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California: Monterey Bay Aquarium seeks Seafood Watch Partnership Program Manager

16 Jul

The Seafood Watch Partnership Program Manager is a position within the Seafood Watch program of the Monterey Bay Aquariums Center for the Future of the Oceans. The Managers 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 programs strategic conservation goals. Continue reading

California: Slide Ranch seeks Ranch Steward

16 Jul

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

LA/Miami: Back to the Roots Ventures seeks Business Development Leaders

16 Jul

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

California: CoFed seeks Temporary Grant Writer

13 Jul

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

Washington State: The City of Seattle seeks Food Systems Coordinator

12 Jul

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Washington State: Gonzaga University seeks Campus Kitchen Community Coordinator

12 Jul

TO APPLY: Please submit cover letter, resume and list of references to and 

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)

Position Description:                

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

Oregon: The Organic Materials Review Institute seeks Review Program Administrative Manager

6 Jul

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