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Garden Corps - Project Coordinator

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Arizona Sustainability Alliance

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**This is a Volunteer position**

Garden Corps - Project Coordinator

Arizona Sustainability Alliance (AZSA) Mission
To create and support cutting-edge, project-based sustainability solutions in Arizona

Mission Statement - Sustainable Food Systems
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 - Garden Corps

  • Increase food security in low-income communities and mitigate food deserts by supporting the Garden Corps program that builds community around local garden development
  • Support project partners in educating and training community members on garden development and community engagement
  • Provide Arizonans an outlet to receive comprehensive garden education, training on how to build community around gardens, and the tools to make their visions come to life.

Role Purpose
Ensure the success of the Garden Corps program by maintaining partner relationships that support community-driven garden development in local food deserts.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain communications with project partners The Urban Farm and Grow PHX by attending regular meetings and collaborating in program development
  • Coordinate with community members to assist with training progress and attend Barnraiser (garden development) events and document through photos, videos, and community stories
  • Write grants to support community garden development
  • Be consistently available and responsive to the AZSA Food Systems team and project partners
  • Report all progress and information back to Food Systems Priority lead

Ideal Skill Set

  • Outstanding leadership and organizational skills; you are a relationship builder who "manages by influence"
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • 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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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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