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[cg] Fwd: Job Announcement - Seattle P-Patch Program

>Date: Thu, 11 Mar 1999 12:29:00 -0700
>To: community_garden@ag.arizona.edu
>From: "donnette" <donnette@gateway.net> (by way of Lucy Bradley 
>Subject: Job Announcement - Seattle P-Patch Program
>Community Garden Coordinator Position
>City of Seattle, Department of Neighborhoods
>Salary:  $17.58/hour, full time
>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. 
>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.  Requires working evenings and weekends either to
>conduct meetings and/or to perform field work.  Requires gardening work
>involving lifting up to 50 pounds, working outdoors in all types of
>weather, and standing, walking or bending for extended periods of time. 
>State of Washington Driver's License or evidence of equivalent mobility.
>Desired Qualifications:  Able to communicate effectively, both orally and
>in writing; able to work collaboratively; be a skilled listener; have
>demonstrated community or grass roots organizing skills and work with
>diverse communities.  Have demonstrated organic food production and
>experience with garden layout requirements.  Have word processing skills
>and an understanding of databases.  Experience with program development and
>volunteer management.
>How to Apply:   Refer to 99-03, send a letter of application and a resume
>by March 16, 1999, to 
>S. Bergstrand, City Personnel, Suite 1224, Dexter Horton Bldg., 710 Second
>Ave., Seattle, WA 98104-1793.

Lucy K. Bradley
Extension Agent, Urban Horticulture
Maricopa County
The University of Arizona
Cooperative Extension
4341 E Broadway Rd.
Phoenix, AZ  85040-8807

Phone:  (602) 470-8086 ext 323
Fax:  (602) 470-8092
email:  BradleyL@ag.arizona.edu

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