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Executive Assistant Job Posting

Small office seeking Executive Assistant.  Job requires 3+ years of executive assistant or related experience, college education preferred, own transportation needed, available M-F, days, professional business attire is required at all times. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software and PROFICIENT at Outlook, Word, Excel, Access D-Base, Power Point and Publisher a plu.  Some basic accounting experience helpful and Quick Book experience preferred.  Excellent writing, grammar, problem solving and multi-tasking skills are required. Full-time position. Salary is $13.00 per hour.

Submit cover letter and resume to rzoll@northcountyinc.com.

Job Description

Executive Assistant will assist the President in taking responsibility for all daily office operations including but not limited to: answering phones, managing data bases, electronic and non-electronic filing systems, account payables and receivables, and other QuickBook functions, assist with membership, fundraising, and event correspondence and invoicing, business correspondence and mailings, scheduling of meetings and maintaining President schedule and other clerical, order and track office supplies, and cleaning tasks.  Learn and utilize new technologies and office products necessary for efficient office management.  Assist with newsletter, e-Newsletter, press releases, all membership correspondence, event planning and other tasks deemed appropriate by President.  Professional business attire is required at all times.

Software knowledge needed:  Microsoft Office 365, Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Publisher, Google Docs, QuickBooks, Access Database


DIRECTOR OF ENROLLMENT

PURPOSE/CHARGE/DELEGATION

The Director of Enrollment manages a comprehensive student recruitment, enrollment and retention program for Trinity Catholic High School.  Through the initiation and maintenance of programs and strategies, the Director ensures the enrollment and retention of adequate numbers of qualified students.  The Director of Enrollment answers directly to the President.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Internal Functions:

  • Design, implement, and maintain a recruitment plan and calendar of events.
  • Determine Annual Entrance Exam and Open House dates and time.
  • Coordinate the Annual Open House for prospective students and their parents.
  • Coordinate, with final approval of the President, all promotional materials, and advertisements related to Enrollment.
  • Coordinate the feeder school visit program.
  • Provide information for and be accessible to all new student matters.
  • Review all incoming and outgoing information regarding potential students.
  • Provide “exit interviews” for all early leaving students
  • Coordinate “Shadow” Program for prospective students who visit Trinity for a day.
  • Coordinate transportation logistics for students
  • Evaluate applications for financial assistance and award financial aid using guidelines approved by the President.
  • Coordinate and administer all Entrance Exam procedures.
  • Coordinate and administer Summer School programs and camps
  • Works with the Today and Tomorrow Foundation to facilitate and recommend TTEF-sponsored awards.

Cooperative Functions:

  • Collaborate with the Principal, with final approval of the President, to administer all decisions pertaining to freshman and transfer student applications.
  • Execute logistical responsibilities for the admission of new students as directed by the Principal.
  • Assist the Diversity Committee with efforts to attract, support and retain qualified minority students.
  • Function as a member of the Advancement Committee and Advancement Team to coordinate and plan marketing and public relations efforts.
  • Provide information to the communication team on all school events, highlights, and news
  • Manage regular updates to school website
  • Regularly advise the President and Principal of the Enrollment Office efforts and practices.

Public Relations:

  • Initiate and maintain personal contacts with schools, parishes, families, prospective students, and constituents on a year-round basis.
  • Represent and articulate Trinity ’s educational vision and mission of the school to prospects and various publics at schools visits, fairs, high school nights, etc.
  • Foster concern and participation by faculty, students, parents, alumni and friends in the Enrollment process.
  • Work to maintain positive relations with feeder school principals, pastors, teachers, directors of religious education and parents.
  • Coordinate yearly grade-school principal lunch with Trinity President
  • Evaluates any communications coming from within the community to assure use of formally approved logos and branding materials.
  • Select Student Ambassadors and coordinate SA visits, volunteer hours, etc.
  • Coordinates a Parent Ambassador program.
  • Coordinate brand alignment and management for Trinity as a whole
  • Official logos
  • Color typing
  • Trinity Day Of Praise coordination

Information Management:

  • Implement and maintain Salesforce database for potential students and contacts.
  • Process and computerize all information pertinent to the recruitment of potential students from Catholic, private, and public schools.
  • Correspond with appropriate feeder school staff to secure any records required for enrollment of applicants.
  • Formulate enrollment projections and maintain information on enrollment trends in area schools.
  • Assesses the performance of scholarship recipients and meets with them accordingly.
  • Coordinates website updates.
  • Coordinates the social media campaign:
    • Twitter
    • Facebook
    • Instagram

Data:

  • Develop historical trending data
  • Competition analysis
  • Targeted growth through new student acquisition
    • Grade School
    • Transfers
  • Retention 6-month report
  • Mapping
    • Updating of historical class data
    • Prospective class data
    • Needs Assessment

Committee and Professional Membership:

  • Advancement Committee of the Board
  • Advancement Team (internal)

Liason to TTEF for all content related needs.

To apply, send the following to job@trinitycatholichigh.org:

  • Letter of interest
  • Resume
  • 3 references

Trinity Director Of Alumni and Special Projects

The Director of Alumni Relations is responsible for the planning and implementation of programs and projects that strategically engage alumni in strengthening programs and provide tangible benefits to alumni and current students along the continuum of relationship

Serving as an ambassador, the Director of Alumni Relations is charged with securing commitments from alumni to provide professional expertise and volunteer service; collaborating with colleagues in the administrative offices (including, but not limited to Enrollment, Development and Communications) and the schools to create and maintain pathways for alumni participation that advance the goals of the Institute; partnering with Development colleagues to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward alumni giving; and serving as a liaison between the Alumni Association Board of Directors and the academic and administrative leadership.

The alumni community currently numbers approximately 3 legacy schools and the current Trinity alumni base.  This total exceeds 20,000 contacts

The goal of the alumni director is to help connect the rich legacy school communities with the current Trinity community.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Create an alumni association board, arranging its meetings, staffing its committees and ensuring strong and productive relationships between its members and the academic and administrative leadership; serve as ex officio Executive Director of the Alumni Association
  • Plan, implement and promote alumni programs that support the strategic plan as well as the goals of the Office of Advancement
  • Ensure accurate and complete alumni database records; capture contact, biographical and career information of alumni via surveys, projects (e.g. alumni directory), correspondence, website, postal returns, etc.
  • Establish and build relationships with a wide range of alumni, locally, regionally, nationally and internationally; maintain regular communication with alumni via direct contact, email blasts, alumni web pages, and print publications.  You are the manager of relationships to all former students of the Trinity legacy tree
  • Organize the yearly Trinity Day Of Praise where alumni from all legacy schools are showcased in an all day encounter.  Part of the shoulder strategy campaign
  • Creation of Hall of Fame as a strategy to unite the history of Trinity to the vision for our future
  • Educate graduating students about alumni benefits and engage them in programs
  • Partner with Director of Enrollment  to spearhead the introduction of alumni involvement in the admissions process; partner with the College Admissions Counselor to plan the growth and accessibility of career networking services for students and alumni
  • Collaborate closely with development colleagues in increasing support from alumni; routinely identify and qualify alumni prospects for gifts; communicate development-related activities via written contact reports filed in Salesforce  and periodic attendance at prospect management meetings
  • Maintain a portfolio of prospects, working to raise $500,000 a year
  • Oversee and balance the budget for Alumni Relations; within the annual program budget, manage existing and/or additional alumni programs, services and communications
  • Raise funds for select special projects and events in collaboration with Development colleagues
  • Create a team of current Trinity ambassadors to meet with alumni

To apply, send the following to job@trinitycatholichigh.org:

  • Letter of interest
  • Resume
  • 3 references

Public Relations Specialist

REPORTS TO: Director of Communications and Public Relations at Hazelwood School District

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Public Relations Specialist will report directly to the Director of Communications and Public Relations to assist in the development, implementation, and promotion of positive communications to the Hazelwood School District community. The Public Relations Specialist will also assist the Director with executing the Communications and Public Relations Plan, establishing key partnerships, crisis management, coordinating District events, and other projects. In addition, will respond positively to students, staff, administrators, parents, community, and the media.

FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB

Essential Functions

  1. Corresponds with the communications specialist and graphics designer to review and edit materials to ensure they are quality ready for the Director of Communications and Public Relations.
  2. Assists the Director of Communications and Public Relations with building and maintaining a positive public image for the Hazelwood School District.
  3. Establishes a cooperative relationship with news media and other public interest groups.
  4. Collaborates with the Communications Specialist to write and review press releases, crisis management communication, and speeches for the
  5. Director of Communications and Public Relations review.
  6. Organizes community-centered events, and official public appearances.
  7. Supports the Director of Communications and Public Relations to develop a databank of key contacts and community partners.
  8. Protects and promotes the Hazelwood School District’s brand, students, Board, and staff.
  9. Builds and maintains positive relationships between the schools and the District in order to develop and promote potential news stories.
  10. Prepares monthly letter and quarterly op-eds on behalf of the Superintendent for the Director of Communications and Public Relations review.
  11. Utilizes excellent writing skills to develop timely proactive media releases, as well as copy for brochures, newsletters, Website, social media channels, and any other promotional materials.
  12. Supports the Director of Communications and Public Relations by maintaining open lines of communication with community organizations and provides prompt responses to requests for public information about the district, its policies and programs.
  13. Advises the Director of Communications and Public Relations on the probable consequences relating to shifts in existing programs, policies, and social media trends.
  14. Corresponds with the communications specialist to disseminate information to the public and school district staff.
  15. Collaborates with the Communications and Public Relations secretary to plan, schedule, set-up/break down, and coordinate overall District events and activities.
  16. Use resources to obtain information to prepare stories, speeches, or presentations.
  17. Provides support to the Director of Communications and Public Relations in the coordination of election/bond issue campaigns.
  18. Provides media relations support for the Director of Communications and Public Relations.
  19. Other general duties as assigned.

Marginal Functions

  1. Prepares speeches for Board Directors or Superintendent, as requested by the Director of Communications and Public Relations.
  2. Assists the Director of Communications and Public Relations in explaining public opinion to the staff of the school system.
  3. Stays abreast of professional practices in the field.

Physical/Visual Activities or Demands: Physical/visual activities or demands that are commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.

  1. Walking, driving, sitting, climbing, stooping or crouching, reaching, feeling, talking, hearing.
  2. Normal attention with clarity of vision at 20 inches or less as well as 20 feet or more, required
  3. Light to moderate physical demand with regular lifting of very light to light (1 to 25 lbs.) items by hand and occasional lifting of average (25 to 60 lbs.) items by hand or with mechanical assistance.
  4. May be required to work some nights and weekends.

POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Education:  Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, journalism, business, or related field.

Experience:  Three-five years minimum experience in a public relations or mid-level communications role is a must.

Skills and Abilities: which may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position:

  1. Excellent speaking, technical writing, and proof-reading skills
  2. Strong customer service and interpersonal skills
  3. Must have the ability to work well under pressure and meet sometimes tight deadlines
  4. Must be organized and have the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  5. Attention to detail, especially deadlines
  6. Must be a team-player
  7. Must be energetic, enthusiastic, a sense of urgency, and a self-starter
  8. Excellent analytical, critical thinking skills, and the ability to make sound communication judgment.

Primary Location: Communications/Public Relations
Salary Range: $42,842.00 – 85, 488 / Per Year
Shift Type: Full-Time


Career Opportunity with Trinity Catholic High School!

Trinity Catholic High School is seeking vibrant, creative, passion filled people to continue to help us create transformational experiences both for our youth and our community. We are seeking a new Director of Enrollment, and encourage you to apply or share with your networks!

DIRECTOR OF ENROLLMENT

Position Summary

The Director of Enrollment is responsible for all aspects of recruitment and enrollment efforts. The Director works closely with the school’s governing body/board to set recruitment and enrollment strategies and goals. The Director assumes the responsibility of surveying, analyzing, and enhancing the school’s branding and marketing efforts, and works closely with the communications coordinator to ensure that outward messaging, especially web-based information, is consistent and appeals to multiple audiences.

The Director of Enrollment represents the school to all key communities, including prospective students and parents, alumni – especially the most recently graduated, faculty, community partners and sponsors, and partner/feeder schools. The Director will be an active participant in local and national admissions networks and conferences to stay current on best practices and trends.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leads and directs all aspects of enrollment management (including branding, marketing, recruitment, admissions, and retention) and oversees the processes of attracting, selecting and registering (enrolling) students.
  • Develops and implements strategic branding and marketing initiatives, working in close conjunction with the communications personnel to maintain consistent and audience-specific messaging.
  • Works in close conjunction with the school leadership team to determine goals for admission and enrollment.
  • Assists President in setting admission goals in accordance with the Mission of the school.
  • Works in close conjunction with the Principal to ensure admissions processes are fair and aimed at enhancing the school community.
  • Presents monthly update to school.
  • Manages the registration and formal enrollment of all new students, those entering 9th grade and transferring into upper-classes.
  • Oversees the design, content, and dissemination of all admissions and marketing publications and materials.
  • Oversees all off- and on-campus recruitment events, including High School Nights, Open House events, and shadow visits.
  • Selects and organizes a body of Student Ambassadors to assist in the areas of recruitment and community outreach.
  • Selects and organizes a body of Parent Ambassadors to assist in the areas of recruitment and community outreach.
  • Provides professional development to faculty and staff members in the areas of community enhancement, relationship building with current and prospective students, and ways to ensure the retention of students.
  • Researches resources for scholarship and grant opportunities for students entering high school, and communicates those resources to prospective families, applicant families, and families enrolling in the school.
  • Heads the scholarship committee that determines recipients of school-funded awards and scholarships.
  • Works in close conjunction with the Education Office and Archdiocesan agencies and affiliates that are responsible for scholarships and awards funded through outside agencies.
  • Works with families new to the school to ensure they are prepared and in-compliance (provided all necessary documents and completed all necessary tasks) with the school’s enrollment regulations.
  • Works with families to determine financial obligations, which includes assessing available tuition assistance funds and family eligibility for assistance.
  • Regularly assesses the academic and disciplinary records of students receiving scholarships, awards, and all forms of financial assistance to ensure that funds are being provided to the most deserving students and that recipients are honoring contracts/agreements.
  • Works with Trinity Relationship Manager to coordinate family introductions. Builds relationship hand off.
  • Along the continuum of relationship, coordinates with the Alumni Director the send-off of all Trinity seniors and relationships
  • Coordinates Trinity alumni connections with incoming students and families.
  • Trinity Day Of Praise coordination.
  • Manages the student ticket raffle.
  • Coordinates the social media campaign.
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Coordinates website updates.
  • Liason to TTEF for all content related needs.

TO APPLY:

Please send cover letter and resume to job@trinitycatholichigh.org


Community Development Coordinator

City of Ferguson is seeking a Community Development Coordinator. This position is responsible for pursuing community development initiatives, and developing efforts to attract new residents.  This position is also responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and performing all activities and programs of the Housing and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Programs for the City.

The ideal candidate will administer the City’s various housing programs; seek local, state or federal funds; write and administer state and local grants including the CDBG programming; organize and support neighborhood groups; develop program guidelines that are consistent with HUD and other funding partner regulations.  In addition, this individual will work closely with business and neighborhood districts, and assist in forming new resident organizations and activities to engage residents.

Qualifications
Bachelors degree in urban or regional planning, public administration, marketing, business, or related field; a master’s degree is desirable; considerable experience in marketing, urban housing, regional planning and urban/community development at increasing levels of responsibility; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Miscellaneous Information
Go to www.fergusoncity.com to find a job application. Apply with cover letter and resume. Email attachment(s) to hr@fergusoncity.com ;Or mail to City of Ferguson, Attention: Human Resources, 110 Church Street, Ferguson, MO 63135. Open Until Filled


Position Description: Grants and Development Associate

Now Hiring: Grants and Development Associate at EarthDance Farm

EarthDance Organic Farm School is seeking applicants for the AmeriCorps position of Grants and Development Assistant. The successful candidate for this position will build EarthDance’s capacity through the exploration of available funding resources, the collaborative execution of a fund development plan, and the co-creation of grant proposals. The Grants and Development Associate will work closely with other development staff and the Managing Director to build a strong foundation of support for EarthDance to continue to its mission.

The position will begin as early as late July, pending selection of the right candidate. AmeriCorps positions entail a 12-month commitment, but may become a full-time permanent position pending funding and organizational need.

Organization : EarthDance

Mission : EarthDance sustainably grows food, farmers, and community, one small farm at a time, through hands-on education and delicious experiences.

Position: Grants and Development Assistant

Location: EarthDance Organic Farm School, 233 S. Dade Ave, Ferguson, MO 63135

Hours : 40 hours/week

Job Description Summary :

EarthDance is seeking a self-motivated and resourceful individual with excellent written and verbal communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills to serve as our Grants and Development Assistant. The highly qualified candidate will possess an understanding of the good food movement, research skills, and attention to detail.

The Grants and Development Assistant will:

  • Research, apply for, and obtain grant funding for EarthDance programs and operations
  • Complete grant reports
  • Assist with the execution of the organization’s annual fund development plan
  • Assist with the planning and execution of Farmers Formal, EarthDance’s major annual fundraising event and other fundraising events and opportunities
  • Secure both cash and in-kind donations for farm and office

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated strong time management and organizational skills
  • Professional, friendly, and enthusiastic personality
  • Strong persuasive writing skills
  • Experience working independently and in a team environment with successful outcomes
  • Ability to work effectively in a demanding, high-energy environment and manage multiple priorities, while maintaining a sense of humor

Desired Qualifications:

  • Passion for the good food (sustainable agriculture + food justice) movement
  • Proficiency with Google Drive and Google Calendar

Primary Responsibilities:

1. Office Based (90%)

  • Familiarize self with grant seeking opportunities in St. Louis and beyond
  • Research grant opportunities and maintain grants database
  • Apply for 3-5 grants/quarter in collaboration with Managing Director and development staff
  • Track grants and write grant reports
  • Maintain regular communications with funders
  • Work closely with development staff members to understand and execute member responsibilities for components of development plan
  • Secure donations for the farm and office
  • Participate in Farmers Formal planning and execution

2. Farm Based (10%)

  • Participate in programmatic activities–farm tours, volunteer field work, farmersmarkets–to understand how EarthDance serves the needs of its constituents.

Time Requirements: This is a full-time position, requiring 40 hours/week. Compensation:

AmeriCorps VISTA living allowance (approximately $1,000/month), end-of-service education scholarship, health care coverage, and a weekly share of EarthDance produce May-September.

Other Requirements:

  • Reliable transportation to and from the farm
  • Use of personal computer or laptop

To Apply: To apply, please submit a resume, and cover letter, and 1-2 page writing sample to work@earthdancefarms.org

Applicants will also need to apply through AmeriCorps. Position open until filled.

For more information on EarthDance Organic Farm School, visit www.earthdancefarms.org


Position Description: Marketing and Outreach Coordinator

Now Hiring: Marketing and Outreach Coordinator at EarthDance Farm EarthDance Organic Farm School is seeking applicants for the AmeriCorps position of Marketing and Outreach Coordinator. The successful candidate for this position will work with community members and organizational partners to build EarthDance’s capacity to serve low-income individuals by conducting outreach to build relationships with Ferguson community members and increase community awareness of EarthDance’s offerings. The Outreach & Marketing Coordinator will make Earthdance’s services and information about food security and healthy eating more visible to Ferguson neighbors and surrounding communities by engaging these groups through the organization’s social media channels and communication with local media outlets.

The position will begin in August 2018. AmeriCorps positions entail a 12-month commitment, but may become a full-time permanent position pending funding and organizational need.

Organization : EarthDance

Mission : EarthDance grows food, farmers, and community through hands-on education and delicious experiences.

Position: Marketing and Outreach Coordinator

Location: EarthDance Organic Farm School, 233 S. Dade Ave, Ferguson, MO 63135

Hours : 40 hours/week

Job Description Summary :

EarthDance is seeking a self-motivated and resourceful individual with excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills to serve as our Marketing and Outreach Coordinator. The highly qualified candidate will possess an understanding of the good food movement, marketing, and interacting with diverse communities and public audiences.

The Marketing and Outreach Coordinator will:

  • Regularly attend community meetings and events (City Council, Neighborhood Association, Ferguson Florissant School District, etc.) in order to develop and strengthen relationships with Ferguson residents
  • Coordinate and serve as point person for off-farm outreach events to promote awareness of EarthDance (tabling at events such as back-to-school/health/green fairs)
  • Write for local media outlets on behalf of EarthDance
  • Create and execute a social media plan and content
  • Strengthen relationships with organizational partners (St. Louis Food Policy Coalition, United People Market, Emerson YMCA)

Requirements:

  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Professional, friendly, and enthusiastic personality
  • Experience working independently and in a team environment with successful outcomes
  • Demonstrated strong time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a demanding, high-energy environment and manage multiple priorities, while maintaining a sense of humor

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Ferguson community and connections to its residents
  • Passion for the good food (sustainable agriculture + food justice) movement
  • Knowledge of agricultural and food system issues
  • Experience in horticulture and/or agriculture
  • Proficiency with Google Drive and Google Calendar
  • Photography/ Videography skills and experience

Primary Responsibilities:

1. Office Based (50%)

  • Develop a social media plan, focused on promoting EarthDance’s services and events, and reaching out to Ferguson and neighbors of nearby municipalities
  • Operate social media platforms by creating month to month social media plans and executing content
  • Create and executing marketing plans, writing and pitching public relations copy
  • Help coordinate public relations opportunities on the farm and help draft a public relations marketing plan for 2019
  • Schedule and coordinate outreach events
  • Maintain records on attended outreach events
  • Follow up with event attendees

2. Community Based (35%)

  • Conduct outreach to build relationships with key Ferguson community members to increase community awareness of EarthDance’s offerings
  • Represent EarthDance at community events and off-farm outreach events
  • Engage event attendees in conversation about EarthDance’s offerings
  • Gather community input to help EarthDance better serve low-income individuals in Ferguson and surrounding communities
  • Setup and breakdown outreach display materials

3. Farm Based (15%)

  • Obtain knowledge of EarthDance programs and farming practices to comfortably communicate them to the public

Time Requirements: This is a full-time position, requiring 40 hours/week. Compensation:

AmeriCorps VISTA living allowance (approximately $1,000/month), end-of-service education scholarship, health care coverage, and an EarthDance CSA Share

Other Requirements:

  • Reliable transportation to and from the farm and outreach events
  • Use of personal computer or laptop and cell phone

To Apply: To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and 1-2 page writing sample to work@earthdancefarms.org

Applicants will also need to apply through AmeriCorps. Position open until filled.

For more information on EarthDance Organic Farm School, visit www.earthdancefarms.org


Position Description: Volunteer Coordinator

Now Hiring: Volunteer Coordinator

EarthDance Organic Farm School is seeking applicants for the AmeriCorps position of Volunteer Coordinator. The successful candidate for this position will build the capacity of EarthDance through the exploration of available community volunteer support, improvement of the organization’s ability to train, track, and appreciate volunteers, and continual commitment to maintain highly effective volunteer management practices.

The position will begin in July 2018. AmeriCorps positions entail a 12-month commitment, but may become a full-time permanent position pending funding and organizational need.

Organization : EarthDance

Mission : EarthDance sustainably grows food, farmers, and community, one small farm at a time, through hands-on education and delicious experiences.

Position: Volunteer Coordinator

Location: EarthDance Organic Farm School, 233 S. Dade Ave, Ferguson, MO 63135

Hours : 40 hours/week

Job Description Summary :

EarthDance is seeking a self-motivated and resourceful individual with excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills to serve as our Volunteer Coordinator. The Volunteer Coordinator’s time will be spent on the farm, leading farm tours and volunteer crews; in the office scheduling, tracking and strategizing; and in the community, recruiting volunteers and communicating with partner organizations.

The Volunteer Coordinator will:

  • Develop EarthDance’s volunteer management system
  • Coordinate volunteer activities on the farm and at special events
  • Follow up with volunteer groups and individuals to build lasting volunteer relationships
  • Create documents and databases, and establish protocols for recruiting, training, and retaining and tracking volunteers
  • Research best practices for volunteer management
  • Implement new procedures
  • Write a monthly Volunteer Newsletter
  • Promote, schedule, and lead private farm tours
  • Coordinate with EarthDance staff to determine the organization’s volunteer needs for on farm and special events
  • Update the volunteer management manual of procedures and documents to serve as training materials for future staff members

Requirements:

  • Previous volunteer service
  • Experience working outdoors in adverse conditions (heat, humidity, insects, rain, etc.)
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Ability to work effectively in a demanding, high-energy environment and manage multiple priorities, while maintaining a sense of humor
  • Professional, friendly, and enthusiastic personality
  • Experience working independently and in a team environment with successful outcomes
  • Demonstrated strong time management and organizational skills
  • Bachelor’s degree

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of agricultural and food system issues
  • Passion for the good food (sustainable agriculture + food justice) movement
  • Experience in horticulture and/or agriculture
  • Proficiency with Google Drive and Google Calendar

Primary Responsibilities:

1. Farm Based (45%)

  • Lead farm-based volunteer activities
  • Lead special events volunteer activities such as greeting, supervising activities, serving, and talking about EarthDance programs
  • Lead farm tours

2. Office Based (35%)

  • Document and track data on volunteers, tour participants, and produce
  • Recruit, train, retain, and track volunteers
  • Research best practices in volunteer management
  • Produce a monthly volunteer newsletter

3. Community Based (20%)

  • Represent EarthDance and recruit volunteers
  • Communicate with community partners about volunteer opportunities

Time Requirements: This is a full-time position, requiring 40 hours/week. Compensation:

AmeriCorps VISTA living allowance (approximately $1,000/month), end-of-service education scholarship, health care coverage, and an EarthDance CSA Share

Other Requirements:

  • Reliable transportation or ability to navigate the public transport system to and from the farm
  • Use of personal computer or laptop

To Apply: To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to work@earthdancefarms. org

Applicants will also need to apply through AmeriCorps. Position open until filled.

For more information on EarthDance Organic Farm School, visit www.earthdancefarms.org


Position Description: Youth Programs Coordinator

Now Hiring: Youth Programs Coordinator at EarthDance Farm

EarthDance Organic Farm School is seeking applicants for the AmeriCorps position of Youth Programs Coordinator. The successful candidate for this position will work to expand EarthDance’s Youth Exploring Agriculture & Health (YEAH!) programs to serve more children and families by developing new partnerships with groups that serve youth to provide farm-based education and enrichment to more low-income youth. The Youth Programs Coordinator will work with young people ages 5-21 around fresh food, nutrition awareness and cooking skills, and empowering youth to become food leaders.

The position will begin in August 2018. AmeriCorps positions entail a 12-month commitment, but may become a full-time permanent position pending funding and organizational need.

Organization : EarthDance

Mission : EarthDance sustainably grows food, farmers, and community, one small farm at a time, through hands-on education and delicious experiences.

Position: Youth Programs Coordinator

Location: EarthDance Organic Farm School, 233 S. Dade Ave, Ferguson, MO 63135

Hours : 40 hours/week

Job Description Summary :

EarthDance is seeking a self-motivated and resourceful individual with excellent communication, educational, and interpersonal skills to serve as our Youth Programs Coordinator. The highly qualified candidate will possess an understanding of youth education, nutrition and cooking awareness, organic farming/ gardening, and passion for the good food movement.

The Youth Programs Coordinator will:

  • Develop partnerships with groups that serve youth
  • Provide farm-based education and enrichment to more low-income youth
  • Recruit, train, and retain adult volunteers to serve as Field Trip Docents in order to increase EarthDance’s capacity to serve large groups of youth.
  • Develop “on the road” food and farming related eating lesson plans for drop-in school visits
  • Promote EarthDance’s programs– seasonal youth employment, teen volunteer opportunities–through outreach to schools and other avenues for connecting with young people.

Requirements:

  • Experiences teaching and/or coaching youth
  • Professional, friendly, and enthusiastic personality
  • Some experience in horticulture and/or agriculture
  • Public speaking experience
  • Experience working independently and in a team environment with successful outcomes
  • Demonstrated strong time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a demanding, high-energy environment and manage multiple priorities, while maintaining a sense of humor

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working with low-income and diverse communities
  • Passion for the good food (sustainable agriculture + food justice) movement
  • First Aid Certification
  • Knowledge of agricultural and food system issues
  • Proficiency with Google Drive and Google Calendar

Primary Responsibilities:

1. Office Based (45%)

  • Develop lessons to bring farm and healthy-food related learning into schools
  • Develop a docent program to support delivery of field trips at EarthDance
  • Recruit, train, and retain at least 5 adult volunteers to serve as Field Trip Docents
  • Provide support, encouragement, and appreciation to active docents
  • Promote, schedule and plan Field Trips and youth education opportunities
  • Develop EarthDance’s off-campus educational offerings for classroom based seed-to-table and STEM programming

2. Community Based (15%)

  • Promote EarthDance’s programs, like seasonal youth employment, teen volunteer opportunities, through outreach to schools and other avenues for connecting with young people
  • Trial in-school offerings with a goal of delivering developed curricula to a full-time youth educator by fall of 2019
  • Establish partnerships to expand the reach of YEAH! Programming to reach more youth
  • Teach nutrition lessons and encourage young people to eat fruits and vegetables to help them start a lifelong habit of healthy eating

3. Farm Based (40%)

  • Lead field trips and train docents for field trips on the farm
  • Gain familiarity with farm operations, crop management, etc. to effectively communicate to students and docents

Time Requirements: This is a full-time position, requiring 40 hours/week. Compensation:

AmeriCorps VISTA living allowance (approximately $1,000/month), end-of-service education scholarship, health care coverage, and an EarthDance CSA Share

Other Requirements:

  • Reliable transportation to and from the farm and outreach events
  • Use of personal computer or laptop and cell phone

To Apply: To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to work@earthdancefarms.org

Applicants will also need to apply through AmeriCorps. Position open until filled.

For more information on EarthDance Organic Farm School,


Finance Director

The City of Jennings is accepting applications for the position of Finance Director.

The position is responsible for planning, directing and coordinating the operations of the Finance Department. Duties include supervising the Accounts Payables Accounting Clerks, which includes the supervision of accounts receivables, recording and monitoring revenue from all sources, maintaining bank accounts and investments, accounts payable and signing checks; administering the payroll process; preparing monthly reports, annual budget preparation and amendments when needed; issuing and overseeing business and liquor licenses; collecting taxes, fees and other receipts. This position works closely with the Mayor, City Council, City Auditors and other departments in a wide variety of city operations. Must be available to attend City Council and committee meetings.

Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s in accounting and/or finance and three years of experience in municipal finance, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, with excellent oral and written communication skills. Applicant must be bondable. Starting salary $51,675.

Application available at Jennings City Hall or online at www.cityofjennings.org.

NO RESUMES ACCEPTED WITHOUT COMPLETION OF OUR APPLICATION! Completed applications may be delivered to City Hall, mailed, emailed to jobs@cityofjennings.org or faxed to 314-388-3999. Applications accepted until filled.


Part Time Bus Driver

The City of Jennings is seeking applicants for a Part – time bus driver to drive a 16-passenger bus and van, transporting senior citizens and youth to local activities. Approximately 20-25 hours per week at $13.00 per hour. Must have valid CDL license with passenger endorsement.

Applications available at Jennings City Hall, 2120 Hord Ave. or at www.cityofjennings.org. No resumes accepted without completion of our application! Completed applications may be delivered or mailed to Jennings City Hall, emailed to jobs@cityofjennings.org or faxed to 314-388-3999. Applications accepted until March 21, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. CST.


Correctional Officer

The City of Jennings is accepting applications for Correctional Officers. Duties entail that the candidate works a 12-hour shift which includes booking, processing and supervising prisoners. Must be a high school graduate or have a GED; 21 years of age and have no disqualifying criminal history. Valid driver’s license preferred. Starting salary $29,680.56.

Must complete corrections application available at Jennings City Hall, 2120 Hord Ave. or online at www.cityofjennings.org. NO RESUMES ACCEPTED WITHOUT COMPLETED APPLICATION! Returned application must include a current record check from St. Louis City and County Police Dept. Application deadline 5:00 p.m. March 21, 2018.

TO ALL APPLICANTS FOR THE JENNINGS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS:

When you return your application, it must include:

  • a photocopy of your driver’s license, and
  • a police record check for St. Louis city and county, showing arrests and convictions, run within the last 30 days.

You may obtain this record check at the St. Louis County Bureau of Police Records, 7900 Forsyth Room B013. They are open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The cost is $9.00 payable by cash, check or money order. You must present ID such as a driver’ s license and social security card. For more information about obtaining a record check, call 615-5317 (OPTION 3).


Code Enforcement Inspector

The City of Jennings is accepting applications for a code enforcement inspector. Duties include conducting interior and exterior inspections, writing reports, issuing citations and testifying in court. Must be familiar with ICC codes and have current valid drivers license. Three years of experience as an inspector and ICC certification preferred. Starting annual salary $31,590. Applications available at Jennings City Hall, 2120 Hord Ave. or at www.cityofjennings.org.

NO RESUMES ACCEPTED WITHOUT COMPLETION OF OUR APPLICATION! Completed applications may be delivered to City Hall, mailed, emailed to jobs@cityofiennings.org or faxed to 314-388-3999. Applications accepted until position is filled.


Full Time Kitchen Chef and Supervisor

Pallottine Renewal Center, Florissant, MO

Supervise performance of menu planning, food ordering and preparation, and dining room service.  Carry out duties and responsibilities consistent with the mission and ministry of the Pallottine Missionary Sisters. Job duties include: plan and preparation of all retreatant menus; meet dietary needs of retreatants and supervise staff including delegating authority, directing, and counseling, coaching and evaluating staff to provide retreatants with an exceptional retreat experience.  Great benefit package available, send resume to director@pallottine.org.


Director of Retreat and Event Coordinator

Looking for a dynamic and detail oriented candidate to field inquiries and contract retreats and events at Pallottine Renewal Center.

This is a spiritual ministry of the Pallottine Missionary Sisters located in Florissant, Missouri. The director will build relationships with ecumenical groups promoting our mission for those seeking to Reflect with God, Renew their Faith and Refresh their spirit. The retreat coordinator will be the Pallottine Renewal Center representative detailing the retreats needs acting as a liaison for the campus. Excellent sales, oral and written communication and organizational skills are required. Familiarity with the ministry of the Roman Catholic Church and all social media platforms is a plus.

Send Resume to director@pallottine.org or call 314-837-7100.


Senior Community Development Specialist

St. Louis County | $45,406 to $72,633
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North County Incorporated

350B Village Square Drive
Hazelwood, Missouri 63042
phone: (314) 895-6241
email: nci@northcountyinc.com

 

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