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- From: "Tom Dietrich" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2002 08:49:24 -0500
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Grow With Your Neighbors in Dayton, Ohio has the Program Coordinator
position open. Below is the job posting information. I am trying to get
the deadline extended, but please apply ASAP. Thanks to anyone interested.
Grow With Your Neighbors
937-277-6545 ext. 207
PROGRAM COORDINATOR - G.W.Y.N.
(Grow With Your Neighbors)
Grow With Your Neighbors (GWYN) is a community gardening outreach program of
the Five Rivers MetroParks. GWYN provides technical assistance to community
groups in the City of Dayton with the development of community gardening and
greening projects in their neighborhoods which enhance and build strong
communities and individuals.
Under the supervision of the GWYN Program Manager – the Program Coordinator
is required to provide direct assistance to community groups with new
community garden construction; assist existing community garden groups and
garden maintenance; assist groups with organizational development and
gardener recruitment. (This includes planning, roto-tilling, plowing, light
construction, working with gardeners to make repairs to fencing, water,
adding soil amendments, etc.) In addition, the Program Coordinator is
required to develop educational materials; develop, implement educational
and community strengthening programs and activities such as Harvest Festival
Picnic, Summer Garden Tour and Spring Gardening Conference; is responsible
for recruiting, training and coordinating volunteers for the overall GWYN
program; and maintaining all tools and equipment assigned to the GWYN
Candidates must have Bachelors degree in Horticulture, Community
Development, Agricultural Sciences or related area, or equivalent
combination of education and experience. Minimum of three years of
experience in related field. Prior experience operating large pieces of
equipment, working with volunteer groups, vegetable gardening concepts, and
familiarity with garden construction and maintenance techniques required.
Ohio Divers License, which is insurable by Five Rivers MetroParks' insurance
carrier. Candidates must successfully pass a background investigation and
drug-screening test prior to employment.
Salary Range: $12.41; benefits package including health and life insurance,
retirement, and tuition reimbursement.
Applications and resumes must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on
Tuesday, April 2, 2002. For application contact Human Resources Dept., Five
Rivers MetroParks, 1375 E. Siebenthaler Ave., Dayton, OH 45414, tele. (937)
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