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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

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

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

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