ALPHA Nursery - Project Coordinator

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Arizona Sustainability Alliance

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***This is a Volunteer Position**

ALPHA Nursery - Project Coordinator

Project Overview

  • To create an economically sustainable, self-sustaining, community-based tree nursery
  • To provide an educational opportunity for at-risk youth to learn about trees and the natural sciences while being exposed to nature, which has proven to mitigate mental health issues.

Job Purpose

The purpose of the Project Coordinator position is to lead the project by identifying and working with a diverse set of stakeholders and partners for successful design and implementation. The Project Coordinator will work with cities and private landowners to identify a location for the tree nursery, work with volunteers to create a viable business plan, work with other nonprofits to develop an educational curriculum, and coordinate any other components necessary for the success of the project.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be available as the main point of contact for the ALPHA nursery project
  • Develop and foster key partners for all aspects of the design and implementation of the ALPHA nursery
  • Develop and/or work with other relevant volunteers to design a business plan
  • Manage and work with volunteers to include key components of urban forestry specific to Arizona, such as drought resilient trees, etc.
  • Identify financial/funding partnerships for the nursery
  • Report all progress and information back to the Urban Forestry priority leaders

Desired Skills

  • Forestry/Arborist - knowledge of urban forestry
  • Partner relations
  • Business development
  • Project design
  • Project management
  • Fundraising, including grant writing

Time commitment: Approximately 5-10 Hours Per Week

To apply for this volunteer opportunity email your cover letter and resume/cv to hr.volunteer@azsustainabilityalliance.com

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About Arizona Sustainability Alliance

Location:

8205 South Priest Drive #11962, Tempe, AZ 85284, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Arizona Sustainability Alliance is to create and support cutting-edge, project-based sustainability solutions in Arizona.

Description

The Arizona Sustainability Alliance is a volunteer, non-partisan group committed to protecting our environment and promoting sustainable living through action and advocacy. Through

  • Civic engagement

  • Collaboration

  • Education
We empower Arizona citizens to work together toward more verdant, equitable and sustainable communities. We share a deep concern about catastrophic climate change, the future of our planet and the health and well being of generations to come.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Phoenix Metropolitan AreaPhoenix, AZ 85004

(33.45283,-112.0685)
 

SKILLS

  • Program Management
  • Group Facilitation
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Project Management
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Approximately 5-10 Hours Per Week

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