Position: EarthWorks Urban Farm Outreach Coordinator
Location: Meldrum Kitchen, Detroit
Start Date: Early February
Application Deadline: Jan. 31, 2011
The Earthworks Outreach Coordinator will exemplify the values of this Ministry in the performance of his/her responsibilities. The Outreach Coordinator is responsible for building relationships and engaging the community in building a movement for food sovereignty. This position coordinates volunteers and serves as the office/workspace manager. The position also facilitates outreach through tours and speaking engagements and also works collaboratively with the youth educator and youth coordinator, with other CSK staff and outside agencies.
High school diploma with some post secondary education preferred
Experience in community organizing and leadership development preferred
Awareness of food systems/food sovereignty movement preferred
Experience in administration (answering phone calls, filing, and emailing), volunteer coordination, and public speaking preferred,
Strong customer service and communication skills
Strong attention to detail
Valid Michigan Driver’s License required
Michigan Chauffer’s License preferred
Working in gardens in the weather variances of the State of Michigan (heat & rain in spring and summer and cold in winter); exposure to soil, organic soil & plant pest control materials
Job Grade: 11 Beginning Salary Range: $13 - $17 per hour
Benefits: Medical & dental coverage Pension Paid time off
To apply, please submit an application to Human Resources at the Meldrum Soup Kitchen before January 31, 2011. The hiring process will include an interview for all qualified applicants, and any persons hired must complete a pre-employment drug and alcohol test.
If you would like additional information before applying, please contact Human Resources at 579-2100, ext. 221.
Earthworks Urban Farm, Detroit, MI
313-579-2100 ext. 176
The Capuchin mission is based on service and nurturing of the human spirit. Employees of the Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order will exemplify the values of this mission in the performance of their responsibilities. Employees are expected to demonstrate and support the Capuchin mission, vision and values throughout all professional responsibilities and activities by acting at all times towards clients, volunteers, vendors, benefactors and co-workers with hospitality, joyful service and compassion; and to partner with all for empowerment and justice. The Soup Kitchen ministry serves meals at our two soup kitchens, assists with groceries, clothing, and furniture items on an emergency basis at our warehouse services center and provides a men’s residential substance abuse recovery program.
The Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order is an equal opportunity employer. The Capuchin Soup Kitchen is a ministry within the Province. Neither the Province nor the Capuchin Soup Kitchen will discriminate against any otherwise qualified employee or applicant for employment with respect to hire, tenure, terms, conditions or privileges of employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, height, weight, marital status, disability or other legally protected status.