Under the direction of the Operations and Development Director, the Community Programs Coordinator VISTA will work directly with YGP’s many community-based programs and events. We are looking for an individual who is flexible, collaborative, able to work independently, exhibits strong leadership, and is enthusiastic about using the profound process of growing food as a healthy space for all members of the community to learn and grow.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Community Programs Management
Manages the following YGP community programs and events including managing supplies, recruiting volunteers/participants, scheduling with staff, marketing and public relations, and evaluating program inputs/outputs:
Weed N Feed & Volunteer Program
Rentals & Farm Stand Pilot
Various alumni, coalition, and community events
Public Program Development & General Organizational Capacity Building
Design and implement new visible and inclusive educational resources for all ages and populations in the region
Assist in developing new partnerships and coalitions in the community to support existing and future programs and events
Assist with ongoing outreach to the community and YGP stakeholders (volunteers, partners, sponsors, alumni, etc.)
Assist in developing YGP’s CRM database, re-branding, and public image campaign
Assist with grant-writing and fundraising events - occasionally beyond normal work hours
Candidate must have experience in volunteer management, non-profit administration, and/or community development
Graduate of an accredited university or college
Strengths in time management, prioritizing/prioritization, delegating tasks, and multi-tasking
Advanced verbal and written communication skills with external and internal audiences across all populations
Highly organized through prep and execution of programs including data collection, participation tracking, and evaluation
Record of sound job performance and project management based on results
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Quickbooks and G-Suite
Please e-mail a brief cover letter and an attached resume with three professional references to Operations and Development Director, Kate Niederehe, firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants also required to apply through Americorps VISTA website: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=81299&fromSearch=true.
Open until filled.