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Job Opening in Minneapolis

  • Subject: [cg] Job Opening in Minneapolis
  • From: "Corrie Zoll" <czoll@greeninstitute.org>
  • Date: Tue, 5 Mar 2002 11:56:00 -0600

GreenSpace Partners (located in Minneapolis) will be hiring a seasonal 2002 Greening Coordinator.  The information follows, and is also attached in an MS Word document.
Please post the document and pass on the information for anyone you know who might be interested in this position.  I'd like the information distributed as widely as possible.
Thanks for your help.

GreenSpace Partners

Position Opening


GreenSpace Partners is a program of The Green Institute that works with community members to improve the community through green space projects including community gardens, urban forestry projects, and city park renovations.  Our “Partners” include community gardens, block clubs, town home associations, neighborhood councils, and non-profit organizations.  More information about the program is available online at http://www.greeninstitute.org/GSP.


Once again this year we will be hiring a seasonal Greening Coordinator.  This position will report directly to the Program Director.  The dates of employment can be adjusted to accommodate an academic schedule.


Employment Dates:       April 15 – October 1, 2002 (flexible)

Pay Range:                   $10-$12/ hr

Benefits:                       None

Hours:                          30 hrs/wk (flexible); Saturday mornings required.

Requirements:               Driver’s License, familiarity with community gardens, ability to work independently in a diverse community.


The responsibilities of the greening coordinator will include, but not be limited to:


1.      Coordinating a market gardening program

·        Work with gardeners to plan, plant and cultivate market crops

·        Deliver tables, canopy, gardeners, and produce to market Saturday Mornings

·        Operate a table at the market, handling cash and distributing funds to gardeners.


2.      Assemble a variety of greening information in non-English languages

·        Research material already available in translation

·        Seek out community members/organizations to translate materials

·        Organize events within immigrant communities


3.      Work with community gardeners on individual projects

·        Distribute plant and seed donations and other supplies

·        Help community members to solve other problems as they arise


Applications should be received by Friday, March 29, 2002.  Applicants should send a resume and cover letter.  E-mail to czoll@greeninstitute.org is preferred.


Corrie Zoll, Program Director

GreenSpace Partners

2801 21st Avenue South, Suite 110

Minneapolis, MN 55407


Attachment: 2002 job description.doc
Description: MS-Word document

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