Tag Archives: non-profit

Red Tomato (RT) is seeking a Director of Development

16 Dec

Location: Canton, Massachusetts

Red Tomato (RT) is a nationally-known, innovative non-profit that promotes local and sustainable agriculture and a fair deal for small to mid-sized farmers. RT helps get fruits and vegetables from regional farms into mainstream supermarkets where most consumers do their shopping. RT also offers training and consulting services to groups working on sustainable agriculture and food-system improvements nationwide.  Since 1998, Red Tomato has sold $11 million in produce to hundreds of supermarkets, institutions, and distributors, primarily on the East coast.  We offer an informal yet professional, collegial work environment, where learning and risk taking are highly valued. We’re Seeking an experienced development professional to join us in our quest to help regional farms thrive and offer consumers better access to healthy produce grown here in the Northeast. Continue reading

Village Gardens seeks a Community Organizer

8 Dec

Location: Portland, Oregon

Position closes 5:00 p.m. on January 31, 2009.

Janus Youth Programs, Inc./Village Gardens seeks a Community Organizer to work 30 hours per week within an urban agriculture project based in North Portland and designed to bring a spirit of hope to the people within the community by growing and sharing healthy food, learning and teaching skills, and empowering community leadership. This position will recruit and partner with people who live in both the St. Johns Woods and New Columbia and Tamaracks public housing communities to (1) organize, implement and evaluate community-based health promotion programs and (2) promote resident leadership. Continue reading

World Hunger Year (WHY) seeks a National Hunger Clearinghouse (NHC) Director

8 Dec

Location: New York City, New York

Closing Date:  January 31, 2010 – DEADLINE EXTENDED!

World Hunger Year (WHY) is a leading advocate for innovative, community-based solutions to hunger and poverty.  WHY challenges society to confront these problems by advancing models that create self-reliance, economic justice, and equal access to nutritious and affordable food.

The National Hunger Clearinghouse (NHC) collects, stores and facilitates exchange of information in the nation’s only centralized database of organizations working on food, nutrition, agriculture, and poverty issues. NHC hosts and manages the National Hunger Hotline which provides thousands of callers struggling to feed their families with information about community-based resources and government programs to help them meet both short-term needs and long-term self-reliance. NHC advocates for progressive policies to end hunger and promote better nutrition by promoting the work of innovative community based emergency food programs and developing strategic partnerships with organizations and agencies promoting a healthy, just and sustainable food system.

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Green Mountain Farm-to-School (GMFTS) is seeking an Education Coordinator

8 Dec

Location: Newport, Vermont (in the Northeast Kingdom area)

Start date: Mid-January 2010

Green Mountain Farm-to-School (GMFTS) is a nonprofit organization promoting the health of Vermont’s children, farms and communities by providing programs to connect schools and farms through food and education. In 2009-2010, GMFTS aims to serve 20 school communities in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont with school gardens, educational programming and local farm-fresh foods, benefiting over 2,750 students.

Green Mountain Farm-to-School seeks a dynamic, mission-driven educator with strong communications and strategic organizing skills to support the growth of our organization. The primary responsibilities of the Education Coordinator will be to develop, manage, grow, present, and evaluate GMFTS’ educational programs and provide general operational and administrative support. The Education Coordinator will lead our Education Team as GMFTS grows to serve 20 schools in 2010. The Education Coordinator reports to the Executive Director. Continue reading

RSF Social Finance seeks an Administrative Assistant

30 Nov

Location: San Francisco, California

RSF Social Finance seeks to hire an Administrative Assistant who aspires to apply his/her professional experience, creative capacity, and relationship skills to support a social mission dedicated to a more just and sustainable world. The Administrative Assistant will be primarily responsible for providing clerical and administrative support to RSF’s President & CEO and the Chair of the Board. Continue reading

Alternative Energy Resources Organization (AERO) seeks a Program Manager

27 Nov

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST.

Location: Helena, Montana

Deadline: December 23, 2009 or until a suitable applicant is found

Alternative Energy Resources Organization (AERO) is seeking a strong leader with integrity, confidence, and good communication skills to serve as the organization’s Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Program Manager.

The ideal candidate will have a background in sustainable agriculture and/or food systems and should be capable of building strong relationships with a diverse membership, community leaders, interested citizens, researchers, educators, and funders. Continue reading

World Hunger Year (WHY) is looking for a Grassroots Action Network Capacity Building Coordinator

16 Nov

THE DEADLINE FOR THIS APPLICATION HAS PASSED. THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST!

Location: New York City, New York

Closing Date:  12/11/09

World Hunger Year (WHY) is a leading advocate for innovative, community-based solutions to hunger and poverty.  WHY challenges society to confront these problems by advancing models that create self-reliance, economic justice, and equal access to nutritious and affordable food. Continue reading