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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
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.
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
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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/
The Herbfarm Restaurant 425-485-5300 Phone
14590 NE 145th St 425-424-2925 Fax
Woodinville, WA 98072 Supervisor: Carrie Van Dyck, Owner/Manager
Join The Herbfarm as a Dining Room Server to help make life as perfect as it can be our guests for just a few hours.
You have the opportunity to create lasting memories in a relaxed and elegant setting while serving 5-hour, 9-course dining experiences at The Herbfarm Restaurant. Smiles, Elegance, Grace and several years of Hospitality experience are needed to apply for this position.
We seek an enthusiastic, passionate, disciplined, organized, warm, team member who is eager to learn The Herbfarm ways and provide better-than-expected service as part of our focused yet fun-loving service team. Continue reading
The Herbfarm Restaurant 425-485-5300 Phone
14590 NE 145th ST 425-424-2925 Fax
Woodinville, WA 98072 www.theherbfarm.com
Join the management team of a AAA Five-Diamond, unique, seasonally oriented restaurant focused on farm-to-table, locally grown, raised, and foraged ingredients serving 9-course themed menus 3-4 nights per week, one seating nightly, all year ’round. Continue reading
Classroom in Bloom is hiring a Garden Coordinator. This part time job is year round. A strong candidate will have extensive gardening experience, teaching experience, some non-profit experience, strong follow through, self motivation and be a positive team leader. For job description and application procedure email Lexi at email@example.com
Washington State: WSU Mt. Vernon NW Agriculture Research and Extension Center seeks Agricultural Research Technologist1 May
Agricultural Research Technologist 1 This position is located at the Washington State University Mount Vernon NW Agriculture Research and Extension Center located in Mount Vernon, WA Monthly Salary: $2370.00 12 months, full-time, bargaining unit position.
This position is responsible for supporting WSU small fruit research at the Mt. Vernon station and elsewhere in the state; including managing research plantings, collecting data, assisting with greenhouse and laboratory experiments, and leading temporary field workers. Under supervision, manage research plantings at NWREC-Mt Vernon and at offsite locations, including other research Centers and berry growers’ fields. Participate in the irrigation, pruning, weeding and harvesting of fruit. Under direct instruction, correctly and safely apply fertilizer and pesticides in field and greenhouse. Coordinate equipment maintenance for vehicles and farm equipment. Perform timely data collection from experimental plots. Collect data of harvested fruit, including weighing and measuring, and assessing quality of fruit. Under direct supervisor, make modifications to data collection procedures as necessary. Enter data using Excel and SAS while maintaining accurate records; including computing summary statistics. Lead temporary workers in field work during planting and harvesting; including directing their day to day work. Under direct supervision conduct laboratory and greenhouse experiments. Assist with set-up, maintenance greenhouse experiments. Operate and calibrate research-scale field, laboratory, and greenhouse equipment. Order and keep inventory of field and laboratory supplies. Perform other duties as assigned. Continue reading
Positions Start: Immediately
Positions End: TBD
Number of Managers: 1-2
Number of Interns: 2
App Deadline: Ongoing
Minimum Length of Stay: 3 months
Position Details: SHIPKI FARM IS LOOKING FOR A FARM MANAGER!
We are an Eastern European inspired mini-farm, using French and Biointensive methods to grow the best Pacific Northwest and European varieties of vegetables, herbs and fruits. We offer 15 CSA shares per season, and have other clients and marketing strategies as well. We are located just outside of Clinton, on beautiful Whidbey Island. Growing good food nourishes the body, soul, heart and mind of everyone, keeping us in harmony with Mother Earth! We like it!
We are seeking an energetic and inspired person – or a couple – to help in all aspects of farm management and planning for future development. Continue reading
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Position: Part-Time Policy Intern, Tilth Producers of Washington, Seattle
Deadline for Applications: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until position is filled.
Duration and Hours: Negotiable; prefer 40 weeks, 10 hours a week
Compensation: Modest stipend of $100 per month; includes $200 total budget for work-related travel
Tilth Producers is a statewide non-profit organization promoting organic farming systems through education, advocacy and networking. Tilth Producers of Washington seeks a Policy Intern to support its policy activities in the Seattle office.
The Policy Intern will promote Tilth Producers of Washington’s policy platform, coordinate organizational advocacy efforts, research and write white papers on selected policy issues, draft editorial responses, create content for the Tilth Producers website and list serve, and attend meetings, events and hearings. Continue reading
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Independent Contractor Position Opening – Tilth Producers Quarterly Editor
Tilth Producers of Washington is seeking an independent contractor to produce the Tilth Producers Quarterly journal. To apply, send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to:firstname.lastname@example.org. Preferred start date April 15; position open until filled. Continue reading
The School of the Lost Arts is a non-profit educational organization with the mission to teach sustainable living skills in agriculture, culinary, and traditional arts. The School is hosted by Dog Mountain Farm, a 20-acre diversified operation in Carnation, WA. The farm has a commercial greenhouse; a .25-acre orchard with apples, pears, plums, peaches, cherries, and quince; a small berry field and table grape vineyard; 2 acres of annual and perennial vegetables and herbs; a team of Percheron draft horses; Gloucestershire Old Spots pigs; dairy goats; Icelandic sheep; bees; and poultry. Continue reading
|Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator
TFM is a 501c (4) nonprofit organization operating three farmers markets in the Tacoma metropolitan area. The staff at TFM includes a full time Executive Director and Market Operations Manager and several seasonal employees. The Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator reports to the Operations Manager. This is a part time, seasonal nonexempt position.
The primary role of the Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator (OVC) is to build and maintain relationships within TFM market communities. Responsibilities include coordinating market volunteers, special events, market tastings and fostering community participation and awareness about the markets. The OVC oversees and coordinates the recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training, and scheduling of volunteer workers. Ensures that the activities of the volunteer workers meet the needs of the Tacoma Farmers Markets by guiding them in market set up, break down and other operational functions on market day. They also perform oversight of customer counts being taken at each hour at all markets. The OVC conducts store room inventory and organization regularly.
This position requires someone with strong interpersonal and customer service skills, an outgoing personality, an ability to work under time pressures, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to think on their feet. Organizational skills are critical. Knowledge of market communities useful but not required. Computer literacy in Word, Outlook and Excel a must.