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 28, 2017 11:35 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Cincinnati Parks

    Position Title: Summer Camp Staff (various position)

    Want a fun, outdoor job this summer? Cincinnati Parks needs summer camp staff! See below for the different positions.

    Naturecamp in the Parks:

    A nature-oriented daycamp program, ages 5 - 12, that visits 4 Cincinnati Parks. Education or Natural Sciences majors with teaching/child care experiences preferred. Develop your own lesson plans that include daily hikes, educational games, crafts and other nature activities for 12 campers per staff person each week. Must be able to work 9am - 3:30pm (Mon. - Fri.) and select Thurs. until 5 pm; up to 36 - 38 hrs/week.

    Preschool Delivery Mornings:

    A nature-oriented preschool program, ages 3 ½ - 5, that visits 4 Cincinnati Parks (same as above). Early Childhood Education majors with teaching/child care experiences preferred. Already created lesson plans include daily hikes, games, crafts and other nature activities for 8 campers per staff person each week. Must be able to work from 8:45am - 12:30pm (Mon. - Fri.), and Thurs. until 2pm, up to 20 - 25 hrs/wk.

    Nature Next Door:

    An award-winning, grant-funded program that visits 4 inner-city parks each week. Work with a team to provide educational crafts, games and other hands-on activities for inner-city youth ages 4 - 13. Lesson plans are already created. Education or Social Services majors with teaching/child care experiences preferred. Must be able to work from 9am - 3pm (Mon. - Fri.), up to 30 - 32 hrs/wk

    Camps at Nature Centers:

    A nature-oriented daycamp program with set age ranges and themes that change weekly. Staff will work with campers from preschool to middle school age. Education or Natural Sciences majors with teaching/child care experiences preferred. Already created lesson plans include daily hikes, games, crafts and other nature and science activities for 8 - 12 campers per staff person each week. Must be available to work hours ranging from 8am - 4pm (Mon. - Fri.), 34 - 38 hrs/wk. Late evening hrs or an overnight may be required on one evening during the summer.

    Qualifications: Basic knowledge of local nature and ecology, ability to interact well with children, ability to work outdoors, must be 18 years old, a high school graduate, ability to pass criminal police background checks, must have a valid driver's license and provide own transportation.

    To learn more and to apply, click here

  • March 28, 2017 11:19 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Our Harvest Cooperative

    Position Title: Food Hub Manager

    Closes: April 3

    Our Harvest Co-op is a union, worker-owned cooperative that farms using organic practices and operates a food hub that provides aggregation, distribution, and technical assistance for local growers while serving as a centralized source of local produce for institutions, individuals, grocery stores, restaurants, and other retail and wholesale buyers. Our Harvest Cooperative (OHC) seeks a passionate individual to manage its Food Hub Division.

    Responsibilities include: ensuring produce quality standards are met for all produce used in Weekly Harvest Boxes and wholesale orders; regularly inventory produce and other items; communicate Harvest needs to producers; coordinate pick-up and delivery of product from OHC farm properties; oversee food safety tracking and record-keeping systems; refine packing and distribution systems for maximum efficiency; serve as supervisor for WHB Coordinator, Food Access Coordinator and other food hub team members; perform customer service as needed.

    This is a full-time, year-round position. Applicants must submit applications by Monday, April 3. To learn more and to apply, click here.

  • March 28, 2017 11:12 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Our Harvest Cooperative

    Position Title: Weekly Harvest Box Coordinator

    Closes: April 3

    Our Harvest Co-op is a union, worker-owned cooperative that farms using organic practices and operates a food hub that provides aggregation, distribution, and technical assistance for local growers while serving as a centralized source of local produce for institutions, individuals, grocery stores, restaurants, and other retail and wholesale buyers. Our Harvest Cooperative (OHC) seeks a passionate individual to grow and lead its Weekly Harvest Box program.

    Responsibilities include: oversee all aspects of program; grow program participation significantly; forge and maintain relationships with pick-up locations; track weekly membership levels; write weekly e-newsletter; organize member events throughout the season; assist in daily packing of Weekly Harvest boxes; work with farm team to establish weekly WHB contents. 

    Applicants must apply by Monday, April 3. To learn more and to apply, click here.

  • March 28, 2017 11:01 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Working In Neighborhoods

    Position Title: Fresh Food Access Associate (AmeriCorps VISTA)

    Closes: May 5

    The Food Access Associate will assist WIN’s Community Development Planner to further resident-driven community development goals in the South Cumminsville neighborhood related to community health, fresh food access, and urban agriculture. One-year commitment, 40 hours/week between June 30th,  2017 through June 29th, 2018. Working at another job and/or school attendance during off hours is permitted.

    Responsibilities include: Identifying resources and education materials for community gardeners; providing logistical support to expand the weekly “Harvest Day” farm stand; promoting Produce Perks program; maintaining & establishing new partnerships to increase food access.

    Qualifications include: 21 and older, high school diploma or GED required, degree preferred; able to pass criminal/drug screens; great interpersonal communication and community outreach skills; experience working in diverse low-income communities; general office and computer skills; writing and research skills; team-oriented; interest in nutrition, community health  and/or  urban  agriculture.

    VISTA Program Benefits: Relocation Allowance, Training , Living Allowance, Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend, Health Coverage, Child Care Assistance, Student Loan Forbearance, non-competitive eligibility for Federal jobs.

    Applicants must apply through the AmeriCorps VISTA portal before May 5th, 2017. To learn more and to apply, click here.


  • March 28, 2017 10:58 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Working In Neighborhoods

    Position Title: Net Zero Housing Associate (AmeriCorps VISTA)

    Closes: April 24

    The Net Zero Housing Associate will assist WIN’s Community and Housing Development Team as we implement the South Cumminsville Net Zero Urban Village project. Responsibilities include: Community outreach to recruit eligible homeowners for efficiency upgrades/retro-fits; Assist during the process of updating the South Cumminsville Community Improvement Plan; Developing and promoting energy efficiency workshops, including research, outreach, publicity, etc.; Working with staff to develop and implement a Marketing strategy and materials to promote South Cumminsville and market WIN’s Net-Zero Urban Village project.

    Qualifications include: 21 and older, high school diploma or GED required, degree preferred; able to pass criminal/drug screens; Great interpersonal skills; experience working in diverse low-income communities; General office and computer skills; writing and research; community outreach; team-oriented; Background in sustainability, environmental studies, planning, or marketing

    VISTA Program Benefits: Relocation Allowance, Training , Living Allowance, Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend, Health Coverage, Child Care Assistance, Student Loan Forbearance, non-competitive eligibility for Federal jobs.

    Applicants must apply through the AmeriCorps VISTA portal before April 24, 2017To learn more and to apply, click here.

  • March 28, 2017 10:41 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Greenacres

    Position Title: Building and Grounds Seasonal Staff: Garden Maintenance

    This is a seasonal hourly position working in the Buildings and Grounds department of Greenacres. Primary responsibilities will be completing tasks associated with maintaining the landscaped beds throughout the Greenacres properties totaling 600 acres, focusing on the formal gardens around the Arts Center. This is an opportunity to get to work at a beautiful 1920s estate. Specific responsibilities include: plant maintenance,weeding, watering, transplanting of formal gardens and various Greenacres properties; planting annual and perennial flowers and shrubs; spreading mulch in beds; landscape installation.

    For more information and to apply, click here.


  • March 23, 2017 11:16 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: OKI Regional Council of Governments

    Job Summary:

    Position requires a significant background and understanding of community planning principles and self-motivation. Experience in statistical analysis and using GIS is preferred. Individual will work on regional planning and land use issues. Specifically, the individual will assist OKI staff with activities related to the implementation of the OKI How Do We Grow from Here, Strategic Regional Policy Plan (SRPP) www.howdowegrow.org. The Land Use Planning Intern will be involved in assisting with many aspects of plan implementation. The Intern will also provide assistance in activities related to the maintenance, improvement and operation of the OKI Fiscal Impact Analysis Model.

    Examples of Duties:

    • Research, collect, organize and evaluate information of importance to OKI planning efforts, for example, topics related to comprehensive planning, land use planning, sustainability principles, green infrastructure, fiscal impacts.
    • Assist with field work
    • Assist in writing reports and grants
    • Assist staff in preparing materials for OKI meetings
    • Create and update EXCEL and/or GIS databases
    • 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:

    • Graduate or Undergraduate Student or recent graduate of Community Planning, 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
    • GIS, Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills

    Start Date: April 2017

    Hours: 28 Hours/Week (Flexible)

    Pay: $10.10 Hour

    Parking: Free parking or free bus pass provided

    To Apply: Open until filled.

    E-mail resume and cover letter: 
    Nicole Hartman, HR Manager
    E-mail: nhartman@oki.org

    To learn more and to apply, click here.


  • March 21, 2017 10:45 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Gorman Heritage Farm

    To apply: Send cover letter and resume to aatkinson@gormanfarm.org by 5pm on 3/31/17.

    Seasonal, April – November. Part time, 25-35 hours/week.
    Reports to: Farm Manager
    Pay Scale: $12 – $14/ hour, based on education and experience.

    Purpose: 
    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.

    Education/Skills: Bachelor’s Degree preferred, High School Diploma/GED and relevant work experience required. Basic knowledge of livestock care as well as grain crops. Good communications skills. Positive attitude. Passion for the mission of Gorman Heritage Farm.

    Physical demands: 
    This position requires very strenuous physical activities. The work is performed both indoors and outdoors in all kinds of weather.

    Equipment operated: Tractors, truck with trailer, utility vehicles, hand tools, power tools, computer, printer/copier, and other equipment found in office, farm and teaching environment.

    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

    Applications are due April 10.

    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. 

     To learn more and to apply, click here.


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