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  • November 25, 2022 8:29 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Hamilton County R3source

    About this position:

    The Hamilton County Solid Waste Policy Committee is seeking a Public Member Representative. This volunteer position represents the interests of the public on the committee.

    The Hamilton County Solid Waste Policy Committee determines solid waste policies for Hamilton County to reduce how much waste goes to the landfill and ensure Hamilton County meets state-mandated waste diversion goals.

    This is a two-year appointment with six meetings per year. Policy Committee members must be Hamilton County residents. Applications accepted until December 20 2022. Questions may be directed to Solid Waste Manager Michelle Balz at 513-946-7789.

    More information can be found here.

  • November 18, 2022 10:03 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Great Parks

    About this position:

    Full - Time

    Winton Centre, Cincinnati, OH, US

    Be part of a team working to conserve natural resources for future generations! We protect and preserve over 17,000 acres of land in Hamilton County, Ohio. This position works collaboratively with our employees, volunteers, government agencies, and community partners to advance conservation and plan for the future. As a Conservation Biologist at Great Parks, you will assess habitat, prioritize management areas, advise park staff in land management actions, and lead restoration projects.

    • BA/BS degree in biological sciences, natural resource management, or similar field.
    • Strong collaboration skills & adaptability.
    • Experienced field biologist.
    • Broad knowledge of conservation and ecosystems in Hamilton County, OH.
    • Experience developing, directing, and managing multiple projects and timelines.
    • Knowledge of current trends and strategies in conservation, environmental planning, and monitoring.
    • Assesses habitat quality and populations to identify issues and prioritize areas for management.
    • Monitors and manages plant and wildlife populations in terrestrial and aquatic environments.
    • Designs studies, implements surveys, and manages habitats to support diverse communities of plants and animals.
    • Collates and analyzes data using statistics, prepares reports and presentations, and writes reports and summaries.
    • Serves as lead in planning wildlife management and habitat management projects.
    • Maintains database records and spatial data on plant cover and plant and animal diversity.
    • Processes and interprets data using GIS software.

    Great Parks Core Values: Integrity by operating with transparency and accountability; Sustainability by adapting to current challenges while being mindful of future needs; lnclusivity by seeking to understand, honor, recognize, and engage diverse perspectives, cultures, and experiences; Fun by inspiring others in the environment to build camaraderie through shared passions.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in biology, botany, or other natural resources-related field with 3-5 years’ experience that includes working knowledge of GIS, databases, and wildlife and natural resource monitoring, restoration, and management.
    • Ability to document identity and employment eligibility within three (3) days of original appointment as a condition of employment in compliance with Immigration Reform and Control Act requirements.

    License and Certification Requirements:

    State Motor Vehicle Operator’s License that meets GPHC current carrier guidelines. Possess or have the ability to obtain State Pesticide Applicator’s License within one year of employment, Ohio Prescribed Fire Manager certification within first eligible training cycle, and CPR within one month of employment.

    Typical starting pay for this position:

    $24.61 - $30.76 depending on experience.

    Benefits include:

    medical, dental, vision, paid life, Ohio Public Employee Retirement System, paid holidays, paid sick, vacation

    This position is posted until filled.

    Great Parks is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or any other classification protected under applicable law

    More information can be found here.

  • November 18, 2022 8:52 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

    About this position:

    The Principal Investigator Physical Scientist/Chemist position will be in the EPA’s Office of Research and Development, Center for Environmental Solutions and Emergency Response which provides research-based solutions and technical support to assist customers with regulatory, policy and guidance decisions and to help customers solve environmental problems in the built environment. Research and support include safeguarding public water systems; remediating contaminated soil, sediments, urban areas, and groundwater; providing emergency responders with tools to decontaminate built infrastructure and the natural environment; and advancing approaches and guidance for sustainable materials management.

    The Principal Investigator Physical Scientist/Chemist will conduct research associated with development and implementation of analytical methodologies for emerging contaminants, including PFAS, in water matrices. The selected candidate will have experience using liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry instrumentation for analysis of environmental contaminants in water matrices. The selected candidate will also be familiar with development and implementation of QA/QC protocols associated with analytical methods for measurement of environmental contaminants in water and be capable of independently performing analysis of PFAS in water matrices using a variety of techniques to include total organic fluorine (TOF), total oxidizable precursor (TOP), non-targeted analysis (NTA) and targeted analysis using LC/MS/MS. The selected candidate will also be familiar with laboratory information management systems or other data management systems and capable of managing large amounts of data generated externally from multiple sources/studies. The position requires appropriate technical, oral, and written communication skills to interact effectively with internal partners and external stakeholders.

    The salary range for this position at EPA is between $68,915 - $107,385.

    This position requires US citizenship with limited exceptions.

    For additional information about EPA Careers please visit: https://www.epa.gov/careers.

    If you are interested in receiving updates on this position, please send your contact information to: Jeff Morgan – morgan.jeffrey@epa.gov).

    Be on the lookout on www.USAJobs.gov for the position announcement to be posted.

  • November 17, 2022 1:54 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts

    About this position:

    Introduction:

    The Executive Director is the chief administrative officer of the Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts (IASWCD) and as such shall be in charge of the day-to-day operations and organization, supervision of the office operations and staff of the association. In that capacity, the executive director will develop and maintain a strong working relationship with Indiana’s 92 Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs).

    Duties:

    The duties outlined below (I – VII) will be carried out under the direction of the IASWCD president and board of directors:

    • Work with the IASWCD president and board:
      • Plan and coordinate board meetings, executive committee meetings, and IASWCD committee meetings as scheduled.
      • Plan training on leadership development, communications and other board development skills for IASWCD officers, board members and staff on an ongoing basis.
      • Coordinate the development, maintenance and implementation of the Association’s annual budget and plan of work, and long range plans in cooperation with the Board.
      • Evaluate and identify issues facing member Districts, the IASWCD Executive Committee and IASWCD Board.
    • Coordinate with the IASWCD’s legislative efforts at the state and federal level:
      • Under the direction of the IASWCD President and Legislative Committee by way of the Board of Directors:
      • Selection of a lobbyist to represent the Association in the Indiana General Assembly.
      • Setting the Association’s legislative goals for the state legislature.
      • Directing the Association’s lobbyist activities during the legislative session and throughout the year.
      • Working with Indiana conservation partners and government agencies to achieve legislative goals.
      • Working with members of the Indiana State Legislature and Congress, and their staffs.
      • Monitor legislative activities of the Indiana General Assembly and the United States Congress with respect to issues of interest to Districts;

    Administer and manage statewide programs and initiatives:

    • Conservation Cropping Systems Initiative
      • Serve on Oversight Committee per CCSI by-laws.
      • Supervise CCSI Director, and associated program staff in conjunction with the CCSI Director.
      • Monitor the expenditure of all grant funds to ensure that terms and conditions of each grant are met.
    • Urban Soil Health Program
      • Supervise the Urban Soil Health Director, and associated program staff in conjunction with the Urban Soil Health Director.
      • Monitor the expenditure of all grant funds to ensure that terms and conditions of each grant are met.

    Develop and maintain a strong working relationship with:

    • Indiana Conservation Partners
      • Indiana State Department of Agriculture’s (ISDA) Division of Soil Conservation and the State Soil Conservation Board
      • Current leaders of Indiana state government, specifically the governor and lieutenant governor (as Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development), and the current director of the ISDA.
      • Other members of the Indiana Conservation Partnership: and other conservation partners.

    Agriculture and Conservation groups, etc.

    • Indiana Farm Bureau Inc., Indiana Soybean / Corn Growers, Indiana Beef Cattle & Pork Producers Assns., Indiana Ag Nutrient Alliance, etc.
    • The Nature conservancy, Ducks Unlimited, Pheasants Forever, etc.
    • National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD)/NACD North Central Region
      • Establish and maintain a good working relationship with NACD chief executive officer, and the elected leadership of the NACD.
      •  Establish and maintain a good working relationship with the NACD North Central Region officers and staff.
      • Establish and maintain a good working relationship with the NACD North Central Region state association executive directors.
      • Attend meetings of state association executive directors on a region and national basis as they are scheduled.

     Assist with planning and coordination of IASWCD events:

    • Annual Conference
      • Supervise the Association’s meeting planning consultants to negotiate the hotel contract, guarantees for sleeping rooms, food and beverage for all events at conference, audio-visual needs, training room requirements, conference budget, conference registrations, and on-site (during) conference arrangements.
      • Coordinate an annual sponsorship program to raise revenue for program and scholarships.
    • Education and Conservation Programs
      • Oversee the implementation of various award programs such as: Conservation Farmer of the Year, Friend of Conservation, River Friendly Farmer, etc.

    Supervise IASWCD staff:

    • Hire staff or contract services as needed
    • Provide performance reviews annually for staff.

    Grant Development and Administration:

    • Pursue funding opportunities including grants from agencies and foundations. Prepare grant applications. Oversee the preparation of all grant applications prepared by staff.
    • Monitor the expenditure of all grant funds to ensure that terms and conditions are met.

    General Public:

    • Represent the Association in public appearances to inform the public of the purpose of the IASWCD, its programs and the programs of its members.
    • Represent the Association at various meetings, hearings, conferences, forums, workshops and conventions which may necessitate travel and/or overnight accommodations.

    Perform other duties as assigned by the President and Board of Directors.

    • Skills, Knowledge, Abilities and Experience Required
      • Knowledge of state and national natural resource and conservation programs and issues.
      • Knowledge of and interest in directing the legislative activities for a nonprofit organization at the state and federal levels.
      • Board leadership development training and meeting facilitation skills.
      • Fostering and maintaining cooperative working relationships with traditional and non-traditional conservation partners.
      • Meeting and event planning coordination.
      • Strategic planning to reach organizational goals.
      • Fiscal management.
      • Ability to manage and develop office functions.
      • Flexibility and versatility.
      • Work independently and initiate efforts when needs arise.
      • Grant writing and fund administration.
      • Personnel management.

    Supervision:

    The Executive Director shall be under the supervision of the IASWCD president and board, but shall exercise individual initiative and wide latitude in implementing IASWCD policies and programs. The president and appointed representatives from the board will evaluate the performance of the incumbent on an annual basis.

    Qualifications:

    Minimum education: Bachelor degree preferably in a field that relates to the responsibilities of this position such as agriculture, natural resources, environmental management, or non-profit management with work experience in natural resource related programs.

    Salary & Benefits:

    A benefit package is available and will be negotiated along with salary depending on individual needs.

    To Apply

    Send a cover letter and resume to: ExecutiveDirectorSearch@iaswcd.org

    More information can be found here.
  • November 15, 2022 3:58 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) 

    About this position:

    The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) has an immediate opening for a capable and motivated individual to join our team, contributing to outreach and promotion efforts to increase the organization’s impact. Under the supervision of the Communications Director, the Communications and Media Specialist will create and distribute publications, educational materials, emails, webpages, and social media. The successful candidate will join a team of bright and passionate individuals who are committed to furthering sustainable agriculture, family-scale farming, and the local food economy.

    Please consider applying if you have significant communications experience and an understanding and passion for sustainable food and farming.

    Position Summary:

    The Communications and Media Specialist will undertake communications and outreach on behalf of OEFFA’s educational and policy initiatives under the direction of the Communications Director, utilizing a diverse set of communications tools and channels. This is a full-time position based in OEFFA’s Columbus office but telework arrangements (hybrid or permanent) will be considered for exceptional candidates. The starting salary is $43,500 per year. Benefits include health insurance and paid time off.

    Essential Functions:

    • In coordination with program staff, develop and distribute content across a variety of platforms including social media, newsletters, email blasts, and press releases
    • Maintain and update a list of media contacts and cultivate relationships with media
    • Develop creative visual content for OEFFA social media channels, print materials, and emails
    • Collaborate with the Communications Director to manage and monitor all OEFFA social media channels and content
    • Incorporate updates and innovative design to assigned OEFFA webpages
    • Collaborate with other staff to develop membership materials and campaigns to retain and expand OEFFA member base
    • Assist with special events, tasks, and projects as needed
    • Utilize strong and project management skills
    • Provide excellent customer service and assistance to our members and constituents by ensuring information and assistance needs are met, and all communications work is handled in a professional manner

    Non-Essential Functions:

    • Answer general phone lines and provide other general office support
    • Help grow OEFFA’s membership
    • Contribute to general fundraising event work

    Qualifications:

    • Experience in communications, journalism, public relations, or a related field
    • Experience in writing and/or the production of several of the following: press releases, fliers, website (content), social media platforms, email listservs
    • Demonstrated experience in electronic communication and familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud (including InDesign and Photoshop) or other design applications, WordPress, and databases and engagement platforms on a Windows-based operated system
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Strong copy-editing skills
    • Demonstrated experience and commitment to providing equitable and inclusive outreach and communication
    • Experience in effectively planning, managing, and carrying out multiple tasks and meeting deadlines
    • Commitment to performing work with a high degree of accountability and consistent excellence with exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks at the same time
    • Passion about sustainable and organic agriculture, family farms, rural places, and equity and diversity in our food system
    • Ability to work independently

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience with social media tools (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc.) at a professional level
    • Experience with graphic design software (e.g., Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign)
    • Basic understanding of WordPress content management system

    Application process:

    The position is opened until filled. Interested candidates are advised to apply by December 5 to receive full consideration, although the position will stay open until filled. (If this posting is removed from the OEFFA website, we are no longer accepting applications.)

    Your application should be addressed to Reilly Wright, Communications Director, and consists of these items: a cover letter, resume, writing sample (e.g., feature article, profile, or marketing email), example of your social media work, and contact information for three professional references (indicate relationship to you). In your cover letter please address how your experience and background meet the requirements of the position. Please combine these as a single PDF file and submit via email to CommunicationsJobs@oeffa.org and for the subject line use “Communications and Media Specialist.”

    We seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool, and all employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and organizational need. In the same way that biological diversity is foundational to the healthy agricultural systems we support, we recognize that diversity of people makes OEFFA healthier and more sustainable. As part of the application, we invite candidates to describe how their life experiences enrich the diversity of our organization.

    More information can be found here.



  • November 15, 2022 10:04 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Dayton Energy Collaborative

    About this position:

    Organization Background:

    Dayton Energy Collaborative is a non-profit whose mission is to create sustainable energy programming and collaborate with neighborhoods to advance community resiliency and wellbeing.

    Started in 2012 as CleanEnergy4All, the organization has provided energy knowledge and programming to support low-income neighborhoods. Dayton Energy Collaborative is committed to working with partner organizations and community members to meet the needs of the community and build a sustainable future.

    Main Purpose of the Executive Director:

    The Executive Director’s primary responsibility is to provide visionary leadership for Dayton Energy Collaborative and oversee all affairs related to its mission. The Executive Director works with staff to accomplish the objectives and policies established by the Board of Directors and outlined in the Strategic Plan. This includes supporting and regularly meeting with staff to plan, direct, and implement Dayton Energy Collaborative's programs and activities. Additionally, they work to ensure that the organization remains financially sustainable. The Executive Director works to build and maintain partnerships with relevant organizations around the community.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Mission, Vision, and Strategic Goals

    • Upholds and promotes the Beliefs, Goals, Values, and Strategies of Dayton Energy Collaborative in all decisions, plans, relationships, and actions
    • Develops long-range strategies, short-term goals, and appropriate timelines for achieving and maintaining Dayton Energy Collaborative’s mission Leadership
    • Creates an organizational environment and structure that fosters personal and professional development and effective communication among all members.
    • Ensures that the operations of Dayton Energy Collaborative are carried out in accordance with the bylaws and policies of Dayton Energy Collaborative as set by the Board of Directors. Ensures that the operations of Dayton Energy Collaborative are in compliance with the organization’s status as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization under US federal law.

    Development and Fundraising

    • Responsible for the sound fiscal management of Dayton Energy Collaborative
    • Works to identify sources of funding for Dayton Energy Collaborative’s general operations and specific programs

    External Relationships

    • Serves as primary spokesperson for Dayton Energy Collaborative in marketing, public relations, and outreach activities.
    • Effectively communicates with allied organizations, associated agencies, government bodies, and community in general to promote positive and productive relationships in furtherance of Dayton Energy Collaborative’s mission and vision.

    Qualifications and Skills:

    • Bachelor’s degree or relevant education
    • Experience working in a non-profit
    • Experience working on energy projects
    • Experience performing building assessments
    • Demonstrated familiarity with and interest in affordable housing and community development
    • Strong organizational skills, including good attention to detail and follow through necessary
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Ability to establish priorities and manage multi-project workload
    • Understanding of local community and ability to work within diverse communities
    • Bilingual is a plus

    Salary Range:

    The salary range is $60,000 - $70,000.

    To Apply:

    To apply, please send a cover letter and your resume to info@daytonenergycollaborative.org

    Interviews will begin on a rolling basis on Nov. 14, 2022.

    More information can be found here.


  • November 11, 2022 8:45 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Ohio River Foundation

    About this position:

    Ohio River Foundation, a regional conservation non-profit organization based in Cincinnati, OH, seeks an Education Programs Manager for its school education and summer programs. Our River Explorer and Mussels in the Classroom programs are offered to thousands of students in Cincinnati, Columbus, OH, and Lexington, KY. The manager will lead the growth of these programs and summer course, along with our very talented education staff.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Develop and implement with ORF staff marketing plans and increase school participation in River Explorer and Mussels in the Classroom programs
    • Lead and conduct ½ day experiential education field trips for 4th-12th grade students and special groups as part of the education team
    • Manage education team and recruit, develop, and train new team members
    • Lead and develop, with staff, our Student Conservation Leaders summer program
    • Job requires local travel, and occasional travel to Greater Columbus and Greater Lexington
    • This physically demanding position involves lifting supplies and equipment (up to 50 lbs.), and working in varied terrain in different weather conditions.
    • Expand public education outreach on topics such as climate change and forever chemicals
    • Represent ORF and its programs at events, including the Cincinnati Coffee Festival, teacher conferences, and other events

    Professional Experience and Qualifications:

    • Experience growing education programs
    • 5 years of environmental education experience
    • Experience developing standards-aligned curriculum with an emphasis on hands-on learning
    • 5 years experience teaching K-12 students in informal and formal settings
    • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
    • Ability to work with and effectively communicate with a wide range of people including staff, teachers, community partners, students, and volunteers.
    • Ability to work outdoors and complete physically demanding tasks
    • Comfortable with standard software and programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as Google Drive, Dropbox
    • Degree in environmental science, education, or related field
    • Strong communication skills desired
    • Work self-directed and as team member
    • General knowledge of environmental legislation and conservation issues
    • Able to make decisions quickly and independently
    • Ability to communicate in a professional, accurate, and enthusiastic manner

    Compensation:

    $45,000 - $50,000 DOE + Comprehensive benefits package (health, vacation, etc.)

    Application Procedure:

    To apply, please send resume and cover letter to:
    Ohio River Foundation
    P.O. Box 42460
    Cincinnati, OH 45242
    rcogen@ohioriverfdn.org

    Ohio River Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    More information can be found here.


  • November 11, 2022 8:02 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Thriving Earth Farms

    About this position:

    Full Time position responsible for assisting in the production of food to further the vision of feeding the community in congruence with fostering healthy soil and carrying out responsible land stewardship.

    The assistant farm manager helps shape the crop plan, trains and manages the team, and assists the overseeing and growing of vegetables and maintaining farm spaces with support from the farm manager.

    About the farm

    Thriving Earth Farms grows food on land inside the Agri Community of Aberlin Springs in Morrow, OH. The market garden is the flagship of the farm operation and supports the immediate community through a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) system, where each household receives a weekly share of produce throughout the CSA season. Farm practices include no-till/low till, focusing on soil health and biodiversity, diversity of crops, use of cover crops, no chemical use of any kind,

    Responsibilities:

    • The assistant farm manager is responsible for much of the day to day operations of the farm.
    • This would include but not be limited to:
    • Working with the farm manager on production plans, crop rotation, fertility management, pest and disease management, maintenance of farm space and equipment, compost development and much more.
    • Managing the farm team and assisting in the hiring process for seasonal farm employees.
    • Assisting in the operations of growing vegetables including seeding, transplanting, cultivation, irrigation, composting, bed preparation, harvesting , and processing of produce.
    • Communication with company owner, client(s), farm market manager, and volunteers
    • Managing harvest, washing, packing and processing of shares and set up of CSA pick up days
    • Record keeping and data input throughout season
    • Assisting with research and development in processes crop management and farm systems

    Qualifications:

    • 2-3 years vegetable production, and/or horticultural experience with some management preferred.
    • Ability to work with and report to Farm Manager to help facilitate plans and follow SOPs
    • Must be able to lift and/or move 50+ lbs
    • Farm and tractor equipment experience is preferred as well as the ability/willingness to learn to use equipment such as 2 wheel BCS tractor, skid steer, chainsaw, utility tractor, power tools.
    • Strong communication skills, positive attitude and socially oriented
    • Organized and ability to work without constant supervision, self-motivated
    • Strong work ethic, attention to detail, and disciplined morals and personal ethics.
    • Ability to work in all weather conditions, this is a year round outdoor position.
    • Long term interest in developing an agricultural career

    Licenses/Certifications:

    Must possess a valid and current driver’s license

    Compensation:

    Starting $15-$17/ hr.
    Seasonally adjusted hours
    Educational stipend
    Lots and lots of vegetables

    Please Send a cover letter, resume and 3 professional references to:

    Farm Manager
    Nate Merkle
    nate.barefootdesign@gmail.com

    More information can be found here.

  • November 08, 2022 9:25 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Agraria Center for Regenerative Practice

    About this position:

    JOB SUMMARY:

    This position requires strong writing, communication, and research skills; the ability to work within a team and independently; a passion for Agraria’s mission; and the ability to organize multiple projects and meet deadlines. The Grants Manager will cultivate existing and new relationships with funders and work closely with Agraria Administrative and Program staff to turn project ideas and accomplishments into compelling requests for support, reports, and communications.

    RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

    • Identify and research institutional funding sources; including foundations, state and federal government agencies, and corporations.
    • Draft letters of inquiry, grant proposals, and corporate sponsorship packages. Revise and edit material written by senior and program staff. Write grant reports. Draft and edit other Development materials as needed.
    • Meet with team leads to discuss funding priorities and draft project descriptions for funding purposes.
    • Manage the Americorps VISTA and YSCF Miller Fellow programs
    • Ensure corporate sponsorship benefits are delivered.
    • Maintain a calendar of proposal and report deadlines, and ensure all deadlines are met.
    • Maintain grant records in the donor database (Donor Perfect).
    • Provide occasional support for Development mailings (query database, prepare mailing lists, etc.)
    • Maintain positive and professional relationships with Agraria donors, volunteers, board, and staff.
    • Other duties as required.
    • Contribute to organizational visioning, evaluation, and strategic planning.
    • Other duties as required to support the overall smooth functioning of the organization.

    QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

    • 3+ years of experience in a nonprofit organization, preferably in a Development role
    • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills - ability to write clear and compelling communications to inform and persuade
    • Demonstrated ability to be a self-starter and to complete detail-oriented work with a high level of accuracy
    • Knowledge and experience with PC-based computer systems, Microsoft or Google Suite, email and video conferencing software such as Zoom & Google Meet
    • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or commensurate experience
    • Proficiency with fundraising software/donor databases, preferably DonorPerfect
    • Genuine passion for Agraria’s mission, and a desire to share that with others

    CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES:

    • Candidates must be motivated self-starters with constructive, clear communication skills and willing to work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively
    • Ability to think critically and make decisions based on available information
    • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple complex projects simultaneously
    • Interest in helping with projects outside of defined job responsibilities such as, but not limited to, gardening projects, events, occasional weekend work, and educational programs.

    To apply for this position please email a copy of your resume, a letter of interest and two professional references to Assistant Director of Development, Naomi Bongorno, at nbongorno@agrariacenter.org. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. First review will begin October 10, 2022.

    More information can be found here.

  • November 08, 2022 9:06 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Agraia Center for Regenerative Practice

    About this position:

    REPORTS TO:
    Outreach Director
    SALARY:
    Suggested range based on experience $18.00-$22.00
    SCHEDULE:
    Start on or before January 16; 20-25 hours / week
    Flexible work schedule with an expectation for evening and weekend availability

    JOB SUMMARY:

    This position will coordinate the second phase of the Yellow Springs Climate Action and Sustainability Plan for a six-month period with the possibility of a further six-month extension contingent upon available funding. The Coordinator will provide administrative support to implement CASP initiatives in partnership with CASP Committee organizations, establish and maintain shared measurement goals, identify funding opportunities and communicate CASP work to the Village Council, the Village Environmental Commission and through various media outlets. The CASP initiatives and focus areas will fall into one or more of the following six domains: Energy & Building, Food, Native Habitat, Transportation, Waste and Water.

    The CASP Coordinator should be a meticulous recordkeeper, skilled verbal and written communicator, have a passion for climate action and sustainability initiatives and a familiarity with the Village of Yellow Springs and surrounding communities.

    The CASP Coordinator collaborates regularly with members of the CASP Committee, which develops priorities for the Coordinator. The Coordinator will work out of Agraria’s Kettering Building offices and will be expected to participate in community events and meetings within Yellow Springs and relevant surrounding communities.

    DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Work with Agraria’s Outreach Director to create agendas and distribute minutes for all monthly CASP Meetings.
    • Attend monthly community meetings as needed including, but not limited to, Environmental Commission, Miami Township Trustee and Village of Yellow Springs Council meetings and provide written reports to the CASP Committee.
    • Identify and apply for at least two potential funding opportunities to further the CASP initiative.
    • Establish and implement at least one data collection opportunity and shared measurement goal for each domain.
    • With the CASP Committee, conduct three organizational and ten residential voluntary waste audits.
    • Support the planning of the 2023 Village of Yellow Spring’s NWF Habitat Earth Day event.
    • Research incentives and design an educational campaign around stormwater management and bioswale development.
    • Organize workdays and community campaigns to remove invasive species and plant native species on private and public properties.
    • Create a 2023 budget and projected funding sources.
    • Work with the YS National Wildlife Federation Community Habitat initiative to integrate their goals with President Biden’s 30 by 30 initiative, including through the creation of a local native habitat map.
    • Organize educational opportunities targeting Village Staff, Village Council and business owners on climate-smart strategies for local government and business.
    • Developing actionable goals for continuation of Phase II 2023.
    • Communicate activities in person or through media and engage with the public.

    QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

    • Familiarity with the CASP Domains and experience working within at least one of these domains is preferred.
    • Familiarity with information storage systems, calendar applications, and other relevant software.
    • Familiarity with concepts central to Climate Action and Sustainability Planning.
    • Maintain a clean and organized workspace.
    • Valid Ohio driver’s license.

    CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES:

    • Candidate must be comfortable working outdoors and in inclement weather.
    • Candidate must be able to work independently.
    • Candidate must be network with a diverse constituency.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Demonstrates excellent project management skills.

    To apply for this position please email a copy of your resume, a letter of interest, and two professional references to David Diamond at Ddiamond@agrariacenter.org. Resumes will be accepted until Friday December 2, 2022.

    More information can be found here.

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