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  • February 18, 2020 9:19 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Clermont Soil & Water Conservation District:

    Purpose: Using current best practices in education and behavioral science, the Education Coordinator will develop, deliver, and assess innovative education programs that support specific conservation outcomes approved by the District Administrator and board of supervisors. The Education Coordinator will collaborate with community partners to inspire and empower audiences of all ages to take individual and collective action for conservation in Clermont County. With an eye toward continuous improvement, ongoing professional development is an expectation via webinars, research articles, and networking. 

    Deadline to apply is Friday, March 6. For a complete job description and application, please visit https://clermontauditor.munisselfservice.com/employmentopportunities/default.aspx


  • February 18, 2020 9:04 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Cincinnati ToolBank

    In order to apply, interested individuals should email their resume and cover letter to cincinnati@toolbank.org


  • February 18, 2020 9:03 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Cincinnati ToolBank

    • The Community Engagement Coordinator (CEC), in collaboration with the ToolBank’s Executive Director and board, will work to develop and execute innovative strategies - online and off - to increase giving, volunteerism, and engagement. S/he will also be responsible for fostering relationships, identifying outreach opportunities, and maintaining our website and social media channels.  The CEC will be the ToolBank’s champion, advocate, cheerleader, and evangelist - someone who has the skills, motivation, and enthusiasm to effectively cultivate relationships in support of the goals of the ToolBank.
    • https://cincinnatitoolbank.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Community-Engagement-Coordinator-Job-Description.pdf

    In order to apply, interested individuals should email their resume and cover letter to cincinnati@toolbank.org

  • February 14, 2020 2:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Urban Blooms

    Horticultural Technician

    We are looking for a passionate team member who will help us maintain our growing number of Living Wall Installations. We have 30 living walls around the Cincinnati area that need maintenance on a monthly basis. Currently, our maintenance manager is tending to these installations, we are looking for someone to assist him in this duty.

    Applicants should have experience or education in plant care. Standard maintenance includes replacing plants, pruning plants, removing spent leaves, and cleaning up the job site after maintenance has been performed. Some of our installations will require the use of a ladder; being comfortable working from heights is highly suggested. From time-to-time, there may be some opportunity to assist with the installation of plant material. If the applicant has a construction, plumbing, or carpentry background, there may be additional hours available to assist with new living wall installations.

    Apply via Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/job_opening/167030131410076/

  • February 14, 2020 12:30 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Groundwork Ohio River Valley 

    Groundwork Ohio River Valley is looking for motivated youth who are interested in creating a better community for themselves, their peers and their family. Successful participants take initiative, ask questions, work hard, have a good attitude and are open to new experiences.

    The Green Team program offers part-time, paid positions for high school students, ages 14 – 18, from Cincinnati. Participants will work on local environmental initiatives such as ecological restoration, trailblazing, urban forestry and gardening.The Team will also participate in extensive trips to National Parks to help with trail maintenance and natural resource management, as well as outdoor recreation. Green Team also takes field trips once per week to visit environmental professionals and places of higher learning. These trips may include extensive camping and hiking. The entire program will promote environmental awareness; protect and restore ecological systems and natural resources; and engage participants in advocacy and service efforts around waterways, parks and open spaces. Leadership and job training as well as team building are also major components of the program.

    Click here for the online application!

  • February 11, 2020 10:44 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Campbell County Conservation District

    The Campbell County Conservation District has one temporary position available. This position is for 15- 20 hrs/week for a maximum of 360 hours. Position date is May 18 – August 14, 2020. 

    Hours: Monday-Wednesday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursdays, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 30 min. lunch break – unpaid; one 15-minute rest period for every 4 hours worked, paid time. Hours to be set within the normal operating hours of the districts at time of employment. May also be requested to attend and/or assist with meetings, events or programs during evening and weekend hours. Schedule flexible. 

    Hourly Salary and Benefits: Starting salary $10 per hour, paid bi-weekly. No benefits are provided. Employer pays employer portion of Social Security and Medicare and withholds and deposits local, state and federal income taxes as required. 

    Minimum Qualifications: 

    • College Degree (BA or BS) or pursuing degree in a conservation related major (i.e. environmental science, biology, agriculture science, science/agriculture education, geography, etc.) 

    • A direct working knowledge of conservation issues as they apply to our natural resources 

    • Ability to communicate in a professional, accurate and energetic manner to a variety of audiences 

    • Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office 

    • Work well within a team: respect and support initiative of others; communicate in a timely and candid manner with team members 

    • Ability to lift at least 25 lbs 

    • Ability to work in the outdoors during inclement weather 

    • Familiar with ArcMap and GIS is preferred 

    • Be available on some weekends and evenings 

    • Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance 

    Job Description: District Intern will assist the District Coordinator in activities that support the work of the Conservation District. 

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service and Conservation Districts prohibit discrimination in all programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation or marital or family status. 

    Duties include, but not limited to: 

    Technical Support (30%) 

    • Assist with technical conservation practices including site visits to local landowners 

    • Assist with property management on two conservation area properties (i.e. trail maintenance and design, etc.) 

    • Work with GIS to create maps for District use 

    Administration (20%) 

    • Attend Board meetings and sub-committee meetings; assist with notes and meeting minutes 

    • Attend trainings identified by the Board and District Coordinator that would be beneficial to your job duties 

    • Assist Administrative Secretary with District files, reports and other designated task (e.g. County Agricultural Investment Program, Agricultural Districts, etc.) 

    • Other duties as assigned 

    Education and Programming (30%) 

    • Assist with planning, facilitation, and cleanup of special events and community programs (e.g. Backroads Farm Tour, Field Days, Workshops, Conservation Day, etc.) 

    • Prepare the necessary materials for promotional displays, newsletters, blogs, and social media promotion 

    • Assist in designing educational programs to benefit our local schools and community 

    Independent Study (20%) 

    • Complete a research study for a possible program or project that would be beneficial to the Conservation District and the promotion of our purpose/mission 

    • Present a brief final presentation to the Conservation District Staff and Board of Supervisors at the August Board meeting 


    Deadline for application – March 13, 2020 

    Send cover letter, resume, and two letters of recommendation to: 

    Campbell County Conservation District 

    Attn: Amy Winkler, District Coordinator 

    8350 East Main Street, Alexandria, KY 41001 

    859-635-9587 

    amy.winkler@campbellkyconservation.org


  • February 07, 2020 1:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization:  Gorman Heritage Farm, 10052 Reading Rd. Evendale, OH
    Duration: May 25—August 7, 2020, All staff have OFF the week of June 29-July 3.
    Hours:  40 hours per week; 8:00am – 4:00pm M-F.  (On aftercare day, hours will be 8:30-4:30pm.)
    Compensation:  $1,450 stipend
    Responsible to: Camp Coordinator, Education Coordinator & Director of Education

     Purpose: Serves as co-counselor for groups of campers age 3-13 during farm-based summer day camp, facilitating camp activities, safely managing groups of children in a farm setting, working alongside a senior counselor and demonstrating leadership to younger Counselors-in-Training. Supports the GHF mission, promotes membership and acts as an advocate for GHF.

     Primary Responsibilities:

    • Guide a group of 6—11 campers safely around the farm, knowing the location of all of your campers during camp hours
    • Lead small and large group activities, supervising campers’ participation in activities, and being an active part of all activities (i.e. animal interactions, lunchtime games, egg collecting, produce harvesting)
    • Interact appropriately with and model professional behavior for campers and staff in a variety of situations using positive behavior-management techniques, including: enthusiasm, a positive attitude, patience, sensitivity, a sense of humor, and self-control
    • Supervise, guide and mentor Counselors-in-Training (13-15 years old) within your camp group
    • Work with other camp staff to complete morning set-up and afternoon clean-up of camp areas
    • With senior counselor, work at least one day of camp aftercare each week, managing group of 10 campers.
    • Attend all required, scheduled training and workshop sessions and camp staff meetings
    • Plan and execute at least one themed camp, in collaboration with camp staff

    Environmental Education Experience:

    • Counselors will gain valuable experience in farm-based environmental education as a leader and planner of summer camps for children from a variety of backgrounds and ages (3—13 years).  Counselors will also hone their public speaking skills while leading farm tours, and gain new skills while working in our gardens and with animals in our farmyard.  
    • Counselors will receive training and then guide campers through activities focused on daily farm and garden chores, farm animal care, hands-on nature exploration, farm ecology, cooking and food preparation, and camp favorites like songs, games, and crafts.
    • Counselors will participate in workshops and projects with other counselors to gain a better understanding of life on a working farm, environmental education, and nature interpretation skills.
    • Counselors will gain experience working in a cooperative, supportive, and educational working environment.  They will also practice mentorship, leadership and management skills working on a team.  
    • Counselors will have the opportunity to work with our gardeners, farmers and volunteers to grow, harvest, and market produce using organic methods, as well as produce eggs and meat using family-scale methods.
    • Counselors receive one full week of paid training. Camp Training Week is May 25th through May 29th, 2020. This includes the Memorial Day holiday.  (Start date may be flexible around school schedule.)

    Desired Qualifications and Experience:

    • Applicants must be at least 16 years of age (required)
    • Previous experience working with children or education
    • An ability or desire in leadership, planning programs, running activities, and accepting feedback
    • An ability to work as a member of a team and also work independently, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, creativity, open-mindedness, and flexibility
    • Demonstrated interest or special skills in environmental education, agriculture, sustainability, gardening, animal care, cooking, arts and crafts.
    • Current certifications in standard first aid and community CPR are a plus

    Online Application:  https://form.jotform.com/73204630492148.  All applicants will need to upload a resume.


  • February 07, 2020 1:26 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization:  Gorman Heritage Farm, 10052 Reading Rd. Evendale, OH
    Duration: May 25—August 7, 2020, All staff have OFF the week of June 29-July 3.
    Hours:  40 hours per week; 8:00am – 4:00pm M-F. (On aftercare day, hours will be 8:30-4:30pm.)
    Compensation:  $2,000 stipend (includes free lodging, if interested)
    Responsible to: Camp Coordinator, Education Coordinator & Director of Education

     Purpose: Serves as lead counselor for groups of campers age 3-13 during farm-based summer day camp, facilitating camp activities, safely managing groups of children in a farm setting, and demonstrating leadership to Junior Counselors and Counselors-in-Training. Supports the GHF mission, promotes membership and acts as an advocate for GHF.

     Primary Responsibilities:

    • Guide a group of 6—11 campers safely around the farm, knowing the location of all of your campers during camp hours
    • Lead small and large group activities, supervising campers’ participation in activities, and being an active part of all activities (i.e. animal interactions, lunchtime games, egg collecting, produce harvesting)
    • Interact appropriately with and model professional behavior for campers and staff in a variety of situations using positive behavior-management techniques, including: enthusiasm, a positive attitude, patience, sensitivity, a sense of humor, and self-control
    • Supervise, guide and mentor Junior Counselors (16-18 years old) and Counselors-in-Training (13-15 years old) within your camp group
    • Work with other camp staff to complete morning set-up and afternoon clean-up of camp areas
    • With junior counselor, work at least one day of camp aftercare each week, managing group of 10 campers.
    • Attend all required, scheduled training and workshop sessions and camp staff meetings
    • Plan and execute at least one themed camp, in collaboration with camp staff

    Environmental Education Experience:

    • Counselors will gain valuable experience in farm-based environmental education as a leader and planner of summer camps for children from a variety of backgrounds and ages (3—13 years).  Counselors will also hone their public speaking skills while leading farm tours, and gain new skills while working in our gardens and with animals in our farmyard.  
    • Counselors will receive training and then guide campers through activities focused on daily farm and garden chores, farm animal care, hands-on nature exploration, farm ecology, cooking and food preparation, and camp favorites like songs, games, and crafts.
    • Counselors will participate in workshops and projects with other counselors to gain a better understanding of life on a working farm, environmental education, and nature interpretation skills.
    • Counselors will gain experience working in a cooperative, supportive, and educational working environment.  They will also practice mentorship, leadership and management skills working with Junior Counselors (ages 16—18) and Counselors-in-Training (ages 13—15).  
    • Counselors will have the opportunity to work with our gardeners, farmers and volunteers to grow, harvest, and market produce using organic methods, as well as produce eggs and meat using family-scale methods.
    • Counselors receive one full week of paid training. Camp Training Week is May 25th through May 29th 2020. This includes the Memorial Day holiday.

    Desired Qualifications and Experience:

    • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age (required)
    • Previous experience working with children or education, preferably in a day camp setting
    • Preferred applicants will have completed at least one year of college
    • An ability to plan programs, conduct activities, and accept feedback
    • An ability to work as a member of a team and also work independently, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, creativity, open-mindedness, and flexibility
    • Demonstrated interest or special skills in environmental education, agriculture, sustainability, gardening, animal care, cooking, arts and crafts.
    • Current certifications in standard first aid and community CPR are a plus

    Online Application:  https://form.jotform.com/73204630492148.  All applicants will need to upload a resume.


  • February 07, 2020 1:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization:  Gorman Heritage Farm, 10052 Reading Rd. Evendale, OH

    Duration: May 25—August 7, 2020, All staff have OFF the week of June 29-July 3.
    Hours:  40 hours per week; 8:00am – 4:00pm M-F, with some days ending at 5pm.
    Compensation:  $12/hour
    Responsible to: Education Coordinator & Director of Education

    Purpose: Serves as leader of farm-based summer day camp for campers age 3-13,  demonstrating leadership to Senior Counselors (age 18+), Junior Counselors (age 16-18) and Counselors-in-Training (age 13-15), overseeing camper arrival/departure and supervising safe and fun camper activities within a farm setting. Supports the GHF mission, promotes membership and acts as an advocate for GHF.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Oversee safe and successful day-to-day operations of camp, including camp set-up, camper arrival-departure, camp activities, camp clean-up, camper aftercare and staff debrief.
    • Create, file and organize all documents pertaining to camp, including camper/counselor medical forms, camper registration/arrival forms, photo/media authorization forms, and trail group lists.
    • Spend first week of summer going through camp supply inventory, purchasing supplies, creating materials, and coordinating with education coordinator about staff training week.
    • Co-lead staff training week.
    • Plan and schedule team building and training opportunities with specialists based on counselor interest.
    • Provide guidance and mentorship to camp staff, providing performance reviews and resume assistance during scheduled performance reviews.
    • Step into lead camp trail groups as needed.
    • Perform on-site counselor housing inspections to ensure cleanliness and adherence to housing policy.
    • Take notes throughout summer and create documentation with the goal of improving camper, counselor and coordinator training materials and experiences.

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Applicant must be at least 18 years old (required)
    • Previous experience working with children (required), preferably in a day camp setting
    • An ability to manage other peers constructively, plan programs, conduct activities, and accept feedback
    • An ability to work as a member of a team and also work independently, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, creativity, open-mindedness, and flexibility
    • Demonstrated interest or special skills in environmental education, agriculture, sustainability, gardening, animal care, cooking, arts and crafts, construction/building
    • Current certifications in standard first aid and CPR are preferred

    Description of Site:
    Gorman Heritage Farm is a 122-acre not-for-profit, educational, historical working farm in the Village of Evendale, just north of Cincinnati, Ohio.  Gorman Heritage Farm promotes:

    • hands-on interactions with a variety of animals, gardens and crop fields both for production and education
    • engaging farm experiences celebrating the power of food and its connection to people, places, and the natural world
    • values such as self-reliance, stewardship, service, and meaningful labor.

    Online Application: https://www.jotform.com/build/80214605792152. All applicants will need to upload a resume.


  • February 06, 2020 11:50 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Keep Cincinnati Beautiful

    Keep Cincinnati Beautiful is seeking an Administration and Events Coordinator. The Administration and Events Coordinator is responsible for administrative tasks and organizing fundraising events across program areas, enabling program staff to focus on mission objectives. The Administration and Events Coordinator will report directly to, and work closely, with the Executive Director. The position is 32-hours with full-time benefits including paid sick days and vacation, health, dental, life insurance, and retirement. The salary range is $27,000-$32,000 and commensurate with experience. 

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

    ● (40%) Plan and organize fundraising events. 

    ○ Coordinate large annual events hosted by Keep Cincinnati Beautiful including Earth Day OTR, Community Breakfast, Cincy Block Party, and Love Thy ‘Nati. 

    ○ Support smaller fundraisers with outside partners (Charitable Suds, Bunbury, Kendra Gives Back, etc.) 

    ○ Assist the Development Manager with fundraising tasks (mailings, tabling, etc.). 

    ● (40%) Administer community resource programs. 

    ○ Complete processes related to Safe and Clean Neighborhood Fund, Private Lot Abatement Program, and Help A Lot. 

    ○ Provide leadership at large-scale community & corporate volunteer events. 

    (20%) Oversee office administrative tasks. 

    ○ Manage transactional HR, office orders, onboarding staff, assisting the bookkeeper, and answering the main telephone line. 

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

    ● Works well on a team and collaborates well with others 

    ● Proficient in Microsoft Suite (especially Excel) and Google Suite 

    ● Detail-oriented 

    ● Self-motivated 

    ● Organized 

    ● Ability to communicate with people of diverse backgrounds 

    ● Enjoys working outside and with community volunteers 

    Other Requirements: 

    ● Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license 

    To Apply: 

    Please attach your Cover Letter and Resume (PDF format for both) to an email to jonathan@keepcincinnatibeautiful.org with subject line: Administration and Events Coordinator Application “YOUR NAME”



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