North County Job Opportunities

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).


Bellefontaine Neighbors Police Department Support Coordinator

Division: Bureau of Special Operations, Administrative Services
Supervisor: Bureau of Special Operations Commander
Classification: Full-Time – Hourly / Non-Exempt
Salary Range: $27,710.26 – $34,454.22

Support Coordinator – Bureau of Special Operations, Administrative Services.

    1. Purpose. Assigned to the Bureau of Special Operations (BSO) and serves as a clerk in Administrative Services. This person performs a variety of duties relating to multiple law enforcement records applications, maintaining orders of protection, records packing, and relative Department training management. Reports to the Major assigned as the BSO Bureau Commander.
    2. Essential Functions and Responsibilities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Ensures that police department employees are trained and certified accordingly in the appropriate usage of REJIS, MULES and NCIC.
  • Develops record keeping procedures and manages appropriate department records in accordance with applicable regulations, policies, and standards.
  • Enters and verifies orders of protections in accordance to regulations and maintain active list for department reference.
  • Conducts background investigations for law enforcement purposes, from FBI-NICS, out of state background checks, military recruiters, and probation and parole.
  • Updates and maintains subject criminal history files as it relates to the Department’s jurisdiction, including but not limited to arrest entry update, disposition updates, and modifying police report documentation as needed.
  • Maintains department file of all warrants issued by the Municipal Court.
  • Provides assistance to the Records Attendant when necessary or as directed.
  • Assists with incoming inquiries to the Department by phone or in person as needed and when the Records Attendant is out of the office or otherwise unavailable.
  • Responsible for Closed and Expunge records.
  • Responsible for criminal justice activities such as corrections; viewing, sending, and corrections of messages, inquiries, entry of orders of protection, monthly validations of and cancellations of wanted persons, guns, vehicles and securities.
  • Maintains and updates Emergency Contact list for Businesses.
  • Performs daily computer data entry and retrieval duties.
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating the Master Forms Manual which contains various documents, letters and report forms utilized by the Department.
  • Performs other reasonably related duties as assigned by the Major assigned as the BSO Bureau Commander.

Requirements:

High school diploma or its equivalent and several years of office experience with a general understanding of law enforcement records and municipal court process. Familiarity with office equipment and file management, as well as excellent computer, organizational, and customer service skills. Must maintain a complete working knowledge of the function and operation of the telephone system, records management principals, practices and methods. Knowledge of city, state and federal laws, codes and regulations governing police records management and retention. Must possess a strong work ethic with much attention to detail with effective communications skills. Must be able to successfully complete a criminal background check. Must obtain and maintain law enforcement application training and certification as required by position within the first 6 months of employment. Certifications and experience with C.A.R.E., REJIS, and MULES a plus.

Hiring Process:

  • Completed application with all requested attachments.
  • Interview with police department staff.
  • Satisfactory completion of a criminal background investigation.
  • Interview with Chief of Police and the Mayor.
  • Employment drug screening.

Salary and Benefits:

Entry level salary for this position is $27,710.26 and may be adjusted depending on experience and qualifications. Salary is accompanied by an employee fringe benefit package, which includes health and dental insurance, paid holidays, vacation, a defined pension plan and a defined contribution 457 plan.

Contact information and availability:

Completed applications, to include a cover letter and résumé, can be submitted in-person, mailed, or emailed. The job solicitation will remain posted until the position is filled. Please read and follow the submission instructions included with the application.

Bellefontaine Neighbors Police Department
Attn: Angie Wojtkowski
9641 Bellefontaine Road
Bellefontaine Neighbors, MO 63137-1818
Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.
Phone: (314) 867-0080, ext. 250
Email: bnpdapplicant@cityofbn.com


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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