Earthwise Society has been a not-for-profit leader in community-based environmental education for over 30 years. The Society operates a demonstration garden of sustainable landscape practices and small scale organic farms at several sites in South Delta and Agassiz. Earthwise has an exciting opportunity at our Delta location for an energetic and articulate individual who is passionate about making a personal contribution to sustainability. The Program Coordinator will implement a range of community programs and provide necessary support services to ensure the smooth functioning of organizational operations.
Duties and responsibilities:
Plan and coordinate delivery of community programs including food security, therapeutic horticulture, and environmental education initiatives; handle program registration, assist in delivery
Coordinate volunteer programs, including outreach, recruitment, and engagement
Track and evaluate program results, ensure program outcomes are realized
Assist with development and implementation of communications plans to raise awareness about community programs and educational messages; design promotional and support materials
Engage community support/involvement/donations; assist with grant applications; diversify funding sources
As part of a team, explore opportunities to increase the range of community and educational program offerings at Earthwise: identify partnerships and potential funding opportunities
Plan and organize event based fundraisers including annual 100 Mile Banquet
Assist with claims and reporting for grants and contracts
Perform basic data entry and bookkeeping tasks including payables/receivables, payroll and remittances; assemble year-end documents to forward to accountants
Provide office support as needed: phones, mail outs, filing, ordering supplies, and keeping workspace clean and organized
Provide administrative support for programs, events and farm store, prepare floats and reconciliations
Provide support for efficient use of existing office technology, computer networks and inter-office communication, ensure consistency and security
Maintain up-to-date membership and mailing lists; handle renewals and inquiries
Other duties as assigned
Completion of post secondary program in a field related to Environmental Sciences, Communications or other related field
Experience with communications, event planning, customer service, and marketing
Knowledge of environmental and sustainability issues
Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills
Strong organizational skills with ability to prioritize and multi-task
Experience with the not-for-profit sector, fundraising and grants
Proven track record providing administrative tasks in a fast paced office environment
Knowledge or experience with bookkeeping basics; Quickbooks an asset
Strong computer skills, including organizing data and mailing lists, page layout and design, using Mac and PC
A personal interest in social and environmental issues, gardening, or growing food would be an asset
This is a full time position 35 hours per week, with a salary in the range of $18 - 20 per hour, depending on experience. Occasional weekend and evening work will be required.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: May 2 2019 ID: 53325