GNH Community

nonprofits,local leaders & Grt.New Haven business sharing information

New Haven Farms is seeking an Administrative Assistant!

New Haven Farms is looking for an Administrative Assistant! See the job description below (or on our website) for more information.

New Haven Farms Administrative Assistant

Job Description

Position Summary: New Haven Farms seeks an Administrative Assistant to support the organization in development and office operations. The Administrative Assistant will work with the Executive Director and staff to develop New Haven Farms’ engagement strategy, leveraging collaboration to achieve shared goals around revenue, relations, and office management. Primary responsibilities will include communications, operational capacity building, grant management, donor data management, bookkeeping, and support around event planning. This position will work directly with the Executive Director, supporting her in daily operations of the organization.

About New Haven Farms: New Haven Farms’ mission is to promote health and community development through urban agriculture. We transform vacant, urban land into vibrant and productive organic farms. Our Farm Manager and volunteer corps cultivate seven urban farms, and our harvest is made accessible to low-income families who struggle with diet-related chronic diseases and food insecurity. Our signature program, the Farm-Based Wellness Program, provides hands-on cooking demonstrations, nutrition education, therapeutic gardening, and a basket of fresh produce to families referred by their primary care physicians. Program participants struggle with the double burden of food insecurity and risk factors for chronic diet related illness. For more information about New Haven Farms, visit newhavenfarms.org.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Support NHF staff in administrative capacity, including working with our accountant to process payments, receipts, and transition to managing payroll in house
  • Manage daily office operations, including mail processing
  • Provide direct assistance to Executive Director
  • Facilitate donor cultivation and retainment efforts
  • Provide oversight and logistics for events, including summer farm visits, peer-to-peer fundraising, and fall fundraiser
  • Promote new ways to connect with stakeholders
  • Support the engagement of volunteers and community members in the mission of New Haven Farms
  • Cultivate regular communication through digital and print media (newsletter, website, social media, mailings)
  • Manage, in conjunction with our accountant, weekly processing of receipts and checks

Required Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree
  • 1+ year of experience in fundraising and development
  • 1+ year of administrative experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent organizational skills, proven ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks, and to meet deadlines
  • Experience working with Salesforce, Constant Contact, Wordpress and Quickbooks
  • Able to communicate effectively and respectfully with diverse communities
  • Ability to work individually in a self-directed manner and as part of a team in group projects
  • Dedicated to the mission of New Haven Farms
  • Flexibility to operate in a small dynamic nonprofit organization

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fluent in written and verbal Spanish communication
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Leadership Experience
  • Well-developed sense of humor

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to operate a computer for extended periods with appropriate rest periods
  • Ability to stand, sit; talk, hear, and use the hands and finger to operate telephone and computer
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds of general office equipment
  • Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable any qualified person to perform the essential job duties

Time Commitment: This is a year-round, part-time position, for a maximum of 20 hours per week. While the schedule is somewhat flexible we need someone present in the office at least three days per week. We are a rapidly expanding organization and have the intention of increasing the hours as we grow. The position is a paid hourly position. Payment is commensurate with experience.

To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to nhfrecruitment@newhavenfarms.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with the intent to fill this position by early June 2018.

It is the policy of New Haven Farms, Inc. that no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or otherwise discriminated against under any program, including employment, because of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, learning disability and physical disability.

Views: 21

Comment

You need to be a member of GNH Community to add comments!

Join GNH Community

Now available in multiple languages

Welcome (Bienvenido, Benvenuto, Powitanie, Bonjour! Willkomme,歡迎, ברוךהבא أهلا وسهلا, Bonvenon) to GNH Community

traducción, traduzione, tłumaczenie, traduction, Übersetzung, 翻译, תרגום أهلا ترجمة, traduko

                    

Imagine. Inform. Invest. Inspire.

Working together to build a stronger community - now and forever

Neighborhoods: What is Working

The Four Essential Elements of an Asset-Based Community Development Process

John and ABCD Institute faculty member Cormac Russell explain what is distinctive about an Asset-Based Community Development process.

Money and the Civic Impulse

One of the most powerful ways to immobilize citizen engagement can be outside money, even when purported to be available for citizen engagement.

Money and the Civic Impulse

One of the most powerful ways to immobilize citizen engagement can be outside money, even when purported to be available for citizen engagement.

Open Street Project

Open Streets Summit Draft Agenda

We hope you are getting ready and feel excited about the Open Streets Summit in Gretna/New Orleans! Taking place from September 15-16, 2018, the Summit will feature tours, presentations and networking opportunities with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. Attendees will learn about the nuts and bolts of starting or scaling up open streets programs, including: Route design and planning Partnerships with business and officials Social inclusion Safety and logistics Marketing and promotion Program evaluation through measurable goals and metrics If you haven’t done it yet, click here to register for the Open Streets Summit only or...

The post Open Streets Summit Draft Agenda appeared first on Open Streets Project.

Open Streets Summit Speakers Announced!

The Open Streets Project is proud to announce that Ed Solis from Viva Calle (San Jose, CA), Romel Pascual from CicLAvia (Los Angeles, CA), Jaymie Santiago and Charles Brown from New Brunswick Ciclovia will join us as speakers for the 2018 Open Streets Summit in New Orleans and Gretna! Taking place from September 15-16 2018, the Summit will feature: Behind the scenes tour of the City of Gretna’s inaugural open streets program. Workshops, presentations, and networking opportunities with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. Training and inspiration for both -novice and experienced- open streets organizers and supporters...

The post Open Streets Summit Speakers Announced! appeared first on Open Streets Project.

REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR the Open Streets Summit 2018 in New Orleans!

The Open Streets Project is partnering with Walk Bike Places and the City of Gretna to deliver an educational Open Streets Summit in Gretna and New Orleans, from September 15-16 2018. Download the Agenda Summit Description The Summit will feature a behind the scenes tour of the City of Gretna’s inaugural open streets program, as well as breakout sessions, networking opportunities, and a World Café with open streets champions and organizers from across the continent. The Summit will provide inspiration and practical tips for both -novice and experienced- open streets organizers and supporters from public health, transportation, planning, public space,...

The post REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR the Open Streets Summit 2018 in New Orleans! appeared first on Open Streets Project.

Local Initiatives Support Corporation

JPMorgan Chase Fuels Economic Development in Philly, Milwaukee

LISC-led coalitions in Milwaukee and Philadelphia are among the four winners of this year’s JPMorgan Chase PRO Neighborhoods competition. In each city, local partners are pooling their expertise and resources to drive major community-focused economic development plans that revitalize commercial corridors, spur small businesses, create jobs and raise standards of living for residents.

Fast Company: ‘26x26’ Will Boost Soccer, Kids, Communities

Soccer fans have been cheering LISC's $30 million collaboration with Lionsraw and American Outlaws to fuel soccer facilities and youth programming in underserved communities. But the effort to invest in 26 fields by the 2026 World Cup is about much more than scoring goals; the program is set to empower 1 million kids and improve the health of their communities as well. Fast Company takes an in-depth look.

Hispanic Heritage Is Integral to the American Experiment—and American Potential

LISC CEO Maurice A. Jones marks the close of Hispanic Heritage Month reflecting on the extraordinary talent and assets Latino Americans inject into our communities, and how our partnerships work to harness those assets for the benefit of all.

© 2018   Created by Lee Cruz.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service