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  • November 07, 2017 4:54 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Working In Neighborhoods

    Organization Background

    Central to Working in Neighborhoods’ (WIN) mission is building neighborhood stability through increasing and maintaining home ownership. Since 1978, WIN has revitalized communities and helped families build equity by providing home buyer and credit counseling, sponsoring financial literacy classes, renovating and building homes for first-time home owners, and training neighborhood residents to work together to improve their own communities. WIN accomplishes its work of providing safe, decent, affordable housing by focusing on three core areas: community building, economic learning, and housing primarily for homeownership.

    WIN works closely with neighborhood groups and other stakeholders to ensure all homes are a welcome and integral part of the community. Since 1981 WIN has been involved in the construction and rehab of over 160 units of housing.

    Position Description

    The Housing Development Coordinator is responsible for the development of WIN’s homeownership opportunities and community revitalization in targeted areas to achieve WIN’s mission. Responsibilities include all aspects of the development process including but not limited to: project feasibility, site acquisition, financing, construction, and sale of the property. The Housing Development Coordinator will interact and collaborate with neighborhood groups, community partners, funders, and public officials to achieve WIN’s housing development goals.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree required. Masters preferred.
    • Minimum of three years’ experience in a related field and supervisory experience.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Computer skills
    • Thorough knowledge of the development process including construction financing.
    • Familiarity with government housing programs, lending process, and planning process.
    • Ability to work with a diverse group of people including agency staff, community partners, contractors, funders, and residents.

    To Apply

    Please submit a letter of interest and resume to:

    Working In Neighborhoods Personnel Committee 1814 Dreman Avenue Cincinnati, Ohio 45223 OR winfo@wincincy.org

    No calls please.

  • November 07, 2017 3:10 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Working In Neighborhoods

    Organization Background

    Since 1978, Working In Neighborhoods (WIN) has revitalized communities and helped families build equity by providing home buyer and credit counseling, sponsoring financial literacy classes, renovating and building homes for first-time home owners, and training neighborhood residents to work together to improve their own communities. WIN accomplishes its work by focusing on three core areas: community building, economic learning, and housing primarily for homeownership.

    Position Description

    The Community Development Coordinator is responsible for the development of WIN’s community engagement project with five neighborhoods in WIN’s target area. Responsibilities include working with residents, neighborhood organizations, and stakeholders (neighborhood community councils & committees) to collaborate on community projects and finding resources for those projects.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree required.
    • Minimum of two years’ experience in a related field.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
    • Strong computer skills
    • Desire and ability to work with a diverse group of people
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule (some nights and weekends are required)

    To Apply

    Please submit a letter of interest and resume to:

    Working In Neighborhoods Personnel Committee 1814 Dreman Avenue Cincinnati, Ohio 45223 OR winfo@wincincy.org

    No calls please.


  • October 30, 2017 1:05 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Interact for Health 

    Interact for Health seeks applications for a Fellow. The fellow position is a full-time one-year position. The purpose of the fellowship is to expose recent graduates or someone looking to make a career transition to community research, evaluation, philanthropy and grantmaking. The fellow is part of Interact for Health's Innovation and Learning team, working under the leadership of the VP, Innovation and Learning. The fellow will support specific community research and evaluation projects and will work on projects to support Interact for Health's community engagement and grantmaking work. Complete job description and requirements can be found at https://www.interactforhealth.org/job-listings

    Applicants should submit a résumé, cover letter and contact information for three references to Christine Bennett, Senior Director of Payroll, Benefits and Human Resources cbennett@interactforhealth.org. The application period closes at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017.

    For questions, contact Jennifer Chubinski, Vice President, Innovation and Learning, at jchubinski@interactforhealth.org. Interact for Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

  • October 26, 2017 12:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: City of Fairfield, Ohio

    The Fairfield Farmers Market is held every Wednesday from 4:00-7:00 pm all year long--May through October at Village Green Park and during the cold months in the Fairfield Community Arts Center. We are currently seeking an organized, energetic self-starter for the part-time positions of Market Manager. This person will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the farmers market, including on-site presence during all market hours, as well as off-site work during non-market hours. In addition, the manager will serve as primary contact for vendors, providing guidance for compliance with market rules and regulations. The manager will also seek out additional activities to offer during market hours such as cooking demonstrations, educational programming, music and other cultural activities and special events.

    The ideal candidate will have an understanding of and experience with the local agriculture, food, communities and economies. Must be reliable, friendly and self-motivated. We are looking for someone with effective oral and written communications skills as well as leadership and managerial skills. This position requires the ability to develop and maintain working relationships with vendors, local businesses and the surrounding community. Must also have experience with project management, program coordination, event planning, and community building as well as a valid Driver’s License.

    To apply, click here.

  • October 25, 2017 1:13 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: OKI Regional Council of Governments

    Job Summary:

    Position requires a significant background in environmental science, and a background and/or interest in planning and GIS.  Individual will work on regional planning for water quality issues under the guidance of an OKI Senior Planner. 

    Examples of Duties:

    §   Research, collect, organize and evaluate information of importance to OKI planning efforts

    §   Assist with field work

    §   Assist in writing reports

    §   Assist staff in preparing materials for OKI committees

    §   Create and update databases and GIS products for water quality

    §   Write technical and non-technical reports, summaries and presentations

    §   Participate in meetings by setting up and tearing down displays and equipment, and by assisting in presentations

    §   Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

    Job Qualifications:

    §      Student in Environmental Science, Urban and Regional Planning, or related degree program

    §      Creativity, self-motivation, and ability to organize tasks and materials

    §      Strong interpersonal skills

    §      Effective oral and written communication skills

    License, certification or registration:

    Valid drivers license, or ability to obtain one within one month of start of internship.  Good driving record.

    To apply: Email Nicole Hartman at nhartman@oki.org by November 10, 2017

  • October 24, 2017 2:45 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Enright Ridge Urban Ecovillage

    Urban Earth Farms (UEF), est. 2009 in East Price Hill, Cincinnati is seeking a farmer with minimum 3 seasons experience in organic food production including safe food handling and food processing practices for a 20 hr./wk. position February thru November 2018.

    The farmer will work in collaboration with an experienced farm administrator and the UEF committee of Enright Ridge Urban Ecovillage, (the sponsoring non-profit 501 C3 organization) to carry out our mission:  Urban Earth Farms grows and shares food using earth-friendly practices, while fostering a sense of community, and providing education, to create an equitable and sustainable local food system.

    Using a small rehabbed greenhouse and approximately a quarter acre of urban land, UEF serves its residential neighborhood with a CSA program that includes work/share members.   A local job training program, agriculture student interns and volunteer service groups provide additional support labor.  A recently acquired .4 acre plot is currently being developed to reach further into the diverse community. 

    Duties and responsibilities include:

    • Work independently and in coordination with the farm administrator and the UEF committee to accomplish the goals of the program
    • Grow quality food from seed starting to harvest and safe storage following organic principles
    • Build & maintain healthy soil in greenhouse and several growing areas using IPM and compost development
    • Grass cutting, weed management, and mulching as needed
    • Manage and maintain water catchment and irrigation systems
    • Maintain greenhouse infrastructure including propagation area, nursery, tool storage and storefront
    • Maintain farm tools & equipment; including BCS walk-behind tractor with implements
    • Maintain work schedule that accommodates workers in job training program, includes Saturday hours
    • Participate in UEF special events, tours, workshops, training sessions when appropriate
    Required education, experience and qualities:
    • Strong work ethic and interest in growing food to serve the local community while protecting the resources from which the food comes
    • Minimum 3 seasons experience in organic food production including safe food handling practices and processing produce for sale and storage
    • Demonstrated understanding of Permaculture principles and ethics; Permaculture Design Certificate preferred
    • Knowledge and experience with perennial fruits, berries, medicinal herbs, perennial systems
    • Demonstrated ability to engage, mentor, and supervise volunteers, workshare partners, interns and job training workers to get the work done

    Pay and benefits:  Contract: $7,480/season, will receive 1099 for tax purposes.   A full CSA share in-season.   Farmer may develop and present workshops that showcase a particular food or farm interest, earning half the income from each workshop.  

    Please submit a resume of applicable experience with a cover letter that describes why farming, particularly urban farming, is important, desirable work for you.  Include 3 current references with phone numbers

    Submit word.doc attachments via email to: urbanearth@enrightecovillage.org no later than November 15, 2017

    Subject line:  Farmer application attn: Suellyn

  • October 17, 2017 10:44 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization - Outdoor Adventure Clubs of Greater Cincinnati

    Do you have a passion for service, enjoy outdoor activities, and want to make a difference in kids’ lives?

    Then this opportunity is for you! Join a growing non-profit organization with a focus on providing outdoor experiences to urban youth. OAC was founded in 2013 with adventure clubs in 4 high schools. Today we serve hundreds of urban youth monthly in 24 schools in the Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky area. We continue to grow, with ever-increasing demands to expand our programs throughout the community.

    Join us in our mission to get more urban teens out into nature for healthy outdoor recreation, education, and conservation opportunities - at no expense to participants. More information about OAC can be found at: http://www.outdooradventureclubs.org.

    General Responsibilities

    The Executive Director is the chief executive officer of Outdoor Adventure Clubs of Greater Cincinnati (OAC). The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan aligned with the mission of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing and community outreach. The position reports to the Board of Directors.

    1) Board Mission and Strategy: Works with board and staff to ensure that the organization’s mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning and community outreach.

    2) Fundraising and Financial Performance: Develops resources sufficient to ensure the financial health of the organization.

    3) Organization Operations: Supervises and manages all necessary resources supporting execution of day to day operations.

    Personal & Professional Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline
    • Nonprofit experience including personnel and volunteer management
    • Solid, hands-on, budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting
    • Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation
    • Ability to convey a vision of OAC’s strategic future to staff, board, volunteers and donors
    • A passion for the outdoors as well as engaging and mentoring teens
    • Knowledge/experience of fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to nonprofit sector
    • Knowledge/experience of grant writing and application processes
    • Demonstrated ability to lead, collaborate and motivate board members, staff and volunteers
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills, in particular strong public speaking ability
    • Ability to interface and engage diverse volunteer and donor groups
    • Proficiency in working with people from diverse ethnic, cultural and economic backgrounds

    Key Deliverables

    1) Serving as OAC’s primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, the media and the general public

    2) Organizing events, managing grant applications and raising funds necessary to support the mission of OAC

    3) Reporting to and working closely with the Board of Directors to seek their involvement in policy decisions, fundraising and to increase the overall visibility of OAC throughout the region

    4) Strategic planning and implementation of OAC programs

    5) Planning, management and execution of the annual budget

    6) Supervising and collaborating with organization staff (Marketing Director and Program Managers) and volunteers to deliver OAC programs and events

    7) Establishing employment and administrative policies and procedures for all functions and for the day-to-day operations of the organization

    8) Establishing and maintaining relationships with various organizations throughout the region and utilizing those relationships to strategically enhance OAC’s Mission

    9) Developing and implementing marketing/communications strategies in conjunction with the Marketing Director

    10) Reviewing and approving contracts for services

    11) All other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors

    Position Details

    • Full-time position
    • Ability to routinely work Saturdays and some evening events
    • Salary commensurate with experience
    • Posting open until November 10, 2017
    • Start Date: January 2, 2018

    Equal Employment Opportunity 

    It is our policy to abide by all Federal and State laws prohibiting discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibiting discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

    Please submit resume, cover letter and references to: hr@oacgc.org


  • October 11, 2017 2:37 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    UPDATE: POSITION CLOSED

    Organization: Green Umbrella

    Green Umbrella, a sustainability alliance located in the Greater Cincinnati region, is seeking a Transit-Friendly Destinations Program Intern to work approximately 10 – 15 hours per week starting immediately and lasting likely through February. This Intern will report to Tri-State Trails Program Director and will work directly with the Green Umbrella Transportation Action Team members and leadership by providing staff support to the Transit-Friendly Destinations Program.

    About Green Umbrella:

    Green Umbrella is the leading alliance working to maximize the environmental sustainability of Greater Cincinnati. We’re driving collaboration to fuel measurable improvements in key areas of sustainability.

    Our vision is to have the region recognized as one of the top 10 most sustainable metro areas in the nation by 2020.

    Qualifications:

    Green Umbrella is seeking motivated and responsible college/graduate students (or recent graduates) with an interest in program management as well as a passion for environmental sustainability. The position requires excellent written and verbal communications skills, a strong work ethic and attention to detail.

    Previous communications and writing experience is a plus. Candidates should be comfortable working independently as well as with a supervisor.

    About the Position:

    Green Umbrella’s internships provide a chance to learn more about both the nonprofit sector and environmental sustainability efforts within the Greater Cincinnati region. Interns work alongside Transportation Action Team members to support implementation and administration of the Transit-Friendly Destinations Program. This is a paid internship a stipend of $500/month and interns will work on average 10 - 15 hours per week throughout the duration of the assignment. The intern may work remotely and/or out of the Green Umbrella office in the Madisonville neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio. There may be some evening and weekend hours required, dependent upon the Transportation Action Team’s event calendar.

    Typical responsibilities:

    • Work with key partners of the Transportation Action Team including SORTA, TANK, Tri-State Trails, and Queen City Bike to develop an implementation plan for the 2018 Transit-Friendly Destinations Program
    • Recruit businesses, organizations, and institutions to apply for Transit Friendly Destinations certification in the Greater Cincinnati region
    • Administer the application process for the Transit-Friendly Destinations Program, including scoring and awarding certification to applicants
    • Facilitate submissions to League of American Bicyclists Bicycle-Friendly Destinations Program to businesses, organizations, and institutions in the Greater Cincinnati region

    General responsibilities:

    • Answer Green Umbrella office phones
    • Data entry for email database as needed

    To Apply:

    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by October 24, 2017 to wade@greenumbrella.org. No phone calls please.

    GREEN UMBRELLA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND VALUES DIVERSITY AT ALL LEVELS OF ITS WORKFORCE.


  • October 05, 2017 10:18 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Imago

    General Description

    The Outdoor Education Intern is an integral part of the education team, and works with education staff to organize and develop curriculum and to design and present education programs. Depending on time of year, and intern’s availability the curriculum and programs can be for summer camps, our Branching Out Programs for Urban Youth, or for specific education opportunities.

    Schedule and Location

    Available Year Round. Time of year determines what opportunities are available. Time Commitment is about 3-5 hours per week. The only opportunity to work remotely is doing curriculum development. All other work happens at Imago or one of our partner sites.

    Responsibilities

    Intern duties and responsibilities can be tailored somewhat to meet the intern’s interest.

    Responsibilities MAY include:

    • Education: Co-present education programs in partnership with other education team members. Depending on the program that you are involved with this can include presenting or supporting summer camps, or presenting or supporting other programs.
    • Curriculum Development: Work closely with education team to organize existing curriculum and research and develop new curriculum for summer camps or our other programs.

    Requirements

    • Must be an excellent communicator and have great written and oral communications skills
    • If developing curriculum, must be comfortable following directions and guidance, be self-motivated and be open to feedback.
    • If teaching or co-teaching programs must be comfortable working directly with children, and be comfortable working in the outdoors (cold, rainy, muggy, buggy, etc).
    • If working with children, must pass a criminal background check.

    Contact Information

    If interested, contact Chris Clements, Executive Director at cclements@imagoearth.org or (513) 921-5124.

  • October 02, 2017 12:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: City of Fairfield, Ohio

    Description:

    We are currently seeking applicants for the position of Golf Course Superintendent to oversee the care and maintenance of the grounds Fairfield North and South Trace golf courses and the Fairfield Aquatic Center. This position requires work on evenings and weekends.

    Requirements:

    • Associates Degree in in Agronomy, Horticulture, Turf Management or related field; Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
    • Two years supervisory experience in golf course maintenance or parks maintenance.
    • Two years’ experience as Golf Superintendent or First Assistant or equivalent knowledge or experience to indicate possession of skills and abilities.
    • Leadership and managerial skills.
    • Effective oral and written communications skills.
    • Basic computer skills in word processing and spreadsheet
    • Valid Ohio Pesticide License and it must be maintained throughout employment
    • Valid driver’s license at time of appointment which must be maintained throughout employment

    For more information about the position and to apply, see our website at www.fairfield-city.org. Applications only being accepted online and must be submitted by 10/31/17.


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