The Seafood Watch Partnership Program Manager is a position within the Seafood Watch program of the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Center for the Future of the Oceans. The Manager’s role is to maintain and strategically enhance a national network of more than 200 Conservation Outreach Partners including zoos, aquariums, businesses and restaurants. The position monitors, empowers and advises our partners in communicating and conducting outreach activities that raise awareness about sustainable seafood and contribute to the Seafood Watch program’s strategic conservation goals. Continue reading
Reports to: Director of Ranch Operations
Available: Open until filled
Residence: One bedroom cabin
Compensation: $17,000 – $19,000/ year + housing, health benefits, food
Position: Ranch Steward (Full Time, Resident position)
Slide Ranch – Mission and Background
Slide Ranch teaches visitors the impact our choices have on food, health, and the environment, through hands-on activities and independent exploration of our farm and coastal wild lands.
Founded in 1970, Slide Ranch is a non-profit agriculture and environmental education center. Overlooking the Pacific Ocean just north of San Francisco within the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) between Muir Beach and Stinson Beach, the facility sits on a 134-acre historic dairy farm that is over 100 years old. Organic gardens, goats, sheep, and chickens, along with the coastal wild lands and tide-pools, provide an ideal outdoor setting for teaching environmental awareness. Continue reading
We’re building a new business development and sales team to create, execute and continuously evaluate BTTR’s go-to-market strategy, with a critical role in prospecting and cultivating our most important customer relationships and business opportunities.
As a Business Development Leader, you will be responsible for owning and driving the growth and evolution of Back to the Roots in your region. Primary responsibilities include maintaining and growing sales in established retail channels, as well as identifying and opening new retail accounts, in your region. Activities will include conducting in-store demonstrations, managing relationships with store staff, as well as other support activities to monitor and maintain sales. Activities may also include participation in trade shows, special events, marketing activities, and other work relevant to marketing and selling BTTR’s products within your region, and outside of your region if needed. You will work closely with BTTR’s management team to coordinate strategies for achieving company goals, as well as receive all necessary support you might need in your new role. Continue reading
The Cooperative Food Empowerment Directive (CoFed) is a network and training program that inspires and equips college students to create hubs for sustainable, local food education and access on their campus. Over the last year and a half, we’ve helped over 15 teams begin to launch cooperative cafes and have been identified by the fast food industry as viable competition on college campuses. We’ve been featured in Good Magazine, the Huffington Post, and our director has been recognized as a Slow Money entrepreneur.
CoFed is seeking a part-time, as-needed, grant-writer to draft and polish initial letters of inquiry and grants to medium-sized and family foundations. A quick hand, an understanding of sustainable food, health, environmental and educational funding are preferred. Continue reading
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Position: Campus Kitchens Community Coordinator
Center for Community Action and Service-Learning (CCASL)
Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington
Full-time, 11 months (Start date: September 1, 2011)
Gonzaga University’s Center for Community Action and Service-Learning (CCASL) is seeking a full-time AmeriCorps member to coordinate the Campus Kitchens many community-minded endeavors. One of these is the Campus Kitchens Community Dinner, which provides a Thursday evening meal to homeless and low-income individuals in downtown Spokane. The Dinner not only provides a weekly meal service to low-income individuals and families but is also a nexus of support for those in the community suffering from hunger, homelessness, and the impact of the recent economic downturn. Continue reading
The Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) plays a critical role in the organic industry as the leading organization providing professional and transparent independent review of material inputs for use in organic production, handling, and processing. OMRI was founded as a nonprofit organization in 1997 by a partnership of certifiers, the industry, and organizations that have an interest in organic farming.
OMRI publishes its comprehensive list of OMRI Listed® products suitable for use in organic production and other reference information in print and online. Farmers, certifiers, gardeners, and agricultural professionals depend upon the OMRI lists of commercial products and generic materials permitted according to the USDA National Organic Program standards.
Overview of Position: Review Program Administrative Manager
OMRI seeks to fill a vital role in its team with the Review Program Administrative Manager. This position presents a tremendous opportunity to contribute to and participate in upholding the integrity of the organic industry. Continue reading
Position Title : VISTA GRuB in the Schools Project Assistant
Hours: 40 hours/week, 9am – 5:30pm; Monday-Friday with some weekends and evenings as needed
This Vista member will support the launch of the new “GRuB in the Schools” pilot project as well as strategic behind-the-scenes support to make this work replicable in new sites. This person will work on key capacity building and evaluation systems related to program activities including sustainable farming, community education, and volunteer coordination. In addition, this person will play a role in integrating the new pilot into our Kitchen Garden Project (free garden building for low-income families) and Education Program (field trips on the farm for pre-K through Middle School students). Continue reading
Visit: http://www.goodgrub.org/about/jobs for more information
Position Dates: Varied. Vista is 1 year service, Sept 1ststart. Americorps is 10.5 months, Sept 1 or Oct 1 start.
Livestock and Pasture Ranch is seeking a very qualified Supervisory Production Manager to oversee Properties and Employees in Marin County. Innovative and cutting edge ranch/pasture management with an emphasis on local, sustainable, 100% grass fed and pasture raised livestock production.
ONLY VERY QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS ARE TO APPLY. Continue reading
Start date: As soon as possible.
Postdoctoral Position: Socioecological Linkages between Food Security, Rural Livelihoods and Biodiversity Conservation in Greater Belo Horizonte, Brazil
The Urban Ecosystems and Agroecology Lab at Washington State University Vancouver invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher to take a leading role in an interdisciplinary project examining food security, rural livelihoods, and conservation ecology in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Belo Horizonte has been widely recognized for the success of its “right to food” programs over the past 18 years. Under the leadership of a municipal Secretariat of Food Security, Belo Horizonte has seen 50%+ decreases in infant malnutrition and mortality, and directly serves 100s of thousands of residents in this city of 2.5 million every year. This program also works with local, small farmers (generally 5-20 ha) who live in the surrounding Atlantic Rainforest/Cerrado Savannah transition region, a recognized “biodiversity hotspot.” Continue reading
The Homeless Garden Project (HGP) is a 20 year-old nonprofit corporation based in Santa Cruz, CA dedicated to improving life by bringing together people from throughout the community in meaningful activities, teaching principles and practices of environmental, emotional, and economic sustainability, and providing work experience and wages for those who are homeless.
HGP seeks an experienced and dedicated individual to assist with the operations of the agriculture-based job-training program. We specifically seek an enthusiastic and outgoing person skilled in horticulture, program development, marketing, human relationships, and building partnerships. The ideal candidate will have a sincere commitment to ending homelessness and have experience working with individuals facing homelessness and/or mental health challenges. Continue reading
COUPLE WANTED FOR SUSTAINABLE FARM. WE HAVE 25 acres of irrigated pasture land in a river bottom in Central California. This Mediterranean climate farm is within 40 minutes of the beautiful Kings Canyon National Park. It is fenced, now growing 200 pastured layers, 100 broilers, 12 Heritage hair sheep, mob grazing 10 Black Angus with the sheep and trying to grow a large vegetable garden, currently planted but needing tending.
We can provide a modest salary to be negotiated, very comfortable housing, meat and vegetables produced on site. A split of profits from farm products can also be negotiated. This is a long term opportunity for entrepreneurial minded self-starters. Continue reading
The Fresh Sourdough Express is the first “Green” Bakery & Cafe in Alaska. We are seeking a career-minded individual or individuals to partner with us in this profitable venture. Ideally a qualified, restaurant or bakery Manager/Chef with business experience who has the desire to eventually take ownership of this successful venture of 29 year.
Our motto “Food For People and the Planet ,“encapsulates our mission; to sever social and ecologically responsible palette pleasing food to everyone that walks in our warm friendly cozy cafe. We are looking for an enthusiastic and outgoing individual who share our philosophies about food and service and wishes to make a long term commitment with a partnership agreement. Continue reading
Butcher: (apply online now)
We are seeking an extremely reliable, hardworking, customer service oriented, butcher. The candidate MUST have meat cutting experience, including knowledge of meat cuts, and a valid CA drivers license. Tasks include working in a fast-paced wholesale processing plant processing beef, pork, lamb, and goat. Only applicants with meat cutting experience will be considered. Continue reading
Inside Sales Associate: (apply online now) MEAT SALES EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED.
Our SF office which services wholesale customers is currently seeking a full-time inside sales person with meat industry knowledge and experience to be part of our sales team. As an inside sales person you will call customers, answer phones, input orders and work closely with the sales team. The position will focus on building strong customer relationships that ensure smooth client transactions and deliveries. You must have interest and a passion for selling sustainable, locally grown, pasture raised, grass fed beef, lamb, goat, pork and chicken. Only those with meat experience will be considered. Continue reading
Application Process: Position open to applicants until July 22. Seeking a six month commitment to start August 15. Please send resume and cover letter to Community Alliance for Global Justice, attention NWFBAG Coordinator Position, 606 Maynard Avenue South, Room 252, Seattle WA 98104, email@example.com.
Job description: Coordinator will continue the development and growth of the Northwest Farm Bill Action Group, as an alliance of organizations and individuals who advocate for a more healthy, sustainable and equitable food system. Responsibilities will include ensuring meetings occur (coordinating meeting places, times, drafting agendas, facilitating meetings, etc.), overseeing and driving fundraising efforts, developing and fostering organizational membership. Coordinator will work with the director of our parent organization, Community Alliance for Global Justice, who will provide insight and guidance. The Coordinator additionally will serve the needs of the Steering Committee and carry forth work that is agreed upon by the Steering Committee and the alliance at large. Two key tasks to be performed will be to coordinate members and volunteers to develop the Train-the-Trainer curriculum and conduct one Train-the-Trainer workshop by January 1, 2012 and conduct another workshop by April 1, 2012. The Coordinator will also oversee efforts to raise an additional $5,000 by January 1 to satisfy a matching grant opportunity. See the Train-the-Trainer project description below. Continue reading
For more information, please visit: http://www.pccfarmlandtrust.org/now-hiring-conservation-manager/