Core Group Coordinator - Dawn M Rizzo

The Core Group Coordinator shall oversee the SOUTH SHORE CSA operation, convene and facilitate SOUTH SHORE CSA meetings, create meeting agendas, maintain communication among Core Members, the farmer and members, and lead the planning efforts of the SOUTH SHORE CSA. This position will also coordinate information between the SOUTH SHORE CSA with the Farmer and Bethel United Methodist Church.


Treasurer – Alyce Sparandero

The Treasurer shall keep accounting of any monies raised, collected and disbursed, collects and deposits checks, pays the farmer, and reports to the SOUTH SHORE CSA Core members and membership on account balances.


Volunteer Coordinator – Dawn Rizzo

The Volunteer Coordinator works to ensure that members identify and contribute the agreed upon amount of volunteer time during the SOUTH SHORE CSA season, sets the weekly schedule for members to work/volunteer at the distribution site, and makes adjustments in the schedule in the event of discrepancies or conflicts in volunteer schedules.


Events Coordinator – We are looking to fill this position

The Events Coordinator collaborates with members and others to organize fun, informative and relationship building events for members and the community. This includes but is not limited to demonstrations during the distribution time, broader events hosted by the SOUTH SHORE CSA, community-wide events hosted by other organizations on Staten Island or NYC, or events hosted by Just Food or other umbrella organizations. 


Fundraiser – We are looking to fill this position

The Fundraiser shall lead the effort in developing key sources of fundraising capabilities to generate revenue for the SOUTH SHORE CSA to apply towards supplies and to assist in deferring the cost of participating in community events. 


Site Coordinators - Dan Mccarthy, Diana Puma, Sandy Kennedy, Veronica Perez 

Site Coordinators oversee the distribution of vegetables every week for the SOUTH SHORE CSA including unloading of truck and site cleanup, oversees weekly volunteers. Ideally this role should be filled by at least 2 people however can be accommodated by up to 5 or 6 individuals throughout the season. 


CSA Members

CSA Members who are not contributing as a SSCSA Core Member are mandated to commit to 5 hours of their time during the season, equal to 2 distribution days. Site work hours will be from 5 to 7:30 pm on Thursdays. 


If you are interested in being a Core Member, please contact us with the respective job you are interested in at: