Program Manager Job Description:
Three Sisters Garden Project is hiring a part-time, year-round Program Manager to take our programs to the next level. This position will work closely with Three Sisters Garden Project’s (TSGP) Executive Director and staff, and participate in the Food Access, Programming, and Outreach committees. The Program Manager will be responsible for the development and implementation of our new Apprenticeship & Internship program, manage and grow our education and community outreach programs, coordinate our farm volunteers, and oversee our food pantry communications and logistics.
This position will require 20 hours per week with an hourly wage of $18 - $20 with potential for full-time hours in the future as the program develops.
Lead the development of a new Apprenticeship and Internship program for agriculture and food access throughout 2020, scheduled to launch in Spring 2021.
• Analyze and report on similar programs looking for best practices and lessons learned
• Manage application and enrollment process; oversee and evaluate program participants
• Work with TSGP staff to prepare outreach materials and conduct active recruitment for program participants through multiple media outlets and networks to recruit diverse program applicants
• Work closely with Farm Manager to coordinate scheduling for agricultural-focused apprentices and interns.
• Track program metrics including attendance, hours, outcome, and related data.
• Evaluate program and attendees through regular communication, check ins, and support
Community Outreach and Educational Programming (pending COVID restrictions)
Build on existing relationships with Ipswich Schools and Cuvilly Arts and Earth Center; continue current programming and increase opportunities for collaboration and education.
Develop curriculum and implement educational programs; train and schedule apprentices and interns to lead programs as appropriate
Attend community outreach events to promote programming, volunteer opportunities, food access programs, and apprenticeship/internship program
Food Access Program
Coordinate schedules between farm manager and food access partners for delivery and pickup schedule
Work directly with food pantries to identify ways we can better serve the community
• Must have a desire to be part of a team, strategizing organizational opportunity for growth and impact around food access
• Must be passionate about TSGP’s mission to train beginning farmers, food advocates, and food system educators to create a just and sustainable food system
• 3+ years experience with program and curriculum development for all ages (preschool through adult) and 2 years teaching in diverse settings from classroom to field
• Ability to think creatively and strategically about food system change and apply this to the program development approach
• Happy working in a start-up environment with a small staff
• Excellent communication skills, both through email and phone and especially interpersonal skills and building relationships with diverse audiences and across differences of race, gender, class, lived experience, etc.
• Self-motivated and directed; also works very well with a team
• Gardening or farming skills and a passion for local food, agriculture, and farm focused education
Please submit a cover letter and resume to Pilar Redmond via email: email@example.com