The International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Atlanta is hiring a New Roots Coordinator. Job Description is below. Please apply at this link: https://rescue.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=1&c=rescue&id=4194
Job Title: New Roots Program Coordinator
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: USA-Atlanta, GA
The New Roots Program Coordinator leads the IRC’s New Roots program which works with IRC clients and community in two main areas: 1) youth gardening & food justice and 2) food security and nutrition. The program’s goals are to connect IRC clients and the community with access to healthy, affordable, and culturally appropriate food options; provide nutrition education in the U.S. context; and facilitate participation in gardening/food production programs. This position is a limited-term, 6-month position, with the possibility of extension pending grant funding.
Program Design and Delivery:
Design and implement all aspects of the New Roots program in Atlanta.
Develop and implement educational programs, including gardening and food justice activities for youth, along with nutrition, food security, and gardening programs for adults.
Assist with the development of community-based collaborations around food and food justice.
Provide technical advice to support community-based, and school-based gardens, and assist with garden site maintenance.
Conduct community outreach and manage recruitment of New Roots participants.
Collaborate with the Atlanta Resource Development Team, Deputy Director, and Youth Programs Supervisor to create and implement a plan for continued funding for New Roots.
Maintain thorough and accurate records for all New Roots activities, ensuring program compliance with its goals through required reporting to funders and internal stakeholders.
Work with Atlanta’s Finance Manager to track spending for New Roots and ensure adequate use of funding.
Attend Youth Education Team meetings and complete administrative duties, including but not limited to reporting, timesheets, and expense reports.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
BA degree in agriculture, nutrition, or related field and/or a minimum of two years of relevant experience.
Strong knowledge of agriculture and production.
Experience coordinating a program and designing and delivering food and agriculture programming.
Experience developing and implementing educational programs.
Proven record of successful development of grant proposals.
Reliable, professional, resourceful, team-oriented and sensitive to cultural differences.
Able to occasionally work a flexible schedule that includes evenings and weekends.
Must have reliable transportation and maintain valid driver’s license and insurance coverage for vehicle.
Time is split between a standard office work environment and program delivery in community gardens.
Please apply through the link here: https://rescue.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=1&c=rescue&id=4194