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  • August 16, 2022 12:38 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Agraria Center for Regenerative Practices

    About this position:


    STARTING SALARY: Hours: 40 hours/weekWage: $18-22/hour, depending on experience

    LOCATION: In Person, Agraria Center for Regenerative Practice with some remote flexibility


    Agraria is an educational and research center that explores and demonstrates the benefits of regenerative practices at multiple levels-- environmental, economic, psychological and social, to their impact on human health and well-being. Agraria cultivates community resilience by modeling regenerative practices that restore ecosystem health, heal our relationship with the land, and grow just and equitable food systems.


    This position supports the BIPOC Farming Network (BFN), a part of Agraria Center for Regenerative Practice. The BFN offers online resources specifically for underrepresented farmers and food producers, publishes a monthly e-newsletter, contributes to other Agraria created content, hosts quarterly virtual roundtable discussions on pressing topics, and hosts workshops and trainings as well as hosts an annual Black Farming Conference. The BFN Administrator schedules and promotes programs, manages and tracks enrollment and other listservs, and serves as the point person for communication with the public. This position may also plan and host educational events on site or virtually. This position works closely with the BFN Team. This is primarily an office position, in a collaborative work environment on a 128-acre regenerative farm with some remote flexibility.


    • Serve as Administrative support to the BIPOC Farming Initiatives Director, and BFN Strategic Director
    • Update and publicize program offerings quarterly
    • Manage online program calendars, registrations, associated paperwork, participant communication, & evaluations
    • Coordinate contracts and communicate with presenters
    • Support programs or presenters with material purchases, set up/tear down, tech set up, refreshment prep, or other needs
    • Interact and engage with the public as an ambassador for Agraria
    • Update the BIPOC farm directory as needed
    • Communicate program related activities in person, in reports and through media
    • Create and design media for publicity
    • Stay up to date on regional and national BIPOC farming initiatives
    • Help to cultivate and track Agraria’s relationships with organizations and partners
    • Contribute to visioning, evaluation, and improvement of overall organization
    • Other duties that support the overall smooth functioning of the organization


    • Minimum 2 years’ experience in professional work environment related to education, equity, sustainability, agriculture, ecology, business, and/or public programs.
    • Preferred bachelor’s degree in Education, Communication, Sustainability, Environmental Science, Agriculture or related field.
    • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication, time management and organizational skills in professional work environment.
    • Competency and familiarity with office software, scheduling software, virtual meetings and workshops, information storage systems, calendar applications, and other relevant software.
    • Is passionate about and upholds the Agraria mission and principles.
    • Is passionate about supporting and uplifting issues related to historically underrepresented farmers and food producers.
    • Consents to a background check.


    • Ability to work in a typical office environment
    • Ability to set up educational programs indoors and in an outdoor farm setting, including things such as walking and carrying items over uneven ground, setting up tables and chairs, and lifting up to 30 pounds.

    To apply for this position please email a copy of your resume, cover letter and two professional references to David Diamond at Candidate review starts August 3, 2022. Position open until filled.

    More information and application can be found here.

  • August 05, 2022 12:37 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Last Mile Food Rescue

    About this position:

    Position Purpose:

    Last Mile Food Rescue is a Greater Cincinnati food rescue organization on a mission to save good food and get it to those who need it most. By using the power of volunteers fueled by technology (a mobile app called Last Mile), we connect Food Donors with Nonprofit Agencies who serve the region’s food insecure with volunteer drivers, fighting food waste and helping to end the hunger. Since opening our doors in November 2020, Last Mile Food Rescue has seen incredible growth. Volunteers love the simplicity of the app and accessibility of volunteering close to home. Food Donors and Non-profit Agencies see Last Mile as a critical partner in the effort to eliminate food waste and hunger in our region.

    We are expanding our internal team to support this growth and success. The Food Donor Solicitations Manager is responsible for attracting, engaging, and developing productive relationships with Food Donors to enable LMFR to double our rescued food volume in the next 2 years. We are looking for someone who is outgoing, and goal oriented with a passion for making our community a better and more equitable place for ALL our citizens to live and thrive.

    Major Responsibilities:

    • Sales/Solicitations – Lead the identification and confirmation of food donation sources.
    • Identifies and attracts sources of rescuable foods by connecting with food retailers/grocers, food manufacturers, wholesaler/distributors, restaurants, hotels and event centers and caterers.
    • Develops strategies for the awareness, consideration, and decision stages of the sales process.
    • Engages interest in food rescue/donation using various techniques and communication methods to develop long term donor partnerships which support our food donation goals.
    • Delights donors by ensuring an easy donation process, regular reporting, and on-going responsiveness.
    • Builds rescue supply to meet the food insecurity needs of greater Cincinnati.
    • Develop CRM tool (Salesforce) to monitor and report sales progress to meet goals.
    • Develop and manages programs which support the mission of Last Mile. These could involve one-time initiatives or on-going expansions of our work as outlined in our 5-year strategy document.

    Qualifications & Competencies:

    • Extroverted, optimistic and persistent
    • Demonstrated Sales Results
    • Passion to make a difference in the areas of hunger relief, food rescue and food waste reduction.
    • Excellent Communications, Interpersonal and Relationship Management. Skills
    • Comfortable with ambiguity, ability to work under the stress of challenging deadlines, changing priorities and ultimate purpose of getting food to those who need it most
    • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and reach/exceed measurable work performance goals
    • Digitally savvy – comfortable with/able to learn app technology, Salesforce/databases, phone systems/Dialpad and other computer software.
    • Flexible Work Schedule – Hybrid Work Environment
    • Various Paid Benefits (visit our website for more information)
    • Digital Start-up Environment & Supportive Culture
    • Minimum experience 2 years
    • Compensation $42 – 48,000 depending on qualifications
    • Start date: September 1, 2022 or sooner.

    Please direct interest and resume to: Eileen Budo, Chief Operating Officer Last Mile Food Rescue

    (513) 438-6138

    More information and application can be found here.
  • August 05, 2022 12:23 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Last Mile Food Rescue

    About this position:

    LMFR has just introduced a new program in Greater Cincinnati – the Last Mile Market! Last Mile Market is a mobile pantry that supports communities that are experiencing food insecurity and do not have a reliable source of free or low cost healthy & perishable food.

    We need someone who will go the extra mile to get our rescued food to those who need it. The Last Mile Market Associate will be directly helping communities facing food insecurity. We are looking for someone who is hardworking, mission driven and has a passion for making their community a better place for all citizens to live and thrive.

    This position is for you if you:

    • Have a passion to make a difference in our community.
    • Want to be part of the solution to hunger and food waste.
    • Enjoy working with customers and have strong interpersonal skills.
    • Are detail oriented and organized.
    • Enjoy variety and change in your daily work.
    • Have a high school diploma or GRE and a driver’s license.

    What does a Last Mile Market Associate do?

    • Regularly rescues food using the LMFR van from multiple locations and delivers to the Food Market location as directed.
    • Assists with the loading, sorting and distribution of food.
    • Interacts with customers in a friendly manner while taking orders and packing food.
    • Assists with the setup, distribution, and cleanup of the Last Mile Market.

    Qualifications and Experience:

    • 2-3 years’ work experience (Preferred).
    • High School Diploma or GED equivalent (Preferred).
    • Must be at least 18 years of age.
    • Current driver’s license with good driving record. No moving violations within the past 12 months.

    Work Schedule & Requirements:

    • Daily 8am-4pm, occasional Saturdays and holidays.
    • The ability to lift 30-60 pounds regularly.
    • Mild to heavy physical activity involving, moving large objects, setting up tables and sorting through food.


    • $15 an hour

    Please direct interest and resume to:

    Aaron Moore, Last Mile Food Rescue


    More information can be found here.

  • August 05, 2022 11:59 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Kentucky Waterways Alliance 

    About this position:

    Kentucky Waterways Alliance is seeking our next Watershed Program Director to lead our efforts to improve waterways across our state in partnership with the people that live, work, and play in those watersheds.

    Who We Are

    KWA has a 29-year history of success in our mission to protect, restore, and celebrate the waterways of Kentucky. We are a non-profit membership organization based in Louisville and working across the state in four coordinated program areas: Watershed Management, Water Policy, Community Engagement, and Development.

    Kentucky Waterways Alliance is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

    What We Need

    The Watershed Program Director plays a vital role on a small team, leading the Watershed Management Program. Through Watershed Management, KWA works with local stakeholders to protect, restore, and celebrate waterways large and small. We have helped to form watershed councils, written plans, conducted studies, performed restoration, raised funds for local groups, partnered with agencies and civic groups, and other innovative approaches to improving waterways health for the people and wildlife that use the streams, now and into the future. More information is available about the program on our website at

    The qualifications and experience we seek are as follows.

    • At least 5 years’ experience in watershed planning and management, including experience working with volunteer groups and managing projects

    • At least 2 years’ experience applying for and winning grant funding and/or managing grant projects

    • Bachelors degree in related field

    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including willingness and ability to work as part of a team and with diverse groups

    • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to the mission of Kentucky Waterways Alliance

    • Capabilities with and/or willingness to learn information technology applications, such as Microsoft Office, Teams and Zoom, and Google Mail and Calendar software

    • Ability and willingness to travel throughout the state of Kentucky and occasionally to national meetings

    • Valid driver’s license

    What We Offer

    The Watershed Program Director is a full-time professional position. At KWA our standard work week is four days. We have a minimum 32-hour week from Monday through Thursday, 8 hours/day, with Fridays off. We still get our work done in this time by focusing and being organized when we are at work so we can have a healthy work-life balance. Occasionally we need to work up to 40 hours in a given week to complete tasks.

    Pay will be commensurate with experience in the range of $50,000 to $55,000 per year. Benefits include: 15 paid holidays/year, 2 weeks/year vacation leave, 52 hours/year sick leave, partial work-from-home with $60/month stipend, health insurance (medical insurance 50% paid by KWA for the employee; dental, vision, and life insurance fully paid by KWA), retirement account with matching contribution up to 3%, and professional development support.

    Application Process

    Candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for two references electronically to or by mail. No telephone calls please. Position is currently open and will remain open until filled.

    More information and application can be found here.
  • August 05, 2022 9:24 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Raptor INC

    About this position:

    About RAPTOR Inc.:

    RAPTOR Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of birds of prey via rehabilitation, education, research and community service. We hold the proper state and federal permits that allow us to rehabilitate over 300 birds of prey annually responding to more than 25 counties in south western Ohio and Northern Kentucky for assistance. We deliver over 350 educational presentations each year at schools, libraries, senior centers, and other community events. We strive to cultivate respect for nature, inspire conservation action in our community, and protect raptor habitat.

    RAPTOR Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug-free workplace.

    About this Position:

    RAPTOR Inc. is seeking a creative, enthusiastic, hardworking person with a strong interest in bird of prey conservation. This person will be responsible for general office duties, answering the phone and greeting guests while taking information and directing them appropriately. This individual must be computer-savvy to provide general computer duties. This individual will provide developmental support as RAPTOR Inc. executes a capital campaign.

    JOB TYPE: Part-Time, 20 hours a week. Preferably Monday – Friday 10 AM – 2 PM

    COMPENSATION: $15 per hour

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 31, 2022. Interviews will be scheduled as qualified applications arrive.

    REQUIREMENTS: Must be a licensed driver.

    Job Duties:


    • Administrative duties such as filing, scanning, copying ad mailing.
    • Answering incoming phone calls and directing them appropriately.
    • Greeting visitors and preparing documentation.
    • Scheduling between multiple people.
    • Using software to make mailing labels and mailing communications.
    • Assisting with membership benefits and sponsorship packets as needed.
    • Assisting with annual appeals and membership drives.
    • Assisting with event and fundraiser planning and execution.


    • Maintaining and updating the donor database with the ability to prepare reports for management review as well as the ability to learn and adapt to and create new processes.
    • Maintaining and developing volunteer, member and donor communications.
    • Assist the Executive Director in areas necessary to meet the goals and objectives of RAPTOR Inc.

    Position Requirements:

    • A bachelor’s degree, (English, marketing, communications) with 2-3 years of experience.
    • Ability to perform to high standards with excellent organizational skills.
    • Needs excellent writing, editing, and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with staff, volunteers, and general public.
    • Ability to follow procedures precisely.
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and manage time appropriately.
    • Ability to maintain accurate records of information and data.
    • Command of Microsoft office and other standard computer software applications.
    • Ability to learn new database processes.
    • Requires a flexible schedule to attend special events fundraising initiatives and meetings that sometimes occur outside of business hours or on weekends.
    • Prefers experience with donor management software.
    • Confidentiality agreement must be signed.

    Accepting applications until August 31st.

    Qualified candidates are requested to send cover letter, resume, and two professional references to before the application deadline. Must be able to pass a background check

  • August 04, 2022 10:24 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Ohio Environmental Council

    About this position:

    The Ohio Environmental Council (OEC) seeks a full-time contractor to coordinate deliverables for multiple campaigns related to action on climate change across Ohio. The contractor will direct Ohio Clinicians for Climate Action (OCCA) to assemble and activate medical clinicians who are committed to advocating on behalf of their patients for climate action. The Climate Campaigns Contractor will serve as the organization’s liaison between OEC staff and clinician advocates in Ohio. The contractor will also coordinate deliverables for the Ohio Methane Campaign, which focuses on reducing methane pollution from oil and gas operations in Ohio. The contractor will ensure campaign metrics are met including earned media placement, lawmaker education, along with events and engagement of citizens. The contractor will build relationships with partner organizations and affected residents from eastern Ohio and work across teams at the OEC. This is a temporary contract position, with the opportunity to renew dependent on funding. The contractor may be based anywhere in Ohio as the OEC is working remotely, but will be expected to travel to Columbus on occasion if and when the OEC staff returns to the office.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Reporting to the OEC Interim Managing Director of Energy Policy, the Contractor will:
    • Recruit and build relationships with volunteers, climate activists, clinicians and medical students, partner organizations throughout Ohio and in the region
    • Create and disseminate issue toolkits (which include policy updates and action and engagement opportunities)
    • Train clinicians and volunteers on communication and advocacy tools and skills, persuasive writing, lawmaker education, and peer-to-peer recruitment
    • Event (virtual and in person) planning and execution
    • Build a basic understanding of the problem with policy and issue areas that are the focus of various climate action campaigns such as: carbon pollution from the electric and transportation sectors; state legislative policies related to energy efficiency to renewable energy; methane pollution attributable to oil and gas operations in Ohio; federal methane standards on oil and gas operations (US Environmental Protection Agency and the Bureau of Land Management);
    • Provide content and talking points for traditional and social media communications and identify opportunities for op-ed placement, statements, LTEs, press conferences
    • Assist in the planning and execution of advocacy events such as webinars, lobby days, trainings, issue briefings, etc.
    • Encourage and support the preparation of testimony on agency rules and legislation at local, state, and federal levels

    Performance Expectations

    Ensure all communications are accurate, compelling, and advance our strategic plan. Effectively develop and work towards multiple aggressive goals. Translate broad goals into achievable steps. Plan and meet deadlines for multiple projects. Demonstrate initiative and work as a team player.


    • Strong project management experience working with a diverse group of stakeholders.
    • Highly motivated, self-starter with ability to work independently and as part of a team and exercise good judgment while problem-solving.
    • Understanding of the impact of climate change and air pollution on public health.
    • Ability to translate complicated policy topics into clear, simple communications
    • Organizing or advocacy experience including knowledge of lawmaker education and media strategies.
    • Well-honed professional and interpersonal skills to build strong relationships with a diverse set of stakeholders including partner organizations, policymakers, healthcare professionals and residents from across the state, with a focus on eastern Ohio.


    This is a full-time contract paying $30-$40/hour range, depending upon experience, for up to 40 hours/week.

    About the OEC

    The mission of the Ohio Environmental Council is to secure healthy air, land, and water for all who call Ohio home. The OEC works for pragmatic solutions to keep Ohio clean and beautiful, and our communities safe. We fight for clean air and water, clean energy, and protected public lands. We hold polluters accountable in court while working with communities and companies that want to invest in a clean, more sustainable direction. For over 50 years, we have led many of the major environmental policy wins in Ohio. Visit the OEC’s website to learn more about our vision, values, and work.

    The Ohio Environmental Council is committed to working toward a just, equitable, diverse and inclusive environmental movement and seeks to hire staff and contractors that reflect the diverse communities and perspectives that comprise Ohio. The OEC is an equal opportunities employer. Candidates of all backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply.

    Application Instructions

    Send your cover letter, resume, and references to with “Climate Campaigns Contractor” in the subject line. Please let us know in your cover letter where you heard about the job. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

  • August 02, 2022 1:04 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Contemporary Arts Center

    About this position:

    Job Title: Art Handler

    Reports To: Chief Preparator

    Position Status: Part-Time, non-exempt

    Compensation: $15-$18 per hour


    Under the supervision of the Chief Preparator, the Art Handlers primary responsibilities are to assist with the installation of exhibitions, safe packing and movement of artwork and painting gallery walls. The candidate should be a self-motivated, conscientious individual who takes pride in their own work, with the ability to work collaboratively with others.


    • Install artwork safely and securely.
    • Safely transport artwork around the CAC using standard Museum practices.
    • Packing and Unpacking Artwork.
    • Paint and patch gallery walls.
    • Assist with general fabrications.


    Bachelor of Fine Arts or equivalent coursework in studio art and a minimum of 2 years' experience that includes regular art handling and packing of fine artwork. Must be able to demonstrate attention to detail as well as possess the ability to work with one’s hands and experience working with power tools. Available to work evenings and weekends if necessary.


    Requires the physical strength necessary to lift and/or move heavy objects. Able to lift and carry 50 lbs. and able to move, maneuver, and manipulate 250 lbs. using mechanical equipment. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, reach, crouch, climb a ladder and work comfortably on a scissors lift.



    Please send a cover letter and resume by August 31, 2022 to Aly Laughlin:

    The Contemporary Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, Veteran, or disability status.


    Mission Statement:

    The Contemporary Arts Center brings art and the creative process to all people through exhibitions, performances, and experiences that open minds.

    Vision Statement:

    The CAC will champion open minds and foster an inclusive culture by using contemporary art and mutual learning as vehicles for connecting people, cultivating creativity, and catalyzing curiosity.

    Value Statements:

    • Art has the power to create change by engaging with the issues of our time.
    • We must be a civic and community hub for open conversation and artistic expression.
    • Embracing diverse perspectives benefits everyone.
    • As a non-collecting institution, we must evolve and take risks.
    • Supporting artists, and making them accessible to our communities, drives empathy, creativity, and critical thinking.

    Learn more at

    More information can be found here.

  • August 02, 2022 10:18 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Dayton Department of Water

    About this position:

    Date Opened: 8/2/2022

    Close Date: 8/15/2022 

    Salary: $45,260.80 - $61,380.80 per year (Grade 119)

    Department: Water Reclamation 

    Job Type: Promotional and Open Competitive


    This is skilled work in the operation, care and maintenance of equipment involved in the treatment of wastewater.

    Minimum Qualifications


    Graduation from high school (or G.E.D.)


    Must meet one of the following:

    1. Must have one year experience in the maintenance of mechanical equipment; OR

    2. Successful completion of the Operator Training Committee of Ohio (OTCO) Basic Wastewater Operator's course. A copy of the course certificate must be presented at time of appointment.

    License Requirements

    Must possess a valid driver's license at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment. Within 150 days of appointment, must obtain and maintain a valid Ohio Class B Commercial Driver's License (C.D.L.), including the qualification to operate a vehicle with air brakes and any other endorsements required by the State of Ohio. Out of state residents must have equivalent licenses from their state of residences within the prescribed 120 days of appointment.

    Special Requirements

    Must obtain and maintain an Ohio EPA Wastewater I license within 18 months of appointment as a term and condition of continued employment.

    Promotional Qualifications

    Must be a full-time permanent or part-time permanent employee in pay grade 118 (Wage) or below, pay grade 29 (Clerical) or below, or equivalent, and been employed for 6 consecutive months by the City of Dayton in a classified Civil Service position. Identical scores will be broken by (1) seniority and (2) random selection method.

    Open Competitive Applicants

    Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination and providing documentary evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity. Identical scores will be broken by a random selection method.


    Examination dates and times are subject to change. Calculators will be provided for the Civil Service examination. Applicants appearing on the Promotional eligible list shall be considered for appointment prior to those on the Open Competitive list. Applicants are responsible for providing all necessary employment dates, experience, training, or any other requirements as stated in the Exam Announcement, in order for their application to be considered for certification and admittance to the examination process.

    Background Check

    A background investigation is required prior to employment. All candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position, including current city employees seeking transfer, promotion, demotion, etc. into a classified position.

    Drug and Nicotine Testing

    Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a drug screen. Applicants offered employment with the City will be required to pass a nicotine screening. Newly hired employees must remain tobacco and nicotine free as a condition of continued employment. The Tobacco and Nicotine Free Hiring Policy does not apply to current City employees.

    Important COVID-19 Information

    Beginning November 1, 2021, newly hired City of Dayton employees must attest to being fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus or be required to become fully vaccinated within 90 days of being hired.

    Examination Date

    Date & Time to be Announced

    Civil Service Board Office

    371 West Second Street, Lower Level

    Dayton, Ohio 45402

    *Certified candidates will be sent a link to self-schedule their examination time at a later date.

    More information can be found here.

  • August 01, 2022 9:06 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Ohio River Foundation

    About this position:

    Ohio River Foundation, a regional conservation non-profit organization, seeks an Education

    Program Coordinator for its education programs in Columbus, Ohio.


    • Develop, train, and manage field education team.

    • Schedule, coordinate and conduct experiential education field trips and in-classroom

    experiences for K – 12th grade students and other youth groups. These programs

    include: safety review, aquatic & terrestrial educational activities focused on ecosystem

    and watershed concepts, wildlife observation, biological sampling, water quality testing.

    • Increase school participation in River Explorer and Mussels in the Classroom programs

    through effective marketing and communication.

    • Safely and responsibly manage and maintain supplies and equipment.

    • Assist staff with program development.


    • At least 2 years college coursework in biology, ecology, or related field; Ability to

    demonstrate knowledge of ecological and hydrologic processes, environmental

    legislation and conservation issues.

    • Experience with children in an educational setting preferred.

    • Strong communication and customer service skills, including the ability to communicate in

    a professional, accurate and enthusiastic manner within the organization and with clients.

    • Ability to work self-directed and as team member.

    • Ability to make decisions quickly and independently.

    • Experience and/or training in office practices/procedures and operating basic office


    • Proficient in MS Office software desired and working knowledge of Google Docs platform.

    • Marketing and/or sales experience preferred.


    • This physically demanding position involves seasonal exposure to the elements, and

    candidate must be able to lift/carry equipment (up to 50 lbs).

    • Position requires reliable transportation that can be used for local travel within the greater

    Columbus area.

    • Position is p/t and hours are approximately 8-10/week, but will vary during school year.

    COMPENSATION: $25/hour

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To apply, please send resume and cover letter to:

    Ohio River Foundation

    P.O. Box 42460

    Cincinnati, OH 45242

    Ohio River Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    More information and application can be found here.

  • July 25, 2022 2:32 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Loveland Learning Garden

    About this position:

    Come help us make kids smile outdoors! Loveland Learning Garden 501(c)(3) of Loveland, Ohio is seeking individuals effective at leading primary/elementary age students in fun, hands-on, outdoor lessons using our onsite food/floral garden and nature trail as learning environments. Classroom teachers signup to bring their students outside to learn and our Garden Nature Educators take over. Choose your own days/times and have a say in what lesson title(s) you teach based on your areas of interest or background. Lesson plans and materials are available although creativity is encouraged and you are welcome to try new approaches to make it a great experience for everyone. The goal is to have a great time seeing kids smile as they explore, observe and investigate the natural world while supplementing what they are learning in class.



    • Deliver nature-based lessons to 1st-4th graders in an outdoor environment
    • Guide students through interactive learning using explanations and facilitation techniques relevant to age group
    • As needed, adapt approach to meet needs of group, learning objectives and weather conditions
    • Prepare lesson and organize supplies for successful outcomes; continually improve content and delivery
    • Effectively manage student behavior and group dynamics while ensuring the experience is fun and positive!


    • Share lesson improvement ideas and successful approaches
    • Suggest new lessons or activities


    • Use relevant technology to support communication with teachers or nonprofit team as needed
    • Contribute pictures for social media posts to support program outreach

    An ideal candidate will possess:

    • Self-motivation; responsible, punctual, professional
    • High energy level; outgoing and friendly personality
    • Enthusiasm for working with children to build love of nature and fresh food
    • Clear communication skills
    • Attention to detail and problem-solving ownership
    • Resourcefulness and creativity


    • Highly flexible based on availability. Classes are scheduled in 40-minute slots weekdays between 9:30-3:30pm during Fall
    • (late August thru October) and Spring (April thru May). Opportunities also exist for summer camp and afterschool program.

    Job Type

    This is an independent contract position. Fee paid according to terms of agreed proposal. Send resume, references and fee required to Must be able to pass a background check.

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