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 City Schoolyard Garden Opportunities

Cultivate Charlottesville Food Justice Network – Associate -NEW! Application review begins January 22nd, open until filled.

Full CFJN Associate Job Description & Application Requirements Here

Scope of Work:  The CFJN Associate is primarily responsible for advancing food equity in Charlottesville through supporting CFJN partnerships, organizational systems, and community engagement. This is an exciting advocacy and organizing position working across multiple partners and building on the Food Equity Initiative work. Core functions include:

1. Coalition Building and Network Coordination

2. CFJN Communication and Thought Leadership

3. Special Project Implementation and Evaluation

4. Strengthen Organizational Goals And Values

CFJN is a network of around 35 nonprofit organizations working in Charlottesville to build a healthy and just food system.

Building Equity Across Systems

 


Urban Agriculture Collective of Charlottesville – Operations Manager-NEW! Application review begins January 22nd, open until filled.

Full UACC Operations Manager Job Description & Application Requirements Here

Scope of Work:  The UACC Operations Manager is primarily responsible for advancing food equity in Charlottesville through engaging community in growing and sharing fresh fruits and vegetables on land near Charlottesville’s public and subsidized housing. This is an opportunity to get into the everyday operations of running an urban farm in a vibrant community. Core functions include:

1. Urban Farm Planning, Seed Ordering, Crop Rotations

2. Urban Farm Management of day to day farming

3. Outreach & Relationship Building with Partners

4. Special Project Implementation and Evaluation

This position is a year-round, salaried position at 75% FTE (full hours during the growing season).

Growing and Sharing Food & Community

 


Internships
City Schoolyard Garden (CSG) is currently recruiting for two, Organizational Interns for the 2020 spring & summer semesters. Volunteer internships are available Jan -May for 10-12 hours/week. City Schoolyard Garden interns engage at multiple levels in the dynamic workings of a small non-profit with focus on three core areas:

  • Program research and evaluation– Working closely with the CSG staff, the intern will help implement evaluation of CSG programs including tracking program results, surveying and data compilation.
  • Organizational support – The intern will provide support for specific organizational functions such as community outreach (CSG blog, facebook and e-news), fundraising and grant reporting, developing a tool kit of garden educator resources, website updates and general administrative activities.
  • Engaging with youth garden projects– The intern will have some opportunities to participate in garden programming and support, CSG events and garden workdays

 


**City Schoolyard Garden is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage and seek applications from people of color, bilingual and bicultural individuals, people who have experienced poverty, women, and members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, or medical status.

For questions or more information regarding open positions, email grow@cityschoolyardgarden.org.