refugee-specific community garden on site, and coordinate all volunteer activities at Lansing Roots. This position requires daily work at the Lansing Roots Farm site in Mason, is very physical in nature, and will be performed outdoors in all weather conditions. Work may also be based at our Lansing Administrative Office. Goals of this position include increasing the amount of fresh produce available to low-income individuals, improving site infrastructure, fostering community among gardeners and farmers, and developing a strong network of volunteers. Full position description and application instructions are here.