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  • Subject: [cg] job posting
  • From: "Kaufman, Scott" <SKaufman@nybg.org>
  • Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2002 12:06:14 -0500

Manhattan Compost Project Outreach Coordinator
Some night and weekend work will be required

Required Skills and Experience:

*	Strong interest in composting and recycling
*	Organized, self-motivated team player
*	Ability and desire to work alone and create own projects
*	Strong computer skills
*	Ability and/or desire to do public speaking
*	Enthusiasm for leading groups and teaching classes
*	Strong writing and speaking skills a must
*	Bilingual Spanish very helpful

Additional Skills:

*	Gardening experience very helpful
*	Composting and/ or recycling experience


*	Help build curriculum and materials infrastructure for education and
outreach activities
*	Create educational aids such as displays, flyers, diagrams, etc. 
*	Teach classes and workshops on composting for residents and
businesses throughout Manhattan 
*	Help manage team of staff-trained volunteers by assigning workshops
and outreach activities, tracking hours, etc.
*	Identify new ways to encourage residents and businesses to join or
create composting initiatives
*	Help establish partnerships with related organizations throughout
Manhattan (i.e. Parks, museums, schools, government and nonprofit groups,
*	Identify successful community garden composting operations
throughout Manhattan; help non-composting gardens to establish compost
systems on site
*	Help organize and run major outreach events; help with planning,
site preparation, etc.
*	Help identify major institutions/businesses willing to compost on a
large scale; help create and manage pilot projects with these organizations
*	Identify public schools willing to incorporate composting into their
curricula/operations; train teachers, staff, and students in composting

Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letters to:

Human Resources
The New York Botanical Garden
200 St. & Kazimiroff Blvd.
Bronx, NY 10458

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