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[cg] position available

Position available
Coordinator of Youth Leadership Training
The American Community Gardening Association (ACGA) is seeking a part-time
Coordinator for a Youth Leadership Training Workshop which will take place
August 6-8 in Boston, MA.  The workshop is part of ACGA's From the Roots Up
program. The Coordinator need not live in the Boston area, but must have
access to phone, fax and e-mail.
The Coordinator will work as an independent contractor,  working 5-20
hrs/week (maximum of 200 hours).  The rate of pay is $15/hr, plus
re-imbursement for phone, fax and travel expenses.  Deadline for
applications is April 30.  The position will start May 15, contingent upon
funding. The contract will run from May 15-August 15, 1999.
Description of responsibilities:
The Coordinator will liaise with  youth who work as on-site Training
Coordinators at the Food Project in Boston, with ACGA's From the Roots Up
Program Director in Berkeley, CA, and with ACGA board members nationwide.
The Coordinator's responsibilities include:  working with the youth
coordinators and FTRU program director to plan and implement all logistical
aspects of the conference (site management, lodging, catering,
transportation, social events, tours); fundraising and conference
sponsorship; coordinating speakers and workshop session; publicity and
outreach; liaison with local partners and sponsors; coordination of awards
or recognition program; budget management; and thank yous
To apply:
1) Complete the application below and return it by fax or e-mail to  Karen
Payne, Program Director, From the Roots Up, phone: (510) 705-8988;  fax:
(510) 705-8989; e-mail: karenpayne@compuserve.com
2) Fax  a  sample of your writing (particularly samples of fundraising or
publicity/outreach materials) to: Karen Payne,  fax: (510) 705-8989.
3) Include the names and phone numbers of 3 people who are familiar with
your work (if possible, one should be from a youth who has worked with
For more information or if you have questions, please contact:
Karen Payne, Program Director
>From the Roots Up
phone: (510) 705-8988
 fax:  (510) 705-8989
e-mail: karenpayne@compuserve.com

Application Form
American Community Gardening Association
Youth Training Coordinator
Deadline: April 30, 1998

Name of Applicant
Name of Employer

Phone Number
Fax Number
Date of Birth
Social Security number
Educational status

Please describe your experience in each of the following areas.  Include
a) number of years experience;
b) name(s) and city of the organizations you have worked with
c) the nature of your responsibilities and achievements
Conference organizing
designing and implementing leadership training

event planning
- local
- national
- foundation grants
- corporate sponsorship
- individual donors
Budget development and management
Youth programs
Youth gardening
Contacts nationally with youth gardening movement
other youth issues

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