Edible Corvallis Initiative Program Assistant

Posting ID : A1068541314
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Nonprofit

ECI Program Assistant

The Corvallis Environmental Center is hiring a part-time Program Assistant for its Edible Corvallis Initiative (ECI). The ECI works to support a sustainable food system in Corvallis. The primary projects of the ECI are the Corvallis Farm to School Program and SAGE, the Starker Arts Garden for Education. The program assistant reports to the ECI Director and works closely with our Farm to School, Farm to Institution, and SAGE garden managers and coordinators to provide support for all ECI activities and programs. Primary duties include:

Assist with events at SAGE
Help plan and coordinate community events at SAGE garden, including workshops, Summer Concerts and Supper at SAGE

Coordinate Farm to School tasting tables
Train volunteers to implement monthly Farm to School tasting tables in Corvallis schools
Purchase food and supplies for tasting tables
Work with volunteers to prepare samples
Communicate with schools administrators, teachers, kitchen staff and farmers

General program support
Staff information tables at community events
Order and organize program supplies and equipment
Coordinate logistics and registrations for programs and workshops
Input SAGE production data
Assist with program evaluations

Administrative Support
Update database and list serve
Assist with mailings and fundraising efforts
Solicit in-kind donations
Process donation response letters and other donor communications
Take notes at staff meetings
Manage ECI program calendar
Other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications/Skills:
Experience working in a nonprofit setting
Able to work independently and as part of a team
Detail oriented
Very organized. Ability to juggle a variety of tasks
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
Experience planning and coordinating events
Experience with volunteers
Environmental education, gardening and/or sustainable agriculture experience
Computer literate. Comfortable using MS Office (Word, Excel, Publisher) and Google Drive. Some graphic design skill is beneficial.

This is a part-time position, 16-20 hours/wk. Hours may be flexible with an occasional Saturday and evening required. Starting pay is $13/hr. The position is opened until filled. To apply, submit a resume and cover letter online at www.corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org/jobs

The Corvallis Environmental Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Some Other Postings