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  • December 18, 2018 4:16 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Green Umbrella

    Green Umbrella, a sustainability alliance located in the Greater Cincinnati region, is seeking a Communications & Events Intern to work approximately 15-20 hours per week starting in mid-January and lasting through June, with the possibility for an extension. The Communications & Events Intern will work closely with the Communications & Membership Coordinator to produce and manage Green Umbrella’s communications materials that reach a broad public audience, as well as provide support for key organizational events. This is a paid internship.

    About Green Umbrella:

    Green Umbrella is the leading alliance working to maximize the environmental sustainability of Greater Cincinnati. We’re driving collaboration to fuel measurable improvements in eight key areas of sustainability. Our vision is to have the region recognized as one of the top 10 most sustainable metro areas in the nation by 2020.

    Qualifications:

    Green Umbrella is seeking motivated and responsible college/graduate students (or recent graduates) with an interest in communications andevent planning/management as well as a passion for environmental sustainability. The position requires excellent organizational, written and verbal communications skills, a strong work ethic, attention to detail and proven record of meeting deadlines. Previous communications/writing, meeting or event planning experience and familiarity with WordPress is a plus. Candidates should be comfortable working independently as well as with a supervisor.

    About the Position:

    Green Umbrella’s internships provide a chance to learn more about both the nonprofit sector and environmental sustainability efforts within the Greater Cincinnati region. Interns work alongside staff to support the many projects and initiatives undertaken by our Action Teams that will help our region become more sustainable through collaborative efforts.

    This is a paid internship with an hourly rate of $9.50. The intern will work on average 15-20 hours per week throughout the duration of the assignment. The intern will work out of the Green Umbrella office in the Madisonville neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio. There may be some evening and weekend hours required, dependent upon Green Umbrella’s event calendar.

    Communications responsibilities:

    • Research, identify and draft appropriate content for bi-weekly e-newsletter

    • Develop and promote timely content on Green Umbrella’s social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter)

    • Research, identify and create appropriate content for events to post to Green Umbrella calendar

    • Collect and analyze data on the effectiveness of Green Umbrella’s external communications

    • Other long-term communications projects as assigned

    Event Support responsibilities:

    • Assist in planning and management of details for the following Green Umbrella events:

    • Midwest Regional Sustainability Summit (June 15)

    • Great Outdoor Weekend (September 29 & 30)

    • Green Drinks (first Thursday of the month, 5:30-7:00 pm)

    • Other events as needed

    • Update content on WordPress websites for Great Outdoor Weekend and Midwest Regional Sustainability Summit

    • Manage registration before event, coordinate registration communications

    • Support sponsor management and benefit fulfillment

    • Pursue and manage promotion of event through mass email, social media

    • Develop and implement evaluation methods for events

    • Follow-up with event attendees as necessary (add to database, solicit feedback, etc.)

    • “Table” at public events to represent Green Umbrella

    • Other support activities as assigned


    General responsibilities:

    • Answer Green Umbrella office phones

    • Data entry for email database as needed

    • Note taking at Green Umbrella Action Team meetings when necessary


    To apply:

    Please submit a cover letter and resume (with applicable experience) to rashida@greenumbrella.org with “Communications & Events Internship” in the email subject line. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; please refer to https://greenumbrella.org/Green-Jobs to stay updated. No phone calls please.



  • December 18, 2018 3:36 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District

    Deadline to Apply:
    January 15, 2019

    Work Location:
    22 Triangle Park Drive

    Work Hours:
    Daily working hours for the Urban Technician will begin at 8:00 a.m.- 12 noon and 12:30 p.m. til 4:30 p.m. - Monday thru Friday. With occasional evenings and weekends.

    Starting Salary:
    $15.22 per hour

    REQUIREMENTS ( Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification):

    • It is required that the applicant has completed secondary education, preferably with post-secondary coursework in Civil Engineering, hydraulics and drafting and/or mechanical design.
    • Two years related experience; or training that demonstrates knowledge of resource management.
    • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions and navigate development sites, including steep and rough uneven terrain.
    • Ability to work with a variety of public officials and/or private landowners.
    • Valid Ohio driver's license and valid insurance to drive government vehicles.
    • Knowledge of MS Office and ARCGIS.
    • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

    GENERAL DESCRIPTION: 

    The Urban Technician is an employee of the Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District and is responsible to the Board of Supervisors of the District. The technician is supervised by the Urban Conservationist.  The individual is primarily responsible for conducting site inspections, documentation and on-site meetings to determine compliance with the Hamilton County Earthwork Regulations.

    JOB DUTIES:

    • Become knowledgeable of the District's philosophy, programs and goals.
    • Become knowledgeable of the Hamilton County Earthworks Regulations, USEPA NPDES Phase II requirements as well as related rules and regulations of the Hamilton County Storm Water District.
    • Assist in the administration of the Hamilton County Earthwork Regulations. The person in this position will be responsible for conducting regular on-site field inspections of permitted projects, communicating inspection results to the owners of these sites and investigate and mediate complaints from the public related to these sites. The person in this position will also be responsible for conducting pre-construction meetings to ensure that the responsible parties understand the requirements of the Earthwork Regulations.
    • Advise developers of ordinances and regulations and when necessary work with the Urban Conservationist on initiating enforcement action.
    • Operate the District's component of the countywide Permits Plus system and ensure documentation of all inspections, meetings, correspondences and pertinent events relative to the sites covered by the Earthwork Regulations. This person will also maintain and organize all other documentations received by the District relating to these sites.
    • Maintain records as required by the HCSWCD.
    • Assist in reviewing documents and proposed construction plans submitted by consulting engineers, contractors and developers to ensure compliance with state and county regulations.
    • The person in this position is responsible for working with partner agencies to fulfill the District's role in the efficient and proper countywide management of regulated sites including but not limited to review, denial, approval of Record Plats, review, denial, approval of Building Permits based upon the requirements of the Earthwork Regulations.
    • Responsible for the proper maintenance and care of any equipment assigned for use in carrying out the job.
    • Shall have or obtain their CESSWI Certification from the EnviroCert International.
    • Participate upon HCSWCD Board Approval in Training Programs to ensure maintenance of professional certifications such as the CESSWI certification.
    • Assist in conducting field investigations, surveys, researching relevant information and preparing reports of findings for complaints and technical assistance requests.
    • Work with other partner agencies to resolve complaints/inquiries and enforcement issues and associated documentation of these cases.
    • Assist the Urban Conservationist with training sessions for stakeholders such as developers, homebuilders and contractors regarding the requirements of the Earthwork Regulations and the practices, technology and products currently available for use in complying with these requirements.
    • Work with staff from other Soil and Water Conservation Districts and Ohio Department of Agriculture to promote soil and water conservation.
    • Become skilled in ARCGIS, CAGIS and other computer skills required in the plan review and inspection process.
    • Maintain filing system of inspections, actions and recommendations. Prepare monthly activity report for the Board of Supervisors.Assist in the development of the Annual Plan of Work. Participate in District education and training sessions as well as other events sponsored by the District.
    • Assist Ohio EPA with site inspections and tracking of problem sites and enforcement procedures within the NPDES program.
    • Assist other staff by providing earthwork related document, information or photographs and GIS maps for presentations, workshops and trainings.
    • Provide assistance to other District customer's i.e. aerial photographs, topographic maps and FEMA flood maps.

    Apply online by January 15.

  • December 18, 2018 3:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District

    Deadline to Apply: 
    December 31, 2018

    Work Location:
    Hamilton County Department of Environmental Services
    250 William Howard Taft
    Cincinnati, OH 45219

    Work Hours:
    Part-time/Temporary/ 60 hours bi-weekly

    Starting Salary:
    $12.00 per hour

    Requirements:

    • Two years of completed undergraduate education
    • Must have valid driver’s license issued by the state of residency.

    Job Duties (Summary): 

    • Assists with the implementation of wasted food reduction program with schools (e.g., assists with school lunch waste audits, assist Outreach Specialist with education programs; assists in entering data for the program) 
    • Assists with food rescue, recycling, and backyard composting outreach (e.g., promote food rescue app, help Program Specialist set up composting seminars and check in attendees).
    • Assists with special event outreach (e.g., set up displays and staff booth).
    • Performs various administrative or support duties to support solid waste staff (e.g., data compilation, routine calculations, record updating, citizen inquires, provide information to general public and organizations, etc.).
    • Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.

    Apply online by December 31.

  • December 17, 2018 8:36 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Marvin’s Organic Gardens - Lebanon, OH

    Are you driven to go above and beyond for clients and team mates?  Are you driven by providing positive and compassionate customer service, while passionate about serving Mother Nature? Do you excel in communication, multitasking, organization and problem-solving?  If so, we invite you to join our family!

    Our Mission:
    Marvin’s Organic Gardens is the Tri-State’s first ecological landscaping company. Our goal is simple - to be a trustworthy and innovative local leader that provides the highest caliber of customer service available, creating landscapes and hardscapes that are as beautiful and diverse as they are durable and low maintenance. We focus on total integrity and absolute commitment to quality. Our ongoing mission is to create a landscape and natural lifestyle business that promotes and supports the health and respect for Mother Nature and all beings.  Family Owned and Operated.

    Essential Contributions and Job Responsibilities

    The Administrative Assistant will be vital in upholding the company’s connection between clientele, landscaping teams and management, while utilizing a variety of communication tools and innovating a more efficient project management system.  They will be responsible for collaborating in ongoing marketing campaigns, outreach and social media, while balancing inventory and bookkeeping. Other responsibilities of this position include:

    • Answering high volume of incoming calls and emails; taking accurate messages and routing properly; returning messages promptly.

    • Scheduling appointments and projects; managing multiple calendars/schedules utilizing Jobber.

    • Developing a strong understanding of product line and services offered.

    • Handling all incoming and outgoing mail.

    • Organizing daily collaborative worksheets.

    • Contributing regularly to social media, video and email campaigns.

    • Maintaining office appearance; light cleaning and organizing.

    • Providing technical support; troubleshooting and introducing software; maintaining office machines and telecommunication; back-up files; etc.

    • Accounts Receivable & Accounts Payable utilizing Jobber and QuickBooks.

    • Assisting with preparing sales tax and contributing to budget.

    • Assisting with preparing bids/quotes for customers.

    • Must maintain confidentiality of sensitive and confidential information.

    • Coordinating staff meetings and notetaking.

    • General support to owners, office manager, and landscape teams; other various duties as needed.


    The ideal candidate will have the ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment and be proficient with computer & communication technologies. The requirements for this position also include:

    Required Education and Technical Skills:

    • A high school diploma or equivalent training supplemented with two (2) years college level courses in administration or comparable course work. Alternatively, a high school diploma or equivalent training supplemented with at least five (5) years of recent administrative support work experience.

    • Proficient with typing ~ At least 70 words per minutes on average with accuracy

    • Intermediate experience with Apple products, ICloud, Microsoft Office and Google Suite

    • Proficient in advanced scheduling and project management software.

    • Excellent and clear verbal and written communication skills (ex. correct grammar, spelling, punctuation).

    • Experience with Wix website and email design or similar platforms is a plus.


    Other Required Skills and Abilities

    • Efficient and proven record of meeting deadlines.

    • Positive, upbeat attitude.

    • Detail oriented, accurate and neat; with strong math skills and personal organization.

    • Technologically savvy, able to troubleshoot IT issues as well as implement new software programs.

    • Ability to take initiative and make decisions in the company’s best interests.  Desire to learn, innovate and grow.

    • Strong work ethic while being punctual, flexible and a team player.  

    • Good moral character with no history of serious criminal activity (felony convictions).

    • Must be comfortable working independently majority of the time, as well as collaboratively or with supervision and daily reporting.

    • Valid Driver’s License


    Preferred

    • Ability to lift up to fifty pounds

    • Gardening knowledge and experience

    • Environmentally conscious


    Work Environment and Schedule

    Marvin Organic Gardens is seeking a Part-Time Seasonal Administrative Assistant with high prospect to advance into a year-round position.  Training preferred to start immediately upon hiring. Hours can be flexible but will mostly take place during workdays generally ranging Mon-Fri, 8:00am–6:00pm.  Select Saturdays as needed.

    Work environment is primarily in a cozy office setting within barn, surrounded by peaceful woodlands with walking trail and gardens.  Short drive to the Little Miami Scenic River and Fort Ancient. Several outdoor sitting areas are wonderful to work at. The workday requires being comfortable working in a diversity of scenarios with multiple interruptions.  It may involve working solo or with the Office Manager, with occasional visits by clients, owners, landscape teams, and service providers. There is occasional opportunity to assist in the gardens and visit landscaping projects to photograph and develop content for social media and website.

    How to Apply:
    If you are looking for an opportunity to be part of a growing, family-oriented company, and eager to provide outstanding client service, please email info@marvinsorganicgardens.com.  Include resume and cover letter indicating available start date, pay requirements & ideal schedule.  Be prepared to submit 3 references upon request. AAP/EEO M/F/H/V/D, Drug-free workplace. No third-party candidates and No phone calls Please!

  • December 12, 2018 9:47 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Flying Pig Marathon

    The Flying Pig Marathon is seeking college students to be Venue Recycling Program Managers to assist the Flying Pig Sustainability Director in the management of The Flying Pig Marathon event recycling. The Flying Pig Marathon strives to be a good steward of our environment and in 2018, with the assistance of Green Teams and Venue Recycling Program Managers, we diverted 58% of our event waste from the landfill.

    Candidates need to meet the following criteria:

     Have an interest in sustainability.

     Able to direct a group of volunteers on sustainable procedures.

     Available for planning meetings from February to April.

     Available to work a minimum of 40 hours race week (April 29 – May 5).

     Available at least one day the week after the event (May 6 – May 10).

    Duties include:

     Bimonthly meetings February and March and weekly meetings in April with Sustainability

    Director on the Flying Pig sustainability procedures.

     Meeting with contact person of volunteer groups to explain recycling/composting procedures.

     Assist in design and set up of Green Zone at the P&G Health and Fitness Expo May 2.

    Experience/Skills Needed:

     Flexible working hours

     Problem solving

     Accept change and last minute needs or decisions.

     Understanding that all duties are important.

     Team oriented work force

    Compensation: All positions will receive a monthly stipend, amount to be determined.

    Interested and qualified candidates should send a resume by DECEMBER 28 to:

    Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon

    Denise Hovey: Sustainability Director

    644 Linn Street, Suite 626

    Cincinnati, OH 45203

    Phone 513.721.7447

    denise@flyingpigmarathon.com


  • December 04, 2018 11:18 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Natural Resources Defense Council

    Overview

    The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is the nation's most effective environmental action organization. We use law, science and the support of 3.1 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our staff helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Air Act, and many of the implementing regulations; our climate and clean energy cases have played a major role shaping current climate policy throughout the country. Today, our staff of more than 500 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy and communications experts, and others, work out of offices in New York, Washington, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Bozeman, Montana, and Beijing.

    Position Summary:

    NRDC is seeking a Climate Advisor to work with the City of Cincinnati as part of the American Cities Climate Challenge (ACCC). The American Cities Climate Challenge is an unprecedented opportunity for 20 ambitious cities to significantly deepen and accelerate their efforts to tackle climate change and promote a sustainable future for their residents. The Climate Advisor will work with city officials to assist with the execution of initiatives designed to advance carbon reductions through policies and programs focused primarily on buildings and energy with potential to work on transportation.  The Climate Advisor will be part of a network of similar positions located in cities across the country to support these building, energy, and transportation initiatives and will therefore be engaged at the local, regional, and national levels to advance the city’s goals. The position will interface with key influencers and decision-makers within city government, the real estate sector, utility companies, industry, and other organizations in the community.

    Location: Cincinnati, OH

    This is a limited term role through 12/31/2020

    Responsibilities

    • Project Management: Develop and execute a detailed work plan to implement the city’s plans for climate mitigation through buildings and energy policies and programs with expertise in performance management.
    • Stakeholder Outreach and Management: Lead various work streams including but not limited to outreach to stakeholders, both internal to city government and the broader community of private sector, non-profit, philanthropic, and community partners; drafting internal and public-facing documents; navigating internal city processes in coordination with our partners; develop public outreach and engagement strategies for buildings and energy priorities including Renewable energy contracting/procurement, power purchase agreements, virtual power purchase agreements, energy efficiency programs, and electric vehicle charging infrastructure; Oversee implementation of renewable energy and energy efficiency programs, including contract management, project implementation, and tracking program metrics.  Experience incorporating the perspectives of multiple communities, including communities of color, in the consideration of impacts and outcomes of a decision-making process.
    • Education and Policy Engagement: Educate city stakeholders and the local community on the importance of addressing climate change through transportation and buildings policies and programs. Successfully support sustainability measures in the face of competing city priorities. Provide legislative review and policy research and analysis, with a focus on buildings and energy policies and programs, building energy benchmarking, low income energy efficiency programs, and renewable energy contracting agreements. Develop an engagement strategy to better represent Cincinnati residents and stakeholders on climate issues, focusing on frontline communities that are often underrepresented in civic forums.  
    • Network Development: Develop and manage strong relationships with the city government, key stakeholders, and partners in the community. Maintain appropriate communication and information flow with community partners.
    • Challenge Participation: Actively participate in the ACCC network of cities. This includes joining regularly scheduled calls, participating in online trainings, and attending in-person convenings.

    NRDC is committed to workplace diversity and inclusion. We are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity and expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a pleasant working environment. Salary is based on a nonprofit scale and commensurate with experience.

    To apply, please visit www.nrdc.org/careers and upload your resume and cover letter through our online portal.  We would like you to upload any additional papers or project work that you think would showcase your abilities. Please no phone calls, emails, faxes or in-person resume drop-offs. Please reference where you saw this posting. NRDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    If you are having technical difficulty while applying, please reach out to Customer Care by dialing1-800-889-4422.

    For further information about NRDC, please visit www.nrdc.org


  • November 30, 2018 3:04 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Description:              Part-time, year-round - This position qualifies for paid holidays, vacation and sick time.  An employee in this position may work an irregular part-time schedule which may include evenings, weekends and holidays on a seasonal basis.  Reports to Park Manager or another assigned staff member.  The Park Maintenance Technician performs a variety of general-purpose duties and manual labor tasks related to the upkeep and improvement of park grounds, buildings, facilities, and equipment. 

     

    For a complete job description and application, please visit our website at www.YourMetroParks.net  or contact the Administrative Office at 513-867-5835.

     

    Salary:                        $13.50 - $16.13 per hour depending on level of experience.

    Deliver in person or mail completed application to:

    MetroParks of Butler County

    2051 Timberman Road

    Hamilton, OH  45013

    Attn:  Jaime Kimbrough

     

    Or email ALL documents to employment@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date:  4:00 p.m., December 19, 2018.       

    To be considered for the position, a completed application must be received by this date.

  • November 30, 2018 2:55 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Summary: To assist in all facets of programming for MetroParks of Butler County delivery, program development/planning, conference coordination/liaison, and assisting in the general administration of Programs and Special Events. The position includes work as an instructor, being a public relations ambassador with guests and groups, and assisting in maintenance of the instructional areas and equipment. Must be competent in use of computer software, information technology and social media to promote and track participation at programs and events.

    Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities – Essential Functions:

    • To take part in all training or in-service activities to develop proficiencies required to performj ob responsibilities.
    • Assists with MetroParks Park Connections programs, special events and volunteers as assigned.

    Spends approximately 90% of time delivering programs or assisting with events, and 10% preparing for programming and events.

    • Demonstrates proficiency in teaching the program curriculum and concepts, sharing park information and interfacing with volunteers and the public.
    • Provide quality education programs, recreational or conservation experiences for park customers and/or volunteers.
    • Provides accurate park facility and organizational information to park visitors/customers upon request.
    • Operates MetroParks licensed motor vehicles as assigned or personal vehicle as necessary to meet assigned responsibilities.
    • Accurately collects and deposits MetroParks program or other fees as assigned and keeps accurate financial, program, time and work records. Composes and files written reports as assigned.

    • Demonstrate professional competencies in interactions with public, staff and volunteers, included but not limited to:

    o Wearing staff uniform when working with a group o Showing interest and understanding for other staff members and park customers; o Being punctual and attentive to assigned schedule o Handling conflict constructively and keeping a positive attitude o Providing a safe experience for all participants and never leave participants unattended. o Recruiting, coordinating and/or functionally supervising volunteers as assigned

    o Cooperates on maintaining the grounds and seeing that facility equipment and

    programming materials are used properly and returned promptly to storage in good condition. o Providing support for existing program and assisting in the development of new programs as assigned. May wear historic period costume, works with approved program animals for demonstration purposes, and/or uses educational, audio/visual equipment and/or other tools specific and appropriate to the delivery of programs and events as assigned. o Follows Board policies in MetroParks Employee Guide and Personnel Manual.

    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Ability to work unsupervised, to organize and coordinate, to prioritize and self-initiate, and to manage administrative tasks.

    • Working knowledge of or experience with personal computer hardware and software including but not limited to email, word processing, data management and spreadsheets, and graphic design software operations and other common office equipment.

    • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including competent knowledge of proper grammar, punctuation and spelling.

    • Ability to effectively and appropriately deal with confidential information.

    • Must be able to communicate and deal tactfully and in a timely and effective manner with superiors, subordinates, co-workers, and the general public in-person or via email, phone, or written document.

    Required Education and Experience:

    • A high school diploma or equivalent training supplemented with two (2) years college level courses in education, science or environmental studies, cultural history. Alternatively, a high school diploma or equivalent training supplemented with at least four (4) years of work experience working with youth or families program delivery.

    • A valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle record allowing insurability by the park district’s current vehicle insurance carrier under existing coverage provisions at the time of employment and thereafter. Candidates may not have more than 4 total points (or equivalent penalty) issued by a recognized licensing authority for driving-related violations on their driving record at the time of employment.

    • General good health and ability to perform physical labor and having the ability to effectively, efficiently, and safely complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.

    • A candidate for the position and any employee holding the position shall be a person of good character and integrity with no history of serious criminal activity (felony convictions). Ability to be bonded against dishonesty and theft by MetroParks current liability insurance carrier under existing coverage provisions at the time of employment and thereafter is also required.

    Work Environment & Schedule: The schedule for this position is part-time, and as needed. Employee may occasionally supervise other assigned personnel, such as seasonal and/or intermittent workers, volunteers, employment program participants. Availability for occasional evening and weekend work as scheduled in advance.

    Physical Demands:

    This Position requires that a program leader have the ability to walk, stand, bend, twist, push & pull, with some lifting of materials up to 50 lbs. Leaders conduct outdoor programs and events that are held year-round and must be comfortable with exposure to a wide range of temperatures. General good health and the ability to perform physical labor and having the ability to effectively, efficiently, and safely complete assigned tasks in a timely manner is required for this position.

    The position functions and responsibilities are illustrative only and do not represent all the duties or tasks to be assigned or performed by an employee with this position title.

    Alternates to the above qualifications may be acceptable as approved by the Executive Director.



  • November 20, 2018 12:07 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: The Boone Conservancy

    Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for The Boone Conservancy’s staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission. ED is also responsible for fundraising, marketing, community outreach, and strategic planning.

    General responsibilities:

    1) Board Governance: Works with board in order to fulfill the organization’s mission. Responsible for leading TBC in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission as defined by the Board of Directors. Responsible for communicating effectively with the Board and providing, in a timely and accurate manner, all information necessary for the Board to function properly and to make informed decisions.

    2) Financial Performance and Viability: Develops resources sufficient to ensure the financial health of the organization. Responsible for the fiscal integrity of TBC, to include submission to the Board of a proposed annual budget and monthly financial statements, which accurately reflect the financial condition of the organization. Responsible for fiscal management that generally anticipates operating within the approved budget, ensures maximum resource utilization, and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial position. Responsible for fundraising and developing other resources necessary to support TBC’s mission.

    3) Organization Mission and Strategy: Works with board and staff to ensure that the mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning and community outreach. Responsible for implementation of TBC’s programs that carry out the organization’s mission. Responsible for strategic planning to ensure that TBC can successfully fulfill its Mission into the future. Responsible for the enhancement of TBC’s image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic and private organizations. Acting as TBC’s spokesperson and as a liaison between the organization/board and government entities and leaders, the community, and other organizations.

    4) Organization Operations. Oversees and implements appropriate resources to ensure that the operations of the organization are appropriate. Responsible effective administration of TBC’s operations. Responsible for management and retention of staff as well as working with staff on project development and oversight. Responsible for signing all notes, agreements, and other instruments made and entered into on behalf of the organization.


    The Boone Conservancy, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit land trust located in Burlington, Kentucky is seeking a permanent Executive Director. The Boone Conservancy is a private, non-profit conservation organization. The Conservancy facilitates the permanent protection of nature parks and lands with unique or significant recreational, natural, scenic, historical, and/or cultural value in Boone County, Kentucky. The Conservancy works with the business community, landowners, developers, government, and citizens through partnerships and voluntary acquisitions of land and easements.

    The attached description contains the position role and responsibilities. A college degree (BA or BS) in a related field and three years work experience in a non-profit setting with a fund-raising background is required. Experience with state and federal compensatory mitigation programs is strongly recommended. Comprehensive knowledge of standard office practices, procedures, equipment, and techniques is required. The position is full or part-time negotiable, and salary negotiable. Please submit resume to tbconservancy@gmail.com. No phone calls please. The Boone Conservancy website is www.thebooneconservancy.org. Deadline December 21, 2018.

  • November 14, 2018 10:34 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Montgomery Farmers Market

    The Montgomery Farmers Market seeks an independent and self-motivated individual as a Market Manager for the 2019 Market season. Our thriving market will be entering its 10th season. The vibrant market was established as a project in the City of Montgomery Citizens’ Leadership Academy in 2010 and continues with the leadership of additional volunteers. The market is held in the parking lot of the Montgomery Elementary School, 9609 Montgomery Road, Montgomery, Ohio. Our market now has approximately 30 vendors and 1,500 shoppers during peak Saturdays in the summer season. Please visit our website at http://montgomeryfarmersmarket.org/ for more information about the market.

    If interested please send an e-mail to MFM Board Hiring Committee (MontFarmersMkt@gmail.com). This is an outstanding opportunity for someone with available Saturdays and an interest in community Farmers’ Markets.

    ● Hours: Saturdays, 8am – 1pm, May through October, and additional hours, as needed and approved by a Board member, for scheduling and preparation. Also attend board meetings 1 week day evening per month from 5:30 PM until 7:00 PM

    ● Compensation: $15/hour for an estimated 5-7 hours per week for 28 weeks. (Approximately 175 hours for the season). Workers Compensation coverage will be purchased in case of injury related to job duties.

    ● Requirements: reliable transportation, ability to lift 30 lbs, ability to communicate with vendors and customers effectively, problem solving skills, ability to manage people and conflicts, ability to use social media, word, excel, google drive, and other basic computer skills, active email account and cell phone.

    ● Duties:

    ○ Run day-to-day operations of market on Saturdays, including setting up and tearing down Manager’s Tent, Business Booth, and Musician’s Tent, coordinating vendor set up, setting up water station and trash cans, and stowing all supplies in the storage shed at the end of the market day.

    ○ Operate the credit card machine during the market and perform check out duties each week for the market’s SNAP/Credit Card program, including reimbursing vendors for voucher redeemed by market customers, writing receipts, and sending information to the board.

    ○ Confirm with all vendors which vendors will be at market each Saturday. This may be done at market the previous Saturday, or by phone or email before Wednesday.

    ○ Work with the board to develop a market layout for the season and to modify the layout as needed each week to adjust for vendor absences.

    ○ Assist with recruitment of new vendors, crafters, musicians, and food trucks to fill open spots.

    ○ Supervise vendors for setup/teardown and storage of all market signs, tents, seating and tables, traffic cones, and trash containers.

    ○ During the market, answer questions, assist vendors, manage a cash box and provide change, hand out literature, sign up customers for our newsletter, sell market items, and be helpful.

    ○ Help Montgomery Farmers’ Market continue its growth as a successful, thriving market with an outstanding reputation among current and potential vendors, shoppers, and area businesses.

    ○ Work with the board to recruit volunteers to assist the Market Manager to accomplish the above tasks.

    ○ May choose to assist the board with updating social media accounts, updating the website and newsletter, and communicating necessary information to vendors.

    ○ Other assistance to board members as needed/requested. As additional duties arise, Market Manager may be asked to participate, and will be compensated at the same rate.


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