Green Jobs

Please see the list below for current job opportunities with our member organizations. If you are a Green Umbrella member and would like to submit a job posting, please send it to greennews@greenumbrella.org.
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  • March 21, 2017 10:45 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Gorman Heritage Farm

    Position Title: Farm Assistant

    Working under the direction of the Farm Manager to care for livestock and poultry, grounds and building maintenance, and assist with management of Volunteers.

    Job Responsibilities:
    Daily correspondence with and oversight of Farmyard Volunteers.
    Inventory and purchasing supplies as needed.
    Work with Education Team to educate visitors and groups, including all prep for groups.
    Manage Volunteer groups to maximize efficiency of work in Farmyard.
    Feeding, watering, cleaning, basic medical care and pasture rotation for livestock and poultry
    Maintain all records including but not limited to animal inventory, health, feeding and pasture rotation, volunteer tasks, daily tasks, etc.
    Grounds maintenance including mowing, trimming and snow removal as needed
    Maintenance and upkeep of buildings, fences, gates, latches and other property and equipment
    Attend and take notes at weekly farmyard meeting
    Deliver livestock to processing facility
    Assist with meat sales at Farm Shop.
    Other duties as assigned.

    To learn more and to apply, click here.

  • March 21, 2017 10:41 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Great Park of Hamilton County

    Position Title: Adventure Recreation Programmer

    Great Parks of Hamilton County is accepting resumes for an Adventure Outpost Instructor based out of Winton Woods. This is a seasonal position that requires a flexible schedule and includes nights and weekends.

    Job Skills / Requirements

    Responsibilities include: planning, preparing and leading youth and adult groups through various types of challenging recreational activities; preparing and presenting programs on various outdoor skills; maintaining recreational and program equipment; assisting with programs and special events. 
    Qualifications include: any combination of education, training, course work and experience that may qualify the applicant to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities. Completion of secondary education with post-secondary course work in parks and recreation and at least one year of training or experience which evidences a comprehensive knowledge of recreational activities, practices and procedures is preferred. Ability to communicate effectively; teach and interpret; demonstrate leadership; present a good public image and implement a new program is required. Applicant must have a valid driver’s license and a motor vehicle record that complies with Great Parks of Hamilton carrier guidelines.

    Starting Pay rate is $10.33 per hour. Benefits include membership in Ohio Public Employee Retirement System and free or discounted use of many Great Parks of Hamilton County recreational activities. Applications will be accepted throughout the season. EOE

    To learn more and to apply, click here


  • March 21, 2017 10:35 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Cincinnati Observatory

    Position Title: Outreach Coordinator

    The Cincinnati Observatory (COC) is hiring a full-time Outreach Educator who will teach a variety of astronomy topics in schools and other locations as well as lead field trips for groups visiting the Observatory. The position will report directly to the Outreach Astronomer and would begin June 1, 2017. Responsibilities include: contacting science teachers and arranging programs for students of all ages; preparing and implementing astronomy lessons; conducting follow-up communication and surveys with the teachers; utilizing computer simulations, telescopes and other astronomical tools; conducting outreach to community groups and the general public. 

    Applications are due April 10. To learn more and to apply, click here.


  • March 21, 2017 10:31 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Miami University

    Position Title: Director of Sustainability

    Position is responsible for the planning, development, and execution of sustainability initiatives and for the promotion of environmentally and economically sustainable practices related to the services provided by the Physical Facilities Department (PFD).  This will include collaboration between PFD staff and the wider university community including students, faculty and administrative staff.  Takes lead role for project teams assigned sustainability projects or tasks.  Works closely with the campus’ Sustainability Committee, academic department initiatives, and other University departments. Coordinates efforts to achieve the University’s Sustainability Commitments and Goals. This position will seek to broaden the PFD staff’s understanding of and sustainability related issues, practices and opportunities within our daily operations and their impact on longer term issues. The sustainability programs are expected to decrease energy consumption, measurably decrease Miami University’s impact on the environment, and integrate sustainability values and practices into Physical Facilities’ strategic planning, management of resources and operations, and facility planning and design. Position will primarily support the Oxford campus, but may be involved in sustainability and conservation efforts at other University facilities.  Perform other duties as assigned. 

    To learn more and to apply, click here.

  • March 21, 2017 10:23 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Greenacres Foundation

    Position Title: Early Childhood/Environmental Educator

    The Educator is responsible for developing and conducting education programs, camps and workshops that reflect the mission of Greenacres Foundation for Pre-K through 3rd grade students. Specific responsibilities include: developing and teaching programs for school groups; assisting with coordination, development and teaching of summer camps; perform outreach programs for schools and community organizations/fund-raisers; maintain education facility.

    To learn more and to apply, click here.

  • March 10, 2017 11:39 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Metro Parks of Butler County, OH

    Metro Parks is seeking a Senior Park Manager for Voice of America Park. This position is a full-time, year-round position and reports to the Supervisor of Operations. General responsibilities include oversee the execution of maintenance, conservation and land stewardship management; executing and overseeing revenue; supervising/coordinating regular maintenance and repairs of park areas and property; working closely with administration, community relations and financial services create and implement a park marketing plan; building and fostering relationships in the community.

    Applications will be received for this position until March 24, 2017. To learn more and to apply, click here. For a full job description, click here.

  • March 10, 2017 11:33 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Metro Parks of Butler County, OH

    Metro Parks is seeking a part-time Administrative Aide to serve the Division of Public Safety at various parks. This position provides administrative and secretarial support to the Chief of Public Safety and senior departmental leadership. The incumbent will work closely with their supervisor on matters of departmental operation and interfaces with other Metro Parks departments and personnel, law enforcement and the general public. 

    Applications will be received until March 24, 2017. To learn more and to apply, click here. For a full job description, click here.

  • March 10, 2017 10:59 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Metro Parks of Butler County, OH

    Metro Parks is looking for a part-time law enforcement officer. This position is year-round and will be located at several parks. Responsibilities include: enforcing federal/state/local/park rules and regulations, patrolling park areas, direct traffic, assisting visitors and issuing motor vehicle and camping permits.

    Applications will be received until March 31, 2017. To learn more and to apply, click here. For a full position description, click here.

  • March 01, 2017 2:42 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Civic Garden Center

    Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati, 2715 Reading Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45206 

    513.221.0981 / www.civicgardencenter.org

    Position Description: The Civic Garden Center Internship program is a thirteen week paid position ($8.15/hour). Interns will work in a variety of locations around the Greater Cincinnati area and will engage in a range of activities as they relate to the mission and programs of the Civic Garden Center. Working alongside Civic Garden Center staff, interns will maintain the ornamental and edible landscaping on the grounds of the Civic Garden Center, labor in various community and Children’s gardens and work directly with young people to engage them in activities focused on growing their own food and experiencing the natural world. Interns will have the opportunity to attend community garden and horticultural classes and receive on-the job training from horticulture and education professionals. The program culminates with the presentation of a capstone project based on the intern’s own interests (artistic, research, construction, etc.) as they align with the Civic Garden Center’s goals.

    Responsibilities:

    • Assist community garden and horticulture staff with ornamental and vegetable garden maintenance (plant seeds and starts, weed, water, prune, harvest, mulch, mow lawns, set up rain barrels, minor construction, manage compost, etc.)
    • Research, plan and implement garden lessons for children
    • Assist community garden staff in building new and rejuvenating existing community-based garden projects
    • Attend horticulture classes
    • Participate in workdays with volunteer groups
    • Keep attendance and lessons records
    • Assist with Civic Garden Center events and education programs as needed
    • Research, design and complete a capstone project that includes a presentation to Civic Garden Center staff and other interested organizations

    Qualifications: Interns must have an interest in community engagement and gardening, a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record, excellent communication and inter-personal skills, be self-motivated and self-aware, and able to work with a team and independently. Prior gardening experience is preferred. Interns are expected to arrange transportation to and from the Civic Garden Center each day they are scheduled. Interns must have a valid checking account for direct deposit payments.

    Physical Requirements: Interns must be heat tolerant and able to work outside for extended periods of time. Interns must be able to able to lift and move at least thirty pounds; must be able to bend, stoop, kneel, etc.

    Work Hours:
    Begin Date: Monday, June 5, 2017
    End Date: Determined by available hours

    Interns will work up to 30 hours per week. Weekend events and evening hours will be required.

    All applications must be submitted before 5:00 pm on March 29, 2017.

    Please send a cover letter and resume by mail or email to:

    Civic Garden Center
    Attn: Mary Dudley, Youth Education Coordinator
    2715 Reading Road
    Cincinnati, Ohio 45206
    513.221.0981 / mdudley@civicgardencenter.org


  • February 28, 2017 12:35 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Organization: Produce Perks


    Produce Perks is a regional nonprofit that pioneers solutions to address inequities within our food system.  Our work increases access and affordability of healthy foods, supports farmers and strengthens local economies - in our most underserved communities.

    Community Champion Coordinator                                                                         

    Position description:

    This position will provide coordination of the Community Champion Program. The goal of the position is to increase the # of SNAP recipients shopping at farmers’ markets and retail locations, participating in the Produce Perks program, through strategic outreach, engagement, and education. The Community Champion Coordinator will report directly to the Executive Director.

    **Community Champions are community members who receive SNAP benefits and are frequent farmers’ market shoppers.  Community Champions will promote the Produce Perks program amongst their neighbors; encourage and educate their neighbors on shopping at farmers’ markets; and provide guidance on how to utilize Produce Perks incentives.  Community Champions will receive a monthly stipend redeemable for produce at any food access point participating in Produce Perks.

    Primary Responsibilities:

            Work with partner organizations (including farmers’ markets) to recruit and identify Community Champions (volunteers)

            Organize and train Community Champions within designated neighborhoods

            Provide on-going technical assistance and support for Community Champions

            Conduct outreach activities to promote the Produce Perks Program

            Coordinate volunteer activities (peer-to-peer/door-to-door promotion, etc…)

            Develop evaluation measures and submit monthly reports

            Develop promotional materials (as needed and in conjunction with Community Champions)

            Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings

    Minimum Qualifications:

            Passion for farmers’ markets, healthy food, and healthy living

            Passion for addressing issues of equity, hunger, and social capital

            Familiarity with Greater Cincinnati communities; particular emphasis on neighborhoods of farmers’ markets and retail sites

            Experience with community and grassroots organizing

            Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to speak in front of small groups and public settings

            Strong interpersonal and organizational skills;  ability to work with diverse populations

            Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs and social media

            Highly motivated, creative person with strong attention to detail and ability to work independently

            Flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends

            Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

            Must be 18 years of age or older

    **Strong candidates will have experience shopping at farmers’ markets, have a history of participation with federal food assistance programs such as SNAP or WIC, and are longtime residents of Cincinnati.

    Additional information:

    The Coordinator will work with the Community Champions (CCs) to organize and track neighborhood engagement and individual participation in the Produce Perks program (zip codes, Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) sites, Community Council meetings, etc).  The Coordinator will serve as the point of contact for the designated CCs, distribute promotional materials, and provide training and on-going techincal assistance.  The Coordinator will also work in collaboration with our Market Manager Coordinator and participating farmers’ market managers. 

            The Coordinator needs to have the skills to coordinate and train approximately 10-20 volunteers (CCs). 

            The Coordinator needs to have a flexible schedule based on outreach needs and farmers’ market hours, including evenings (and weekends).

            Ability to work collaboratively in a small team setting

    Identifying Community Champions:

            Produce Perks Midwest (PPM) will work directly with OH Jobs & Family Services to create volunteer opportunities for individuals receiving SNAP.  Primary volunteer opportunities will be to serve as CCs within their designated communities. Volunteers will report to the CC Coordinator.

            Additionally, we will work with our participating farmers’ markets and community partners to identify additional CCs within their specific neighborhoods who are frequent customers of both the market and the PP program.  The CC will promote the PP program throughout the Market neighborhood(s) and enlist new customers to the market.  Produce Perks will provide stipends that can be redeemed for produce at any participating food access point within the PP program (no match required).  Promotional materials and technical assistance will be provided for the CC.

    To Apply:

    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references as one PDF attachment by March 27, 2017 to info@produceperks.org

    Please title email subject line: CommunityChampion_[first name][last name]

    No phone calls please.

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