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  • August 05, 2019 8:04 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Granny's Garden School

    Contract Employment Youth Garden Educator 

    Granny’s Garden School 501(c)(3) of Loveland, Ohio is seeking individuals effective at actively engaging elementary age students in fun, hands-on, outdoor lessons using a food/floral garden and nature trail as learning environments. Experience successfully facilitating groups of children in experiential learning activities and familiarity with life sciences, math, social studies, gardening, nutrition or other environmental topics helpful. 

    Primary Duties 


    • Effectively deliver garden-based lessons to 1st-4th graders in an outdoor environment; adapt as needed to meet needs of group and weather conditions 

    • Communicate clear objectives for all learning activities 

    • Prepare for and facilitate hands on learning experiences for successful learning outcomes; teach by letting students “do” versus ‘lecturing” 

    • Appropriately manage student behavior and group dynamics 


    • Manage appearance of school garden/nature trail during planning, preparation, and cleanup; enroll students in maintenance activities during class delivery 

    • Help maintain outdoor classroom facilities and equipment 


    • Use relevant technology to support class scheduling and teacher confirmations 

    • Contribute photography and social media posts to support program outreach 

    An ideal candidate will possess: 

    • Self-motivation; responsible, punctual, professional 

    • High energy level; outgoing and friendly personality 

    • Enthusiasm for working with children to build love of nature and fresh food 

    • Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills 

    • Attention to detail and problem solving ownership 

    • Ability to adapt lessons as needed to needs of the students 

    Must be able to pass a background check 

    Job Type and Pay 

    This is an independent contract position paid according to terms of agreed proposal. Proposed fee must include all effort hours for class preparation, communications, delivery and clean-up. Classes are held during the day either in the gardens of Loveland Elementary/Primary Schools, along the LES/LPS nature trail or in the classroom in case of inclement weather. Scheduling is highly flexible based on your availability. Classes are slotted in 30 min increments weekdays between 9-3pm with time between back to back lessons. Payment is made after submission of invoice. Send resume, references and work proposal to 

  • July 24, 2019 3:55 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 30 hours per week starting in August and lasting through February, 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 and event 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 project management, writing, graphic design, 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 $10.00. The intern will work on average 30 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 (May 1) o Great Outdoor Weekend (September 28 & 29) o Green Drinks (first Thursday of the month, 5:30-7:00 pm) o Other events as needed 

    • Update content on event 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 with “Communications & Events Internship” in the email subject line. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; please refer to to stay updated. No phone calls please.
  • July 24, 2019 3:08 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Green Umbrella

    Green Umbrella seeks a detail-oriented, problem-solving analyst to support the metrics tracking of the Cincinnati 2030 District, an initiative of Green Umbrella.

    The Cincinnati 2030 District is a collaborative effort to create a network of healthy, high-performing buildings starting in Cincinnati’s central business district. Property owners will achieve the goals of the District collectively through collaboration, shared resources and innovative solutions that will lead to cost savings, healthier buildings and a more livable, desirable city. The Building Data Analyst works with property owners to track their progress on the shared metrics and analyze opportunities for sustainability improvements.

    This part-time position (approximately 20 hours/week to start) reports to the Director of the Cincinnati 2030 District and works out of the Green Umbrella office in Madisonville.

    About Green Umbrella

    Green Umbrella uses the Collective Impact model to facilitate collaboration among over 200 area non-profits, businesses, educational institutions and governmental entities around environmental sustainability. Green Umbrella is the “backbone organization” that helps all member organizations work better together to promote a more environmentally-sustainable region. Green Umbrella sees the 2030 District as a proven strategy to significantly decrease the environmental impact of the built environment, as outlined in the 2018 Green Cincinnati Plan.

    Primary Responsibilities

    The Building Data Analyst will work with the 2030 Director and GU staff to further the mission of the Cincinnati 2030 District through the following activities: 

    • Operations: 

      • Participate in Working Group meetings and provide support for ongoing activities.

      • Develop water, transportation and occupant health baselines.

      • Maintain a dashboard of metrics to track District-wide progress.

      • Work with Members to set up ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager and ensure Members enter utility data into Portfolio Manager accounts on a timely basis.

      • Review Portfolio Manager accounts for accuracy and data gaps. Work with Members to ensure the data represented is current and reflects the building use type.

      • Create and provide performance reports to Members using Portfolio Manager data.

    • Engagement: 

      • Develop and maintain strong relationships with Member representatives and other relevant stakeholders.

      • Participate in national 2030 District Network calls, provide support as needed. 

      • Participate in Member and Partner committees, events and programs as needed. 

    • Skills Required: 

      • ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager expertise

      • Data entry skills

      • Data analysis skills

      • Understanding of energy, water and CO2 reduction measures 

      • Ability to interact and communicate professionally with and engage property owners, facility managers, engineers, architects or other trades that might participate on projects. 

      • General understanding of LEED, WELL and other sustainable and healthy building certifications and their impact on building performance and occupant health.

      • Familiar with Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky buildings/geographic areas 

      • Ability to use Excel, Word and PowerPoint effectively. 

      • Optional: Competency in Adobe Creative Suite and/ or GIS software and applications.

    To Apply

    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume as one PDF attachment by 5:00 PM on August 9th, 2019 to Address cover letter to Ryan Mooney-Bullock, Executive Director. No phone calls please. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, so if you are interested in the position, please submit your information as soon as possible.


  • July 24, 2019 2:39 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Job Title: Water Quality Internship / Assistant / Co-op

    Department: Regional Planning Division

    Reports to: Regional Planning Manager 

    Classification: Temporary / Co-op / Internship

    Part-time and Flexible Hours $10.10/hour

    Available August 12, 2019  through June 30, 2020 (can be extended) 

    Job Summary:

    Position requires a significant background in environmental science, and a background and/or interest in planning and GIS.  Individual will work on regional planning for water quality issues under the guidance of an OKI Senior Planner.  

    Examples of Duties:

    • Research, collect, organize and evaluate information of importance to OKI planning efforts

    • Assist with field work 

    • Assist in writing reports 

    • Assist staff in preparing materials for OKI committees

    • Create and update databases and GIS products for water quality

    • Write technical and non-technical reports, summaries and presentations

    • Participate in meetings by setting up and tearing down displays and equipment, and by assisting in presentations 

    • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

    Job Qualifications:

    • Student in Environmental Science, Urban and Regional Planning, or related degree program

    • Creativity, self-motivation, and ability to organize tasks and materials

    • Experience with ESRI GIS

    • Strong interpersonal skills

    • Effective oral and written communication skills

    License, certification or registration:

    Valid drivers license, or ability to obtain one within one month of start of internship.  Good driving record.

    If you are interested in this internship, please e-mail your resume to 

    Travis Miller: by August 9, 2019

  • July 24, 2019 2:28 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Imago Earth

    General Description:

    This is a new position at Imago consisting of two key roles. The roles are Community Education Coordinator and Outdoor Education Assistant. 

    The Community Coordinator

    The Community Coordinator (CC) is a new role at Imago. The work of this person is to extend Imago’s education and outreach to our community, especially our immediate neighborhood as well as urban core communities near Imago. The CC uses Imago’s previous successes in presenting workshops and events to extend our reach and impact.

    The CC will do so by creating community programs, workshops, events and invitations that have two broad purposes in mind, the first is to present sustainability education and the second is to create broader opportunities and invitations to visit and participate at Imago. As this is still a new role, we are open to how it may develop, but you can find below some examples of what some of the responsibilities might include:

    • Creating, marketing, and evaluating sustainability workshops
    • Creating and presenting fun community events
    • Developing sustainability resources to foster sustainability (e.g. resource guides)
    • Developing and coordinating community sustainability supports that will help community members become more sustainable, such as a tool sharing bank, nature exploration back packs, hazardous waste and composting drop off, among others
    • Work closely with community members, staff, volunteers and key partners to further develop our community education efforts.

    Outdoor Education Assistant

    The Outdoor Education Assistant (OEA) works hand in hand with the Education Coordinator to plan, develop, present and evaluate Imago’s varied education programs. This includes our programs in schools, after school, field trips to Imago’s nature preserve and summer camps. The OEA will have a distinct impact on all the education programs that Imago presents.

    Hours and Timing – This position runs from September 2019 – July 2020. It is a full-time position. 

    Interested? Ready to learn more?

    There are three general steps:

    1. This is an Americorps position, so please make sure that you are familiar with Americorps. Generally speaking, Americorps members commit to at least a year of service to a non-profit organization. Americorps receive a living stipend, training, and an education award that can be applied to past education expenses as well as any future education costs. Imago works with the Notre Dame Americorps (NDA) as our partner site – you would work in a cohort with other Americorps member also based out of the NDA’s. Please also take some time to read the Job Description (attachment below). 
    2. Fill out this super simple form – it helps us get to know you a little bit and set us up for a call. 
    3. We’ll reach out to you to schedule a call – the call is quick intro to Imago, the position and gives you a chance to ask questions about each. After the call, we can each determine if we should continue with the 

    Check out the Full Job Description

  • July 24, 2019 2:23 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Hamilton County Recycling & Solid Waste District

    Deadline to Apply: 
    August 5, 2019

    Work Location:

    Environmental Services

    250 William Howard Taft

    Cincinnati, OH 45219

    Work Hours:

    Part-time/Temporary/ 60 hours bi-weekly

    Starting Salary:

    $12.00 per hour


    • Advanced student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program or recent graduate and two (2) years coursework in environmental studies, business, public relations, public administration or related field.
    • Must have valid driver’s license issued by the state of residency.Proof of insurance coverage.


    • Assists with food rescue, recycling, and backyard composting outreach.
    • Assists with the Let’s Stop Waste Program (e.g., assisting staff with meetings, prepare recycling containers for pick up, drop off recycling containers).
    • 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.).
    • Assist with the event recycling container loan program (e.g., help coordinate container loan agreements, prepare containers for pick up, and inspect containers upon return). 
    • Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.

    Apply at:

  • July 17, 2019 3:15 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Green Umbrella

    Green Umbrella seeks a dynamic, connected, detail-oriented person to lead the continued development and growth of the Cincinnati 2030 District, an initiative of Green Umbrella. The Cincinnati 2030 District is a collaborative effort to create a network of healthy, high-performing buildings starting in Cincinnati’s central business district. Property owners will achieve the goals of the District collectively through collaboration, shared resources and innovative solutions that will lead to cost savings, healthier buildings and a more livable, desirable city. This, in turn, helps Cincinnati attract and retain a high caliber workforce and new entrepreneurial talent, while also promoting economic development.

    2030 Districts are a national model for urban sustainability made up of property owners who commit to reducing their buildings’ energy use, water consumption and transportation emissions by the year 2030. Cincinnati’s District will also add a building health component, which will be further defined in the coming year.

    This full-time position reports to GU’s Executive Director. The Director will work out of the Green Umbrella office in Madisonville and potentially out of a collaborative space downtown, and will frequently attend meetings as s/he engages members and stakeholders.

    About Green Umbrella

    Green Umbrella envisions our region as one of the nation’s top ten most sustainable metro areas by 2020. We facilitate collaboration among over 200 area non-profits, businesses, educational institutions and governmental entities around environmental sustainability. We utilize the Collective Impact model, which teaches that success requires having a common agenda, using a shared measurement system, supporting mutually-reinforcing activities and maintaining continuous communication. Green Umbrella is the “backbone organization” that helps all member organizations work better together to promote a more environmentally-sustainable region. Green Umbrella sees the 2030 District as a proven strategy to significantly decrease the environmental impact of the built environment, as outlined in the 2018 Green Cincinnati Plan.

    Primary Responsibilities

    The Director of the Cincinnati 2030 District is responsible for the overall management and operation of the Cincinnati 2030 District initiative, including the recruitment of Members and Partners, administration of programs, dissemination of District achievements and long-term financial sustainability of the District.

    District Engagement

    • Set (with Advisory Council) and achieve annual recruitment goals for Member commitment and participation.
    • Develop, cultivate and maintain strong, supportive relationships with District Members and Partners which ensures ongoing, active participation.
    • Engage Advisory Council Members in ways that match their skills and interests with the needs of the initiative and its Members and Partners.
    • Promote, coordinate and develop active and broad participation by other volunteers and partners in rewarding ways that advance the work of the organization and community-wide understanding.
    • Maintain an effective relationship with the 2030 Districts Network and other 2030 District directors. Participate in required and relevant 2030 Districts Network events. Manage reporting requirements to the 2030 Districts Network.
    • Supervise the Cincinnati 2030 District Program Manager in developing and maintaining an online dashboard to track district progress in meeting energy, water, health and transportation targets. Ensure that all building owners are supported in reporting accurate and timely data to ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager and other online tools; provide analyzed reports back to district members.
    • Collaborate with GU’s Communications & Membership Coordinator and Director of Public Engagement to lead marketing initiatives and public relations communications in a manner that furthers the cause of the District and raises visibility, credibility and relevance of Green Umbrella across the community.
    • Develop and deliver relevant, quality programs and resources.
    • Oversee hiring, supervision and evaluation of interns and contractors.
    Financial Sustainability
    • Find, obtain, cultivate and sustain funding streams (including sponsors, Professional Partners, grants, etc.) that support the initiative’s annual financial operating requirements and advance financial sustainability for Green Umbrella (with support from ED).
    • Manage commitments and reporting attached to funding.
    Strategy: Plans & Goals
    • Identify and lead governmental and public advocacy opportunities which advance the objectives of the District.
    • Regularly analyze the energy, water, health and transportation metrics of Members and use these analyses to inform long-range strategy
    • Develop and implement metrics not yet addressed by Portfolio Manager (transportation, health etc.).


    This is an outstanding opportunity to play a critical role in improving the sustainability of the Greater Cincinnati region. Therefore, first and foremost, the Director must be committed to the mission of Green Umbrella and the Collective Impact model. Additionally, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

    Required of Applicants:

    • Undergraduate degree
    • Minimum five years of business, government and/or nonprofit experience
    • Demonstrated selfdirection and ability to work independently
    • Experience developing collaborative and engaging networks
    • Knowledge in Energy Management, Energy Audit, ENERGY STAR and/or Energy Consulting, Transportation Planning and Healthy Building Design/Practices
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Effective in grantwriting and fundraising
    • Skilled at making a pitch

    Preferred of Applicants:

    • Graduate degree in a relevant field
    • Lead involvement in launching a start-up
    • Dynamic public speaking presence
    • Proven experience in sales, membership, sponsorship and/or donation solicitation
    • Experience working and collaborating with corporate partners, real estate companies, property managers and/ or developers, etc.
    • LEED AP, CEM (Certified Energy Manager), CEA (Certified Energy Auditor), or BEAP (Building Energy Assessment Professional) Certification, WELL AP

    Description of Salary & Benefits

    • Annual salary of $55,000 to $65,000, commensurate with experience
    • Eleven (11) paid holidays annually
    • Accrual of twelve (12) vacation days in first year of employment (increases with tenure at organization)
    • Accrual of ten (10) sick days annually
    • Flex-time policy for overtime hours
    • Health Insurance: Currently 50% of health insurance premium cost for full-time employees is covered by GU (no wait period), spouse/family health insurance is offered, employee pays full cost.
    • Other worksite wellness initiatives as announced

    To Apply

    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references as one PDF attachment by 5:00 PM on August 9th, 2019 to Address cover letter to Ryan Mooney-Bullock, Executive Director. No phone calls please. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, so if you are interested in the position, please submit your information as soon as possible.


  • July 16, 2019 1:12 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: OMID


    “Sustainable Technologies, Lifting up Communities”

    OMID is a Cincinnati-based nonprofit working to help poor farming communities all over the world. We have developed cutting-edge sustainable and affordable technologies that give communities control over energy and water. We then work with them to help them determine how they might best use these to achieve their own economic and social aspirations in an environmentally sound manner.

    SolerCool Colombia SAS is a for-profit Colombian company that creates, manufactures and sells sustainable technologies and equipment for low-income and other farming communities. SolerCool Colombia licenses technology of SolerCool Ltd., a U.S. company, and uses open-sourced technology of OMID to produce its products. It devotes resources to OMID in a working partnership to lift incomes of poor farmers.

    The goal is to create a self-sustaining for-profit /non-profit hybrid whose purpose is to help thousands of subsistence communities lift themselves out of through affordable  sustainable technologies that give families hope for a better future.  


    Project Manager (PM) working with both OMID and SolerCool Colombia

    Position Details:

    Job Description:

    The PM will be responsible for day-to-day operations of OMID and SolerCool Colombia. While both entities have been in development for several years, the OMID / SolerCool partnership is a startup. The PM must be an entrepreneur who understands the vision and concept of the for-profit / nonprofit hybrid. This will require being able to engage with engineers about the technology, community members about how we might help them address their needs, other NGOs with whom we partner in the work and government officials who we hope will use our technologies as part of infrastructure development. The PM must understand how to run a successful business that sells products to a wide range of Colombian businesses and other countries, including but not limited to the fruit/vegetable, flower, meat, milk, fish and other sectors. The success of the for-profit / nonprofit hybrid model to become financially self-sustaining is dependent upon the PM being able to work with all parties. 

    The PM will not start from scratch but will inherit almost a decade of work, including: 

    • A line of unique solar-powered products that have been validated in the field.
    • A variety of markets already cultivated for the for-profit side of the organization. 
    • A strong non-profit partner in Colombia with connections to subsistence communities throughout the country. Red Adelco ( will assist in developing key relationships and help OMID propagate its technologies and processes througout Colombia. 
    • An established demonstration and R&D site in Valledupar, Colombia where we currently have a complete system set up at SENA (, the so-called “University of the Poor”.
    • An active and strong relationship with regional and national government officials who can play a key role in the distribution of the technology.
    • Strong and active Boards in the USA and Colombia to assist in the success of both for-profit and nonprofit entities.

    We have all pieces in place for OMID / SolerCool to succeed in Colombia. We need someone with the entrepreneurial skills and passion to leverage technologies and structures with the goal of turning  the OMID / SolerCool hybrid model into a global presence, impacting thousands of communities within 5 years.


    Organizational Leadership

    1. Provide direction to all staff and volunteers to ensure a smooth, safe and efficient operation of the organization
    2. Contribute to the overall strategic planning process of the organization including working with the Board of Directors to ensure mission efficacy
    3. Work collaboratively with other organizations and personnel in Valledupar, Colombia to create a model farm prototype, using solar powered equipment for groundwater access and drip irrigation, as well as cold-storage after crops are harvested.
    4. Work with partners in Colombia to develop markets and replicate these technologies and processes throughout the country.

    General Administration

    1. Serve as the chief operating officer for the hybrid ensuring that all operational procedures and guidelines are created, maintained, and in legal compliance for the betterment of the organization
    2. Function as the Project Manager (PM) for all aspects of the Colombia projects.


    1. Represent the organization through community events, speaking engagements and stakeholder meetings
    2. Work with OMID’s Board for grant writing, website and social media.

    Financial Management

    1. Oversee financial health of OMID / SolerCool Colombia assets and achieve financial objectives of both organizations
    2. Analyze organization’s fiscal performance
    3. Develop and monitor annual budgets
    4. Help determine short and long-term financial needs.
    5. Maintain financial transparency in interactions with board of directors and stakeholders

    Human Resources/Personnel

    1. Work effectively with our nonprofit partner Red Adelco.
    2. Work effectively with our for-profit partners in Colombia.
    3. Supervise team and manage human resource functions as they arise.
    4. Supervise interns, volunteers, a sales team and others who work with or for the organization.  


    Minimum Requirements

    1. A Bachelor’s Degree or MBA in a relevant field, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in nonprofit and/or for-profit administration or the equivalent.
    2. Proven success working within a nonprofit or small business with knowledge of how to manage a startup entity with professional ethics.
    3. Experience in developing partnerships with local, regional, and national government entities or similar agencies preferred.
    4. Experience in Project Management (PM). Experience with the use of PM software is a plus.
    5. Strong financial acumen with experience developing and managing budgets.
    6. Experience in recruiting, coaching, developing and retaining talented employees and effectively managing the human resources responsibilities of an organization

    Other Requirements

    1. Must be fluent in Spanish and have good writing and communication skills in both English and Spanish.
    2. Must be able to work and collaborate with others in Latin American cultural contexts.
    3. Must be willing reside in Colombia for the time required to get basic operations functioning well.
    4. Must be able to work with members of subsistence communities, to listen to them and determine how to help them achieve their aspirations.
    5. Must be able to effectively communicate the mission of OMID to a variety of audiences.

    Salary and Benefits

    To be determined based upon qualifications and discussion.

    Applying for the Position

    Qualified Candidates must submit:

    • Resume
    • Letter of Interest
    • 3 References (with valid e-mail addresses and phone numbers)

    Review of applicants will begin on July 15. The position is open until filled.

    All submissions, or any questions regarding this position, should be directed to:

  • July 09, 2019 3:52 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Great Parks of Hamilton County

    This part time position both attends and provides assistance with Great Parks of Hamilton County’s presence at local events, fairs, expos, races, programs and other engagement opportunities. This person will research, organize and work onsite at engagements, utilizing staff and/or volunteers for assistance. This position will work closely with park departments, community members and organizations to increase park awareness and community involvement 

    Due to the nature of community outreach events this position does require evening, weekend, and some holiday work.

    Due to the nature of community outreach events this position does require evening, weekend, and some holiday work.

    Job Requirements

    • Researches local opportunities, including fairs, expos, races, parades and programs, that may be appropriate for Great Parks to have a presence. 
    • Organizes schedule/timeline for each event and program for the year. 
    • Assists in recruiting Great Parks’ staff and/or volunteers to participate in events. 
    • Assists in scheduling Great Parks’ mascot, Parky, for special events. On some occasions, being the mascot at events. 
    • Manages logistics, such as space reservations, gathering and transport of promotional items/giveaways, set-up and take-down of promotional items, storage organization, etc. 
    • Effectively communicates the concept of the Great Parks’ brand and relay the Great Parks’ brand message to the public. 
    • Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of each engagement. 
    • Performs job duties in accordance with Great Parks of Hamilton County’s policies, procedures, and performance expectations. 
    • Maintains confidentiality of confidential and sensitive information. 
    • Works assigned schedule, exhibits regular and punctual attendance and works outside of normal schedule as required. 

    Do you love being out in the community? Would you love to meet new people and teach them all about what the parks have to offer? Great Parks of Hamilton County is accepting applications for an Outreach Specialist in the Marketing and Public Engagement department based at Winton Centre. 

    Starting wage for this position is 12.69/ hr 

    Learn more and apply here!

  • July 08, 2019 3:25 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Cincinnati Zoo

    The Center for Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife (CREW) at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is seeking to hire a Post-Doctoral Scientist. This is a full-time position funded by the Joanie Bernard Foundation, and is renewable on a yearly basis for up to two years.

    Position summary: The successful candidate will perform basic and applied research towards the overarching goal of improving the health and welfare of free-roaming and sheltered domestic cats. Research areas of interest include, but are not limited to, (1) evaluation of the efficacy and safety of cat non-surgical sterilants, and (2) reduction of stress and disease transmission within shelters. The chosen applicant will work closely with CREW’s Theriogenologist, Dr. Lindsey Vansandt, in developing research projects and conducting studies that address the animal welfare and health needs of community cats.

    Qualifications: Applicants possessing both DVM and PhD (or MS) degrees are preferred for this position. DVM only but with extensive research experience will also be considered. Prior experience working with free-roaming cats or in a shelter setting is desirable but not mandatory. The chosen candidate will have experience in several of the following areas: clinical veterinary practice, reproductive physiology, fecal hormone monitoring, animal behavior, operant conditioning, animal husbandry, and environmental enrichment.

    • Additionally, the ideal candidate:
    • Must be self-motivated with an outstanding work ethic
    • Must be productive and results-driven
    • Should have a solid publication record that illustrates his/her ability to conduct and complete research
    • Must have command of Windows-based software and applications
    • Must be competent with statistical packages and analysis
    • Must be able to create, maintain, and generate timely reports as requested
    • Must possess the soft skills required to work and communicate effectively with a variety of people, including CREW scientists, staff, volunteers, interns, students, donors, and the general public
    • Must represent CREW in a professional manner
    • Must be willing to travel for research and conferences and should have a flexible schedule to attend special events outside of normal business hours
    • Must have a visa to work legally in the U.S.
    • Must have a valid US driver’s license.

    Working Conditions: While performing the duties of the job, the incumbent is regularly required to stand, walk, and utilize manual dexterity to use laboratory equipment, computer mouse, and keyboard. The incumbent may be exposed to outside weather conditions and must be able to lift/move/carry up to 50 pounds without assistance. Must have and maintain a US driver’s license. Employment is contingent upon passing a post-offer, pre-employment drug and nicotine screen and background check.

    Compensation & Benefits: This position is overtime-exempt. The annual salary is $50,000, with a comprehensive benefits package including affordable medical, dental, and vision coverage; 401(k) plan with company match; flexible spending accounts; generous paid time off (vacation, holiday, and sick leave); company-paid disability and life insurance; park discounts and free passes.

    Learn more here!

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