Fwd: job opening
--- Growing Gardens <email@example.com> wrote:
> Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2000 09:50:13 -0700
> To: Community Food Security Coalition
> From: Growing Gardens <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: job opening
> Reply-to: email@example.com
> JOB OPENING AT GROWING GARDENS
> Growing Gardens' mission is to create gardens for
> fresh food, education,
> jobs and friendship with individuals, schools and
> organizations where the
> need is greatest.
> TITLE: Program Coordinator
> Growing Gardens seeks dynamic, creative,
> community-minded individual to
> develop and implement gardening programs to meet the
> needs of low-income
> gardeners in N, NE and SE Portland. Program
> Coordinator establishes and
> maintains partnerships with community organizations,
> volunteers and clients
> to build and maintain gardens at homes, apartments
> and neighborhood sites.
> The Program Coordinator also supervises the
> development and implementation
> of Growing Gardens' Youth Grow program by the
> AmeriCorps Education
> Skills Needed:
> 1. Strong organizational skills.
> 2. Clear and concise written and verbal
> communication skills.
> 3. Creative problem-solving abilities.
> 4. Program development, implementation and
> evaluation skills.
> 5. Experience supervising staff and volunteers with
> an emphasis on
> cooperation and team building.
> 6. Able to work with a variety of personalities.
> 7. Sensitivity to and understanding of the
> experience of low income people.
> 8. Knowledge of and experience with organic
> gardening and/or farming.
> Job Requirements:
> 1. Bachelor's degree in human services, social
> services, or related field
> or equivalent work experience demonstrating
> program/community development
> 2. Experience in project coordination, preferably in
> the areas of community
> development, urban agriculture, or environmental
> 3. Prior volunteer management experience.
> 4. Spanish speaking preferred.
> 5. Ability to carry up to 40 pounds.
> 6. Flexible schedule to meet a variety of job
> 7. Valid Driver's License.
> Salary and Benefits:
> $22,000/year plus health care, paid holiday and
> vacation, sick leave and
> the sense of satisfaction that comes from knowing
> that you are making a
> Start Date:
> June 5, 2000.
> To Apply:
> Please send a cover letter and resume to Growing
> Gardens, 2003 NE 42nd Ave
> #3, Portland, OR 97213. For a complete job
> description, please contact
> Growing Gardens at 503.284.8420 or
> firstname.lastname@example.org. The position
> closes May 5, 5pm.
> Growing Gardens
> 2003 Northeast 42nd Ave Suite 3
> Portland OR 97213
> 503 284 8420
> 503 284 5355 fax
> Creating gardens for fresh food, beauty, education,
> and friendship with individuals, schools and
> where the need is greatest.
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