Job: EarthWorks Urban Farm Outreach Coordinator, Detroit

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.

Skills needed

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.

or contact:

Patrick Crouch

Program Manager/Farmer

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.

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