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Help-A-Farm - Project Coordinator

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Arizona Sustainability Alliance

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**This is a Volunteer position**

Sustainable Food Systems - Help-A-Farm Project Coordinator

Mission Statement
We are dedicated to creating and supporting regenerative local food systems. Through community engagement, education, and project-based assistance, we intend on empowering low-income communities and creating equitable, affordable food access throughout Arizona.

Objectives

  • Increase food security in low-income communities and mitigate food deserts by creating and supporting projects that provide low-income communities with equitable, affordable, convenient access to healthy foods
  • Provide education to Arizonans on best practices for growing, eating, and recycling healthy foods
  • Provide support to local farmers, distributors, and vendors to strengthen the local food economy by increasing the amount of food that is grown and consumed locally

Role Purpose
Lead our Help-A-Farm program by connecting with local farmers and gardeners and coordinating regular volunteer workdays for AZSA volunteers.

Responsibilities

  • Build relationships with local farms to host regular volunteer opportunities
  • Conduct community outreach to make volunteers aware of Help-A-Farm events
  • Communicate with farm staff and volunteers to coordinate regular events
  • Attend each Help-A-Farm and ensure all volunteers have signed liability waivers
  • Take pictures and record the progress of volunteer work
  • Be consistently available and responsive to the AZSA team and Program Manager
  • Report all progress and information back to AZSA Program Manager

Ideal Skill Set

  • Proven experience as a Program or Project Manager
  • Working knowledge of program/project management software (Basecamp, Trello, MS Project, etc.)
  • Outstanding leadership and organizational skills; you are a relationship builder who "manages by influence"
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; a highly collaborative work style
  • Excellent problem-solving ability
  • Ability to serve as a unifying force and to lead discussions at both the strategic and tactical levels
  • Sincere commitment to work collaboratively with all constituent groups, including staff, board members, volunteers, donors, program participants, and other supporters

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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https://www.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.
Community
Education & Literacy
Environment

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

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