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Garden Project Coordinator

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Job Order #: 5274101

Employer Name:
Regina Public Interest Research Group
Wage/Salary Info:
$15/hr
Posted Date:
19-Apr-2013
Location:
REGINA
 
# of Positions:
1
Employment Terms:
Seasonal:P-T
Length of Employment:
May 1- October 4
Education:
Completed at least some post-secondary
Experience:
No Experience
Apply By:
26-Apr-2013
How to Apply?:
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Employer Name:
Regina Public Interest Research Group

Contact Name:
Naomi Beingessner

Contact Phone:
306-337-2420

Contact Email:
info@rpirg.org

Employer Website:
rpirg.org/events-projects/reginas-edible-campus/


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Description

The Regina Public Interest Research Group (RPIRG) is a student-run, student-funded non-profit organization dedicated to community-based research, education, action and awareness in the public interest.

We are seeking a knowledgeable and self-motivated student to supervise and coordinate the second year of the RPIRG Green Patch, the third garden in Reginas Edible Campus project.  

Responsibilities:
Organizing garden plot contents and leading spring planting.  
Recruiting and managing volunteers for garden planting and harvesting.
Ensuring the general maintenance of the garden, including following-up with volunteer work.
Supervising the harvest, and coordinating distribution between volunteers and community partners.
Participating in garden committee and steering committee meetings, including creating bi-monthly activity reports.
Establishing contacts and maintaining communication with students, campus groups, U of R faculty, and community groups for the purpose of outreach and community awareness.
Developing and delivering or coordinating workshops and lessons related to the garden
Producing a post-harvest report with a summary of activities and recommendations for future years of the project.  

Requirements:

Knowledge of:
Planting seasons and ideal growing conditions for various plants and vegetables in Saskatchewan
Garden upkeep and maintenance, including watering, pruning, weeding, etc.  
Volunteer management, recruitment, and retention

Skills/Abilities:
Interest in, and willingness to work in a leadership role with student and community volunteers
Experience planting and harvesting a variety of plants and vegetables
Self-motivated, ability to work without supervision, while taking directions from a committee
Computer skills (internet, word processing, spreadsheets)
Excellent interpersonal skills, and willingness to raise awareness about the garden in various capacities
    
Hours of Work: 20 hours per week

 

Skills and Abilities

Essential Skills
 - Oral communication
 - Working with others
 - Problem solving
 - Decision making
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Finding information
 - Computer use
 - Continuous learning
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - Not required
 - Not applicable
Additional Skills
 - Maintain financial and production records
Specific Skills
 - Plant, cultivate and harvest crops
 - Determine amount and kinds of crops to be grown and livestock to be raised
Type of Farm Operations
 - Horticultural field crop

 

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