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San Francisco: CUESA seeks Market/Event Assistant and Administrative Assistant

29 Mar

Location: San Francisco, California

The Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture (CUESA) is now hiring a part-time Market & Event Assistant and a part-time Administrative Assistant through the special San Francisco County Stimulus Program jobs.  Job Seekers must be eligible for ARRA Stimulus Funding to apply. To be eligible job seeker must:  be a San Francisco Resident; have a child under the age of 18; be unemployed or low income. If you meet these requirements please call 1(877) JOB1-NOW 1(877) 562-1669 or visit their website. If you have already been certified, contact your Jobs Now Case Manager for instructions on how to apply. Application must not come directly to CUESA, and must go through the Jobs Now program office. Continue reading

Heaven and Earth Farm seeks Interns

22 Mar

Location: San Juan Ridge, California

Heaven and Earth is a gorgeous farm on the San Juan Ridge, between the Middle and South Forks of the Yuba River at 2500′ in the northern Sierra Nevada, 30 minutes from Nevada City and Grass Valley. Our farm is a mixture of productive fields, orchards, pines, oaks, madrone, cedar and fir forest, with a seasonal creek and four distinct seasons. We live and participate in an interesting, diverse community with a very active rural cultural scene.

We offer a supportive environment for growth, community living, education and fun. We grow a wide variety of vegetables, fruits, berries, flowers, herbs, seedlings, ornamentals, chickens and bees. We market to farmers markets, wholesale to stores and restaurants, and at select events. Continue reading

The Public Health Institute (PHI) seeks a Research Specialist

4 Mar

Location: Oakland, California

The Public Health Institute (PHI) is a large non-profit public health organization conducting a broad range of public health research, training, and technical assistance programs in California, throughout the nation, and around the world. PHI is seeking a part time temporary Research Specialist I for the Planning for Healthy Places program at Public Health Law & Policy (PHLP).

Public Health Law & Policy (PHLP) pioneers innovative ways to leverage law and policy to improve public health. We provide practical legal and policy tools – including model laws and policies, fact sheets, FAQs, and toolkits, as well as tailored trainings and one-on-one consultation – to help make healthy communities the norm, not the exception. Continue reading

Roots of Change seeks an Administrative Coordinator

1 Mar

Location: San Francisco, California

This is a 19-hour a week position without benefits. The position is scheduled to last at least 6 months and may evolve into full time.

Roots of Change (ROC)
is a non-profit organization working to create a sustainable food system in California by the year 2030. We want every aspect of our food, from the time it’s grown to the time it’s eaten, to be healthy for consumers and the planet, and profitable and fair for those who grow it. ROC’s role is to connect and support the people and parts within the system that have the knowledge, roles, relationships and commitments required to successfully manage a rapid transformation.

The primary focus of the Administrative Coordinator is to support the Operations Director by updating budgets and schedules. Another key component of the work is to review and track invoices and communicate with contractors to ensure a smooth payment system. In addition the Administrative Coordinator will coordinate the logistics needs of ROC’s office. This position supports the work of ROC’s other staff as needed and reports to the Director of Operations. Continue reading

Roots of Change seeks a Communications Manager

1 Mar

Location: San Francisco, California

Roots of Change (ROC) is a non-profit organization working to create a sustainable food system in California by the year 2030. We want every aspect of our food, from the time it’s grown to the time it’s eaten, to be healthy for consumers and the planet, and profitable and fair for those who grow it. ROC’s role is to connect and support the people and parts within the system that have the knowledge, roles, relationships and commitments required to successfully manage a rapid transformation.

The primary focus of the Communications Manager is to rapidly increase the number of Californians who are in ROC’s network of “Concerned Citizens” and provide them with information that motivates them to act to create change. These actions can include sustainable food choices, political pressure, financial support, volunteering, and attending events. A key focus will be showcasing the engagement opportunities offered by other organizations working for sustainable food. The Communications Manager will use a variety of online channels including email, ROC’s website, online campaigns, Facebook and Twitter. Other channels include media relations and printed materials. The Communications Manager reports to the Director of Operations and supports the work of ROC’s other staff as needed. Continue reading

Veritable Vegetable seeks Purchaser

1 Mar

Location: San Francisco, California

Veritable Vegetable is offering a full time Purchasing position. We provide full service distribution of certified organic fresh fruits and vegetables to retailers, restaurants, and wholesalers. Veritable Vegetable is a woman 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. We are the oldest organic produce distributor in the nation. Continue reading

EcoFarm seeks a Communications Intern

26 Feb

Location: Watsonville, California

Deadline: March 15, 2010

EcoFarm is recruiting a Communications Intern for our thriving communications program.

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