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Seeking a New Haven Farms Communications and Marketing Volunteer!

We are looking for an energetic, creative and extremely well organized volunteer to help in organizing parts of our annual Contra Dance! The dance is our annual fundraiser and harvest celebration. It will be the third annual event - it consists of a silent auction, contra dance led by local contra hero Billy Fischer, light locally sourced hors d'oeuvres and alcohol for sale. This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic person looking to work with some great people in the food world in New Haven. This would require about 5-10 hours/ wk until the event on Oct. 21. Your role will mostly be with contacting local businesses about donating silent auction items. We are also flexible and happy to work around your goals and time frame!

Full job description and posting: http://www.idealist.org/view/volop/mWDx3BCmz95P

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New Haven Farms Communications and Marketing Volunteer

Job Description

ABOUT NEW HAVEN FARMS:

New Haven Farms' nonprofit charitable mission is to promote health and community development through urban agriculture. We transform vacant, contaminated urban land into vibrant and productive organic farms. Our Farm Manager and volunteer corps cultivate urban farms, and our harvest is made accessible to low-income families who struggle with diet-related chronic diseases and food insecurity. Farm members receive produce baskets combined with farm education, cooking demonstrations, and nutrition education on a weekly basis. For more information about New Haven Farms, visit newhavenfarms.org.

POSITION SUMMARY AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

We are looking for an energetic, creative and extremely well organized volunteer to help in organizing parts of our annual Contra Dance! The dance is our annual fundraiser and harvest celebration. It will be the third annual event - it consists of a silent auction, contra dance led by local contra hero Billy Fischer, light locally sourced hors d'oeuvres and alcohol for sale. This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic person looking to work with some great people in the food world in New Haven. This would require about 5-10 hours/ wk until the event on Oct. 21. Your role will mostly be with contacting local businesses about donating silent auction items. We are also flexible and happy to work around your goals and time frame!

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Marketing experience
  • Word, Excel, ppt experience
  • Media design experience (photoshop or similar)
  • Social Media experience
  • Flexibility, ability to go with the flow
  • Enthusiasm!

TO APPLY:

This position is a volunteer position and is unpaid. However, we have a lot of vegetables this time of year and would like to provide this volunteer with ample veggies. Please inquire for more details.

Please provide a paragraph summary of your interest in the position and attach your resume to Liz Marsh email:liz@newhavenfarms.org and cc volunteercoordinator@newhavenfarms.org

We look forward to hearing from you!

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