GRuB is hiring 1 full-time permanent position & 2 Americorps full-time positions
Visit www.goodgrub.org for full details, descriptions, and applications
Garden-Raised Bounty (GRuB) is a grassroots non-profit organization dedicated to nourishing community by empowering people and growing good food. We create educational and job-training opportunities that grow inspired, self-confident and community-minded youth. We help low-income families to help themselves by building raised-bed gardens at their homes. We work in Thurston & Mason counties in Washington State.
Permanent Position: Community Engagement Coordinator
Priority deadline for applications (application packet, cover letter, and resume) is July 23rd at 5 PM.
The Community Engagement Coordinator (CEC) is a full-time (40 hours per week) paid position. The CEC coordinates and manages GRuB’s Volunteer and Community-Based Fundraising programs, cultivating and maintaining strong relationships with all of GRuB’s donors and volunteers. As GRuB’s public relations liaison, the CEC must be outgoing, motivated and passionate about
cultivating financial, volunteer and community support for the organization. This position requires organization, vision, patience, positive energy, and good humor!
Americorps Position: Kitchen Garden Project Builder – Applications due by July 30th, 2010
Member Duties : This position will engage volunteers, youth, and families in the construction of raised-bed vegetable gardens for low-income families in Thurston and Mason Counties. In 2010/11, our Kitchen Garden Project Americorps member will work with a team of dedicated GRuB staff and interns to coordinate the building of 100 free backyard gardens, assist with community garden
projects, and host garden-based education workshops – all serving low-income families in our community.
Americorp Position: Cultivating Youth Program Counselor- Applications due by July 30th, 2010
Member Duties: The member will serve with Thurston County youth (ages 16-17) who are active participants in GRuB’s Cultivating Youth Employment Program as well as community volunteers of all ages. Work with our Cultivating Youth Program Director and Farm Manager in staffing/facilitation of program activities including sustainable farming, community education, and volunteer
coordination. Also for facilitating successful youth involvement in our Kitchen Garden Project, which builds free raised-bed vegetable gardens for low-income people.