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Re: Community Garden Coordinator-Seattle P-Patch

  • Subject: Re: [cg] Community Garden Coordinator-Seattle P-Patch
  • From: "Jude Carson" <cleobar@nbnet.nb.ca>
  • Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2004 16:37:25 -0300

Oh I wish I lived in Seattle. That sounds like the job I'm doing now as a
volunteer!
Jude Carson in Canada
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Sandy Pernitz" <Sandy.Pernitz@seattle.gov>
To: <community_garden@mallorn.com>
Sent: Thursday, July 29, 2004 4:09 PM
Subject: [cg] Community Garden Coordinator-Seattle P-Patch


> Community Garden Coordinator - Neighborhoods
> Apply By: August 17, 2004
> Salary: $20.30 per hour, part time (30 hrs/wk)
> Location: P-Patch Gardens north of the Ship Canal
>
> Primary Duties: Work with P-Patch Manager and two Community Garden
> Coordinators to plan, evaluate, prepare, maintain and expand P-Patch
> Community Gardening sites. Organize gardeners at 49 garden sites (1,800
> plots) and work with volunteers who provide support to the program.
> Plan, coordinate and monitor the application process for P-Patch plots,
> use database to make plot assignments, collect fees, assess plot usage
> and adherence to program regulations, and develop procedures. Evaluate
> and coordinate maintenance at garden sites. Provide gardeners with
> technical assistance. Assist on planning for the long-term needs of
> gardeners and develop program policies. Work with volunteers to develop
> on-site management capacity. Solicit donations and prepare grant
> proposals. Develop and present safety procedures and training on power
> equipment. Prepare correspondence and educational materials to promote
> the program. Work collaboratively with other staff to expand the reach
> of the program both with new gardens and into under-served communities.
> Support and promote the Department's priorities of Building Strong
> Communities, Advancing Race Relations and Social Justice, Investing in
> Academic Success for all Kids, and Delivering Excellence in Service.
>
> Required Qualifications: The equivalent of a BA degree in social
> science, planning, environmental studies, horticulture, agriculture, or
> a related field, and two years of related experience (other combinations
> of education, training and experience will be evaluated on an individual
> basis for comparability). Requires working evenings and weekends to
> conduct meetings and to perform field work. Requires gardening work
> lifting up to 50 pounds, working outdoors in all types of weather, and
> standing, walking or bending for extended periods of time. Driver's
> License or equivalent mobility.
>
> Desired Qualifications: Able to communicate effectively, both orally
> and in writing; able to work collaboratively; be a skilled listener;
> community or grass roots organizing skills and work with diverse
> communities. Have demonstrated experience with organic food production
> and garden layout requirements. Word processing skills and an
> understanding of databases. Experience with program development and
> volunteer management.
>
> How to Apply: Send or email a cover letter and resume to Joanne Ivanek,
> 700 Third Avenue, Room 400 Seattle, WA 98104-1848 or
> joanne.ivanek@seattle.gov  Refer to Job #DON009-04.
>
>
>
>
>
> Thanks for your time,
> Sandy Pernitz
> Community Garden Coordinator
> P-Patch Program/Dept. of Neighborhoods
> "There was never yet an uninteresting life.  Such a thing is an
> impossibility.  Inside the dullest exterior there is a drama, a comedy,
> and a tragedy"  Mark Twain
> sandy.pernitz@seattle.gov
> 206-684-0284
> 700 3rd Ave, Suite 400
> Seattle, WA  98104
>
>
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