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  • November 11, 2022 8:45 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Ohio River Foundation

    About this position:

    Ohio River Foundation, a regional conservation non-profit organization based in Cincinnati, OH, seeks an Education Programs Manager for its school education and summer programs. Our River Explorer and Mussels in the Classroom programs are offered to thousands of students in Cincinnati, Columbus, OH, and Lexington, KY. The manager will lead the growth of these programs and summer course, along with our very talented education staff.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Develop and implement with ORF staff marketing plans and increase school participation in River Explorer and Mussels in the Classroom programs
    • Lead and conduct ½ day experiential education field trips for 4th-12th grade students and special groups as part of the education team
    • Manage education team and recruit, develop, and train new team members
    • Lead and develop, with staff, our Student Conservation Leaders summer program
    • Job requires local travel, and occasional travel to Greater Columbus and Greater Lexington
    • This physically demanding position involves lifting supplies and equipment (up to 50 lbs.), and working in varied terrain in different weather conditions.
    • Expand public education outreach on topics such as climate change and forever chemicals
    • Represent ORF and its programs at events, including the Cincinnati Coffee Festival, teacher conferences, and other events

    Professional Experience and Qualifications:

    • Experience growing education programs
    • 5 years of environmental education experience
    • Experience developing standards-aligned curriculum with an emphasis on hands-on learning
    • 5 years experience teaching K-12 students in informal and formal settings
    • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
    • Ability to work with and effectively communicate with a wide range of people including staff, teachers, community partners, students, and volunteers.
    • Ability to work outdoors and complete physically demanding tasks
    • Comfortable with standard software and programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as Google Drive, Dropbox
    • Degree in environmental science, education, or related field
    • Strong communication skills desired
    • Work self-directed and as team member
    • General knowledge of environmental legislation and conservation issues
    • Able to make decisions quickly and independently
    • Ability to communicate in a professional, accurate, and enthusiastic manner

    Compensation:

    $45,000 - $50,000 DOE + Comprehensive benefits package (health, vacation, etc.)

    Application Procedure:

    To apply, please send resume and cover letter to:
    Ohio River Foundation
    P.O. Box 42460
    Cincinnati, OH 45242
    rcogen@ohioriverfdn.org

    Ohio River Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    More information can be found here.


  • November 11, 2022 8:02 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Thriving Earth Farms

    About this position:

    Full Time position responsible for assisting in the production of food to further the vision of feeding the community in congruence with fostering healthy soil and carrying out responsible land stewardship.

    The assistant farm manager helps shape the crop plan, trains and manages the team, and assists the overseeing and growing of vegetables and maintaining farm spaces with support from the farm manager.

    About the farm

    Thriving Earth Farms grows food on land inside the Agri Community of Aberlin Springs in Morrow, OH. The market garden is the flagship of the farm operation and supports the immediate community through a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) system, where each household receives a weekly share of produce throughout the CSA season. Farm practices include no-till/low till, focusing on soil health and biodiversity, diversity of crops, use of cover crops, no chemical use of any kind,

    Responsibilities:

    • The assistant farm manager is responsible for much of the day to day operations of the farm.
    • This would include but not be limited to:
    • Working with the farm manager on production plans, crop rotation, fertility management, pest and disease management, maintenance of farm space and equipment, compost development and much more.
    • Managing the farm team and assisting in the hiring process for seasonal farm employees.
    • Assisting in the operations of growing vegetables including seeding, transplanting, cultivation, irrigation, composting, bed preparation, harvesting , and processing of produce.
    • Communication with company owner, client(s), farm market manager, and volunteers
    • Managing harvest, washing, packing and processing of shares and set up of CSA pick up days
    • Record keeping and data input throughout season
    • Assisting with research and development in processes crop management and farm systems

    Qualifications:

    • 2-3 years vegetable production, and/or horticultural experience with some management preferred.
    • Ability to work with and report to Farm Manager to help facilitate plans and follow SOPs
    • Must be able to lift and/or move 50+ lbs
    • Farm and tractor equipment experience is preferred as well as the ability/willingness to learn to use equipment such as 2 wheel BCS tractor, skid steer, chainsaw, utility tractor, power tools.
    • Strong communication skills, positive attitude and socially oriented
    • Organized and ability to work without constant supervision, self-motivated
    • Strong work ethic, attention to detail, and disciplined morals and personal ethics.
    • Ability to work in all weather conditions, this is a year round outdoor position.
    • Long term interest in developing an agricultural career

    Licenses/Certifications:

    Must possess a valid and current driver’s license

    Compensation:

    Starting $15-$17/ hr.
    Seasonally adjusted hours
    Educational stipend
    Lots and lots of vegetables

    Please Send a cover letter, resume and 3 professional references to:

    Farm Manager
    Nate Merkle
    nate.barefootdesign@gmail.com

    More information can be found here.

  • November 08, 2022 9:25 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Agraria Center for Regenerative Practice

    About this position:

    JOB SUMMARY:

    This position requires strong writing, communication, and research skills; the ability to work within a team and independently; a passion for Agraria’s mission; and the ability to organize multiple projects and meet deadlines. The Grants Manager will cultivate existing and new relationships with funders and work closely with Agraria Administrative and Program staff to turn project ideas and accomplishments into compelling requests for support, reports, and communications.

    RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

    • Identify and research institutional funding sources; including foundations, state and federal government agencies, and corporations.
    • Draft letters of inquiry, grant proposals, and corporate sponsorship packages. Revise and edit material written by senior and program staff. Write grant reports. Draft and edit other Development materials as needed.
    • Meet with team leads to discuss funding priorities and draft project descriptions for funding purposes.
    • Manage the Americorps VISTA and YSCF Miller Fellow programs
    • Ensure corporate sponsorship benefits are delivered.
    • Maintain a calendar of proposal and report deadlines, and ensure all deadlines are met.
    • Maintain grant records in the donor database (Donor Perfect).
    • Provide occasional support for Development mailings (query database, prepare mailing lists, etc.)
    • Maintain positive and professional relationships with Agraria donors, volunteers, board, and staff.
    • Other duties as required.
    • Contribute to organizational visioning, evaluation, and strategic planning.
    • Other duties as required to support the overall smooth functioning of the organization.

    QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

    • 3+ years of experience in a nonprofit organization, preferably in a Development role
    • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills - ability to write clear and compelling communications to inform and persuade
    • Demonstrated ability to be a self-starter and to complete detail-oriented work with a high level of accuracy
    • Knowledge and experience with PC-based computer systems, Microsoft or Google Suite, email and video conferencing software such as Zoom & Google Meet
    • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or commensurate experience
    • Proficiency with fundraising software/donor databases, preferably DonorPerfect
    • Genuine passion for Agraria’s mission, and a desire to share that with others

    CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES:

    • Candidates must be motivated self-starters with constructive, clear communication skills and willing to work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively
    • Ability to think critically and make decisions based on available information
    • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple complex projects simultaneously
    • Interest in helping with projects outside of defined job responsibilities such as, but not limited to, gardening projects, events, occasional weekend work, and educational programs.

    To apply for this position please email a copy of your resume, a letter of interest and two professional references to Assistant Director of Development, Naomi Bongorno, at nbongorno@agrariacenter.org. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. First review will begin October 10, 2022.

    More information can be found here.

  • November 08, 2022 9:06 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Agraia Center for Regenerative Practice

    About this position:

    REPORTS TO:
    Outreach Director
    SALARY:
    Suggested range based on experience $18.00-$22.00
    SCHEDULE:
    Start on or before January 16; 20-25 hours / week
    Flexible work schedule with an expectation for evening and weekend availability

    JOB SUMMARY:

    This position will coordinate the second phase of the Yellow Springs Climate Action and Sustainability Plan for a six-month period with the possibility of a further six-month extension contingent upon available funding. The Coordinator will provide administrative support to implement CASP initiatives in partnership with CASP Committee organizations, establish and maintain shared measurement goals, identify funding opportunities and communicate CASP work to the Village Council, the Village Environmental Commission and through various media outlets. The CASP initiatives and focus areas will fall into one or more of the following six domains: Energy & Building, Food, Native Habitat, Transportation, Waste and Water.

    The CASP Coordinator should be a meticulous recordkeeper, skilled verbal and written communicator, have a passion for climate action and sustainability initiatives and a familiarity with the Village of Yellow Springs and surrounding communities.

    The CASP Coordinator collaborates regularly with members of the CASP Committee, which develops priorities for the Coordinator. The Coordinator will work out of Agraria’s Kettering Building offices and will be expected to participate in community events and meetings within Yellow Springs and relevant surrounding communities.

    DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Work with Agraria’s Outreach Director to create agendas and distribute minutes for all monthly CASP Meetings.
    • Attend monthly community meetings as needed including, but not limited to, Environmental Commission, Miami Township Trustee and Village of Yellow Springs Council meetings and provide written reports to the CASP Committee.
    • Identify and apply for at least two potential funding opportunities to further the CASP initiative.
    • Establish and implement at least one data collection opportunity and shared measurement goal for each domain.
    • With the CASP Committee, conduct three organizational and ten residential voluntary waste audits.
    • Support the planning of the 2023 Village of Yellow Spring’s NWF Habitat Earth Day event.
    • Research incentives and design an educational campaign around stormwater management and bioswale development.
    • Organize workdays and community campaigns to remove invasive species and plant native species on private and public properties.
    • Create a 2023 budget and projected funding sources.
    • Work with the YS National Wildlife Federation Community Habitat initiative to integrate their goals with President Biden’s 30 by 30 initiative, including through the creation of a local native habitat map.
    • Organize educational opportunities targeting Village Staff, Village Council and business owners on climate-smart strategies for local government and business.
    • Developing actionable goals for continuation of Phase II 2023.
    • Communicate activities in person or through media and engage with the public.

    QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

    • Familiarity with the CASP Domains and experience working within at least one of these domains is preferred.
    • Familiarity with information storage systems, calendar applications, and other relevant software.
    • Familiarity with concepts central to Climate Action and Sustainability Planning.
    • Maintain a clean and organized workspace.
    • Valid Ohio driver’s license.

    CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES:

    • Candidate must be comfortable working outdoors and in inclement weather.
    • Candidate must be able to work independently.
    • Candidate must be network with a diverse constituency.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Demonstrates excellent project management skills.

    To apply for this position please email a copy of your resume, a letter of interest, and two professional references to David Diamond at Ddiamond@agrariacenter.org. Resumes will be accepted until Friday December 2, 2022.

    More information can be found here.

  • October 27, 2022 12:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Melink Corporation

    About this position:

    Intern
    Sales
    Milford, OH, US


    Responsibilities to include:

    New Business Development

    • Assists team in estimating and developing sales proposals with new and existing customers
    • Enter sales orders and assist with project management of technicians in the field
    • Works with Business Development Manager in identifying and executing on new business opportunities
    • Assist in the development of detailed new business account plans for specific customers and/or markets
    • Gathers data to help set annual and long-range objectives for each opportunity and outlines the strategies and actions to achieve them
    • Identifies opportunities to strengthen relationships with existing customers via people, processes or new technologies

    Business Analysis

    • Works with internal and external stakeholders to understand market and customer needs
    • Uses data mining skills across a variety of information resources to identify key trends, validate hypotheses and solve business problems
    • Co-leads primary and secondary market research efforts to support assigned projects and initiatives
    • Provide presentations to management for approval, feedback, and identification of next steps, which could include developing a business case
    • Monitors key sales and profitability metrics and reports on trends and opportunities to management

    Marketing Planning

    • Creates or supports the creation of various marketing presentation material, collateral or communications materials, analytical reports and other initiatives as required.

    Qualifications:

    • Strong and unabashed networker and seeker of business information both internal and external to the company
    • Highly motivated, high emotional intelligence, positive attitude, outgoing, naturally curious and a service leadership philosophy
    • Must have a commitment to excellence and integrity in all respects
    • Must possess a strong work ethic and a high level of self-accountability
    • Engineering or Technology course of study with an interest in marketing, business analytics, market research or customer science
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

    More information can be found here.

  • October 27, 2022 12:14 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Melink Corporation

    About this position:

    Full Time
    Milford, OH, US
    Salary Range:
    $65,000.00 To 75,000.00 Annually

    Job Description:

    The Business Development Manager is at the forefront of customer acquisition for Melink Corporation and plays a vital role in the achievement of revenue and profitability goals for the company. As an ambassador for all Melink’s products and services, your representation of Melink within the assigned market segment is critically important to deepen existing relationships and create new ones to drive growth in the market. This position will report to the Director of Sales, Intelli-Hood.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Develop and implement the short and long terms plans necessary to achieve the top line sales target growth rates and profitability for the assigned vertical market.
    • Prepare and deliver sales proposals and supporting energy savings analysis to prospective customers in a consistent and professional manor.
    • Develop an annual sales plan, forecast and budget for assigned vertical markets and provide timely updates, revisions and modifications as necessary.
    • Create and maintain prospective / existing client records in Salesforce.com
    • Work with architects, engineers and consultants on proper specification and project applications of Melink products and services, key focus on Intelli-Hood®
    • Monitor new construction specifications, respond to RFP/RFQ’s and track progress to purchase order delivery.
    • Work with the marketing team in specifying the key factors in identifying target prospects in assigned verticals and positioning the products and services correctly in the assigned markets.
    • Attend major trade shows, seminars, events, etc. to promote Melink products and services.
    • Monitor competitor activities and other technology developments within the assigned market as necessary to recommend an effective long-term growth strategy.
    • Become an ambassador for Melink products and services within the industry and serve as an effective customer advocate to enhance the customer’s experience and impressions. Join industry trade groups, associations, and obtain positions of influence to further leverage Melink offerings.
    • Any other job duties as assigned.
    • Up to 30-50% travel required.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree (BA) from a four-year college or university; four+ years related experience and; or equivalent combination of education and experience. MBA a plus.
    • Experience in selling financial benefits of energy efficiency projects.
    • Technical Sales experience within assigned markets and/or a minimum of 5+ years of technical sales experience.
    • Challenger Based Sales experience is a plus
    • Be commercially orientated and well versed in negotiations, business development as well as bid/proposal creation to include all materials and services to be performed.
    • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to review and interpret construction documentation and design prints for the off-take of pertinent information.
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
    • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
    • Must have superior customer service skills (i.e., excellent written and verbal communication skills, high emotional intelligence, positive attitude, and a service leadership philosophy).
    • Proven problem solving record desired.
    • Able to demonstrate a high level of integrity, and a penchant for high quality.
    • Must possess a strong work ethic and a high level of self-accountability.
    • Proficient with MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Word.
    • Experience with Salesforce.com a plus.
    • Experience with ERP (SAP) systems desired.

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. The travel required for this position is 30-50%.

    Competencies:

    To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following Melink Core Competencies:

    • Extreme Ownership - Takes personal responsibility for outcomes and perseveres in the face resistance or setbacks. Pursues everything with energy and drive.
    • Subject Matter Expertise - Excels at his/her professional function, regularly demonstrating and sharing depth of knowledge and skills. Is a quick study.
    • Clear & Candid Communication - Ensures that information is passed on to others who should be kept informed; has the courage to say what needs to be said.
    • Building Collaborative Relationships- Cultivates trusting, respectful, professional relationships with colleagues and customers over time.
    • Planning & Problem-Solving - Takes the steps necessary to deliver high quality results, on time and on budget.
    • Continuous Improvement - Constantly seeks ways to improve the internal and external customer experience by delivering better, faster or less expensive products and services.

    More information can be found here.

  • October 27, 2022 8:30 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Co-op Cincy

    About this position:

    Job responsibilities:

    • Project and event management responsibilities
    • Manage and coordinate events, including an annual fundraiser, statewide network meetings, and cooperative business tours.
    • Participate in events and represent Co-op Cincy publicly.
    • Coordinate with team members to schedule tasks and ensure they are completed by deadlines.
    • Deepen connections among our cooperative business network by coordinating in-person activities, virtual meetings, and social media connection.
    • Help Co-op Cincy continue to improve our processes, practices, and professional development. Help maintain project management software.
    • Work with volunteers to help them support Co-op Cincy.

    Data management and administrative responsibilities

    • Optimize, maintain, and utilize Salesforce, such as by regularly updating donation/donor info and running reports.
    • Maintain donation records.
    • Track organizational impact metrics.
    • Answer phone calls and general correspondence.
    • Send correspondence to donors, including thank-yous.
    • Keep up the physical office and maintain an optimal workspace.
    • Purchase supplies, collect mail, organize files, and perform miscellaneous administrative tasks.

    General expectations

    • Work independently and in a team.
    • Reprioritize from time to time to support small staff.
    • Work in-person 2-3 days per week.

    Key attributes:

    • Skilled with Salesforce and Google Office
    • Organized
    • Self-motivated and self-managed
    • Detail-oriented
    • Strong listening, communication, and people/interpersonal skills
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Capable of working independently and in a team
    • Able to become well-versed in project management software
    • Open-minded and curious
    • Ready to bring ideas to the table
    • Compassionate and caring
    • Interested in economic and social justice

    Salary: $45,000 with 20 paid vacation days and 11 paid holidays.

    Benefits: Healthcare and short-term disability are provided without a waiting period. Co-op Cincy pays towards an individual or family plan. Co-op Cincy completely covers short-term disability. These benefits are made possible through our affiliation with the United Steelworkers.

    Union membership with the United Steelworkers is a part of this job. $10 is deducted from your pay to join the union, and then a nominal amount is withheld from each paycheck. In addition to access to healthcare, union membership offers other benefits such as access to free college courses for you and your family.

    Apply by sending a cover letter outlining your qualifications, a resume, and 3 references to kristen@coopcincy.org.

    Co-op Cincy is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply for this opening. Only those individuals whose applications are being considered will be contacted.

    More information can be found here.


  • October 19, 2022 10:23 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    About this position:

    There are multiple opening for this position and similar positions in different locations.

    Locations include:

    • 5101 CIrcle Parkway Middletown, OH
    • 7850 VOA Park Drive West Chester, OH
    • 1979 Bebb Park Lane Okeana, OH
    • 3976 Hamilton-Middletown Road Fairfield Twp., OH

    Salary
    $13.50 - $16.13 Hourly

    Summary:

    Under supervision of the Park Manager performs a variety of general-purpose duties and manual labor tasks related to the upkeep and improvement of park grounds, buildings, facilities, and equipment.

    Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Maintenance duties may include, but are not limited to: litter pick up, landscape development and upkeep, cleaning and maintenance of park facilities and public areas, mowing and trimming around park grounds as needed, applying pesticides and fertilizers, shoveling and plowing snow, and assisting with parking and crowd control for special events and programs.
    • Prepares and maintains park exterior and interior facilities for use by performing duties such as cleaning, painting and routine maintenance of reservable areas, recreational equipment, shelters, and park grounds adjacent to reservable spaces, common areas, storage rooms, kitchen areas and restrooms.
    • Uses and maintains wrenches, pruners, trimmers, brooms, mops, vacuum cleaners, blowers, brushes, rollers, shovels, rakes, hammers and other common hand tools.
    • Operates licensed and non-licensed motor vehicles, APVs, snow plows, tractors, mowers, brush hogs, loaders and other equipment.
    • Meets and deals with the public in a professional, helpful and pleasant manner. Acts as a good-will ambassador for the MetroParks at all times. Maintains a professional, cooperative working relationship with other staff members.
    • Aids in general public programming and special events as assigned.
    • Maintains accurate records of tasks performed: including but not limited to: time sheets, vehicle mileage, equipment usage, etc.
    • Follows Board policies in Personnel Policy Manual.
    • Maintains confidentiality on sensitive issues and nonpublic records.
    • Assists with conservation, wildlife management, and land stewardship activities in assigned areas.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Required Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • High school diploma or GED; and a minimum of 18 years of age is required at the time of employment.
    • Previous grounds and building maintenance experience or experience in a related field is preferred for this position.
    • 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 for employment 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.
    • Ability to work unsupervised, to organize and coordinate, to prioritize and self-initiate, and to manage tasks.
    • The physical ability to perform labor and the tasks noted above is required of this position as well as possession of the ability to effectively, efficiently, and safely complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.
    • 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.
    • Ability to maintain confidentially on sensitive issues and non-public records.
    • Ability to maintain a professional, cooperative working relationship with other staff members, volunteers and the staff of other agencies.

    Work Environment, Schedule and Physical Demands:

    Employment in this position requires availability for a flexible and intermittent work schedule. Ability to work in all outside weather conditions; wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold (below 32 F degrees) and extreme heat (above 90 F degrees). Ability to work around various outdoor contaminants, such as pesticides, herbicides, and airborne and plant allergens. Some work assignments and tasks will require exposure to and work in inclement weather conditions.

    General good health and ability to perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk or hear. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

    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.

    More information can be found here.

  • October 07, 2022 12:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Green Umbrella

    About this position:

    Green Umbrella, the sustainability alliance located in Greater Cincinnati, is seeking an Americorps VISTA to work approximately 37.5 hours per week and lasting through the following year, with possible extension. Compensation is determined through Americorps with an additional cash bonus at the end of the term of service.

    About Green Umbrella:

    Green Umbrella leads collaboration, incubates ideas and catalyzes solutions that create a resilient, sustainable region for all. We envision a vibrant community where sustainability is woven into our ways of life. To that end, we collaborate with businesses, institutions, non-profits, local governments and concerned citizens to bring this vision to life throughout our region’s 10-county tri-state area.

    About The Common Orchard Project:

    The Common Orchard Project works with communities to plant and maintain fruit trees throughout Cincinnati. We grow a large perennial farm and demonstration site in Camp Washington, assist in the growth of dozens of orchards all over Cincinnati, and conduct education workshops. Our goal is to increase local food production in neighborhoods and create better community cohesion through activating vacant space.

    Learn more here

    About the Position:

    This position will work closely with the Director; Chris Smyth to care for the health and success of all orchard plantings. This is a diverse position with a mix of coordinating volunteers around farm/garden related activity, community engagement, event coordinating, as well as communication design of social media and email and our website updates. Stipend of $1700/month with $6,000 education benefit available at the end of year of service

    Qualifications: 

    Green Umbrella is seeking motivated and responsible applicants with a passion for local food and community organizing. The position requires excellent written and verbal communications skills, and a strong outdoor work ethic. Previous gardening as well as communications, graphic design and social media experience is a plus. Candidates should be comfortable working independently as well as with a supervisor. A desire to learn is ideal as several skills will be taught on the job. 

    Responsibilities:

    • Leading volunteers in Farm / Gardening tasks and the ability to lift 40 pounds.

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

    • Develop and promote timely content Common Orchard’s social media outlets (Facebook, Instagram) as well as managing and updating the website.

    • Recruiting and managing volunteers for orchard installations, new orchard stewards, and other farm tasks.

    • Community Engagement Organizing: Connecting with new orchard installation sites, meeting with neighbors and other community stakeholders, and event organizing.

    • Monitoring / record keeping / evaluating trees and harvest on a variety of sites.

    To apply: 

    Please submit a cover letter and resume (with applicable experience) as ONE PDF to jobs@greenumbrella.org with “Orchard VISTA” in the email subject line. No phone calls please.


    GREEN UMBRELLA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND VALUES DIVERSITY AT ALL LEVELS OF ITS WORKFORCE.


  • October 07, 2022 11:45 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Contemporary Arts Center

    About this position:

    Reports To: Front Desk and Store Manager

    Position Status: Part-Time, non-exempt

    Compensation: $13 per hour

    SCOPE OF POSITION:

    Working under the guidance of the Front Desk and Store Manager, the Visitor Experience Associate provides assistance for all museum visitors and staff. The Visitor Experience Associate is responsible for welcoming all visitors, processing sales transactions, answering the telephones, and connecting inquiries with the appropriate staff member(s). The Visitor Experience Associate will be an individual who demonstrates an ability to work well with others, values teamwork, and represents the museum by offering exceptional service to all visitors and staff. This is a part time position.

    SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    VISITOR EXPERIENCE ASSOCIATE RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Ensure that visitor’s needs are properly attended to and provide information for exhibitions, store products, events, programs, and memberships. Demonstrate exemplary ability to engage the public and handle customer service/ visitor challenges for positive outcomes.
    • Operate the cash drawer for the CAC Store and Admissions, including opening and closing the drawers, and processing cash, credit, and check transactions through the Point of Sale System (POS).
    • Drives store sales through engagement of customers, suggestive selling, and sharing product knowledge.
    • Promptly answers incoming calls from the CAC general telephone line, appropriately directing calls to the correct people.
    • Assists in tour scheduling and data collection for tours when they arrive.
    • Attend CAC staff meetings and exhibition training as required, and stays up-to-date on current exhibits, tour information, general CAC information, and Visitor Experience staff functions.
    • Maintain a clean work space in the CAC Store and Admissions desk, including merchandise: polishes silver, washes glassware and cleans other store inventory as needed.
    • Distribute as well as restock CAC print materials.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    • Maintain a clean and professional appearance and is prepared to work where assigned.
    • Arrive at the designated work location promptly and in time to serve visitors and staff.

    ALL OF THESE DUTIES ARE TO BE DONE WITH OVERALL CAC BUSINESS IN MIND.  THE PERSON IN THIS POSITION WILL BE CONSCIOUS OF CAC PROGRAMS, EXHIBITION, CAC POLICY AND PROCEDURES, AND SOCIAL IMPACT GOALS.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Experience in customer service
    • Exceptional people, communication, and sales skills, and an ability to multi-task and remain calm in a high-pace environment
    • Self-motivated, energetic, and proactive
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, fax and copy machines, and printers
    • Experience working with a POS system

    APPLICATION PROCESS:

    Please send cover letter and resume by October 27th, 2022 to Aly Laughlin:alaughlin@cincycac.org.

    The Contemporary Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, Veteran, or disability status.

    ABOUT THE CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER:

    Mission Statement:

    The Contemporary Arts Center brings art and the creative process to all people throughexhibitions, performances, and experiences that open minds.

    Vision Statement:

    The CAC will champion open minds and foster an inclusive culture by using contemporary art and mutual learning as vehicles for connecting people, cultivating creativity, and catalyzing curiosity.

    Value Statements:

    • Art has the power to create change by engaging with the issues of our time.
    • We must be a civic and community hub for open conversation and artistic expression.
    • Embracing diverse perspectives benefits everyone.
    • As a non-collecting institution, we must evolve and take risks.
    • Supporting artists, and making them accessible to our communities, drives empathy, creativity, and critical thinking.

    More information can be found here.

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