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ob Opportunity:Community and Youth Garden Program Director -Austin

  • Subject: [cg] ob Opportunity:Community and Youth Garden Program Director -Austin
  • From: "Betsy Johnson" betsy@bgjohnson.com
  • Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2005 21:47:38 -0400

Organization:    Sustainable Food Center
Position: Community and Youth Gardening Program Director
Job Location:    Austin, Texas
Timeframe:    Permanent Full-time position
Salary: Mid 30s plus benefits

Community and Youth Gardening Program Director Position:    Local food
non-profit seeks skilled manager who can effectively monitor and
evaluate current community and school gardening activities and can
create new projects consistent with the organizational mission and local

.    Manage program goals and 1-3 program staff
.    Replicate program successes, thus significantly widening impact
.    Improve and develop all program material, including: training
materials, curriculum, other educational tools, and promotional pieces 
.    Develop and manage program objectives, budgets, and proposals
.    Create assessment measures consistent with program goals and
proposed outcomes
.    Produce monthly, quarterly, and annual reports for staff, board and
.    Maintain and expand network of community and school gardening
partners, such as: individual gardeners, volunteers, neighborhood
groups, other nonprofits, schools, school districts, elected officials
and media

.    Outstanding oral and written communications skills in English &
.    Demonstrated experience in teaching, training, and materials
.    Demonstrated experience with low-income families, both urban and
.    Demonstrated experience in managing non-profit programs in all
aspects, including budgeting, expense tracking, fundraising, reporting,
and evaluation
.    Demonstrated hands-on food gardening experience
.    Excellent computer, web, and database experience
.    Dedicated team-player who is culturally sensitive, able to
successfully juggle many tasks, including those on deadline, and is
willing to go the extra yard 
.    Degree in related field desirable (e.g. life sciences such as
Agriculture, Horticulture, Biology, etc.)
.    Some marketing and/or website development experience desirable

Contact Information:    Mail cover letter and resume to: CYG Program
Director Position, Sustainable Food Center, 1106 Clayton Lane, 480 W,
Austin, Texas, 78723    EOE.   Minorities/women encouraged to apply.
Open until filled.

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