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California: UC Davis seeks Internship Coordinator/Undergraduate Advisor

3 May

University of California – Davis, Agricultural Sustainability Institute

Half- time position; 2-year contract

Full position description (www.asi.ucdavis.edu/about/jobs)

For full consideration, apply by May 12, 2010.

Under direction, responsible for the development and implementation of an internship program in support of the proposed Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems undergraduate major. Independently develop ideas for internship and outreach activities based on consultation with faculty and community leaders, analysis of students’ needs, and investigation of current research on experiential learning. Recruit and screen placement hosts, investigate new field sites, and maintain relationships with people in the agriculture and food system community. Continue reading

San Francisco: The Edible Schoolyard at Hunters Point seeks Garden Director

20 Apr

Location: San Francisco, California

The Garden Director is responsible for the garden program of The Edible Schoolyard at Hunters Point, located at The Willie Mays Boys & Girls Club.  This includes developing lesson plans, teaching youth ages 6-18, and supervising volunteers and Teen Staff in the day to day operation and maintenance of an interactive teaching garden. He/she is also responsible for being a healthy role-model for Club members and staff. This is a part-time position.  The hours for this position are approximately 11 – 7:30pm, Tues, Wed, and Thurs and may include occasional Saturdays.

The goal of the program is to involve Club members and their families in all aspects of tending the garden – along with preparing, serving, and eating the food – as a way to increase access to fresh fruits and vegetables and develop lifelong healthy eating habits. Continue reading

San Francisco: EHSS seeks Summer Gardening Program Team Leader

14 Apr

Location: San Francisco, California

Enterprise for High School Students (EHSS) is a citywide school-to-work/youth development agency that guides youth to find and retain jobs, trains and engages them in experiential learning, and helps them explore career interests.  Enterprise programs provide San Francisco youth with job readiness and retention training, internships, job shadowing, summer gardening, service learning and career counseling. Continue reading

California: The Edible Schoolyard seeks Assistant Garden Teacher

13 Apr

Location: Berkeley, California

Deadline: May 3, 2010

The Assistant Garden Teacher supports the Garden Manager/Teacher in all aspects of the Edible Schoolyard (ESY) program, assists in the leadership of daily garden classes for 6th through 8th grade students, participates in lesson and garden planning, and works with the ESY garden team to maintain our one-acre organic garden. Continue reading

San Francisco: Veritable Vegetable seeks Sales Representative

13 Apr

Location: San Francisco, California

Veritable Vegetable is offering a Sales position with the oldest organic produce distributor in the U.S. We provide full service distribution of organic fresh fruits and vegetables to retailers, restaurants, and wholesalers. Veritable Vegetable is a women owned business, founded on principles of cooperation, participatory management, and ethical business practices.  Located in San Francisco, California, we have been creating community alliances and promoting sustainable agriculture since 1974. Continue reading

California Food and Justice Coalition seeks Executive Director

6 Apr

Location: California, Bay Area preferred

Deadline:  April 25, 2010

The California Food and Justice Coalition (CFJC) promotes the basic human right to healthy food while advancing social, agricultural, environmental and economic justice priorities. Through advocacy, organizing and education, we collaborate with community-based efforts to create a sustainable food supply for the residents of California. We envision a California food system in which all activities, from farm to table, are equitable, healthful, sustainable, regenerative and community-driven. CFJC is a fiscally sponsored organization of the Ecology Center and operates under the Ecology Center’s administrative polices and procedures. CFJC is guided by a steering committee, nominated from the general coalition membership. Continue reading

California: Frog Hollow Farm seeks Administrative Assistant

30 Mar

Location: Brentwood, California

If you have top-notch customer service skills, are highly motivated, and have a passion for organic food and where it comes from, we’d like to talk with you.
Frog Hollow Farm, one of the Bay area’s first, oldest, and finest organic orchards is seeking an Administrative Assistant to support our eCommerce, Mail Order, and Order Fulfillment divisions.  The right applicant will be organized with a strong work ethic and ability to learn fast.  Must be able to manage multiple priorities and projects, meet deadlines, and pay close attention to details.  Must be proficient in MS Excel, Word, and Publisher and familiar with QuickBooks.  Bi-Lingual (Spanish) is a plus. Continue reading