Tag Archives: portland

FRESH seeks Interns

24 Feb

Location: Several cities throughout the United States

The documentary film, FRESH, is looking for one intern in each of the following cities:  New York, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle, Austin, Boulder/Denver, Minneapolis and Chicago to publicize and coordinate FRESH Restaurant Week, which will coincide with the theatrical release of FRESH in each of these cities (from April through June).

This position starts immediately and lasts for at least 2 months. Continue reading

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Zenger Farm seeks Apprentices/Youth Education Intern

21 Jan

Location: Portland, Oregon

With busy Foster Road whizzing by just outside the Zenger Farm gate, first-time visitors may be surprised to find 10 acres of protected wetland and a 6-acre farm nestled just out of sight. The farm includes 2.5 acres of annual and perennial crops, a flock of laying hens rotating in their mobile coop through the fields, seasonal turkeys hunting and pecking for bugs in the orchard, and active honey bees on the hunt for flowers. Zenger Farm is currently hiring Spring/Summer/Fall Apprentices and a Youth Education Intern.

The farm was operated by the Zenger family as a dairy for almost a century (for more information, go to About the Farm ).  In 1995 Urban Bounty Farm began growing vegetables on the land and educating local kids about food and farming.  In 1999, Friends of Zenger Farm was established, and the non-profit worked in partnerships with Urban Bounty Farm and later 47th Avenue Farm to grow sustainable local produce and to teach youth and adults about healthy food and healthy farms. Continue reading

The Community Food Secutiry Coalition (CFSC) seeks a Bookkeeper

6 Jan

Location: Portland, Oregon

Deadline: January 25 or until filled.

The Community Food Security Coalition (CFSC) is a national alliance dedicated to increasing access to healthy and locally-produced food for all persons. We support the creation of programs and policies that reduce hunger, promote good nutrition, foster a sense of community, and support family farmers. Our activities encompass federal policy advocacy, training and technical assistance, research, information sharing, and networking.

We are looking for a part-time bookkeeper (8-12 hours per week) to complement our administrative staff. The ideal candidate is well versed in non-profit accounting and Quickbooks, has excellent inter-personal skills, and is highly detail oriented. Continue reading

Cultivating Community (CC) seeks a Refugee Farmer Specialist

4 Jan

Location: Portland, Maine

Application Deadline: Thursday, January 7

Cultivating Community (CC) is a nonprofit community based organization that uses agriculture as a community and leadership development tool. CC is seeking a full time Refugee Farmer Specialist to coordinate the New American Sustainable Agriculture Project (NASAP) program enrollment and participation. S/he will provide market and production trainings and will establish and develop the NASAP business planning team project. 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