Tag Archives: urban communities

Miami-Dade Project Recruiting Manager – ioby (Miami, FL)

ioby (eye-OH-be) stands for in our backyards and the belief that environmental knowledge, action and service begin and thrive at the local level. Founded in 2008, ioby is a young, dynamic startup and the only online micro-philanthropic initiative that encourages local civic environmental action among neighbors. ioby is expanding and looking for a talented, motivated individual to lead their efforts in project outreach, support and capacity building for their Miami pilot.  Requirements: demonstrated contextual knowledge of environmental work and community development, and an intimate knowledge of Miami-Dade neighborhoods and their socio-economic-environmental landscape, and 3-6 years of professional experience in a related field, such as urban ecology, grassroots fundraising and/or community organizing. For a complete description and application instructions, click here.

Oct 07: Boston Local Food Festival – Seeking Volunteers 11am-5pm

Our festival mission is to generate increased demand for local and sustainably produced food through education and promotion, support the growth and development of local farms and locally owned food-related businesses, increase the availability and access of healthy local food to urban communities and to facilitate collaborations between local food farms, businesses, and public and non-profit organizations. For more about the festival including, sponsorships, becoming a vendor or volunteer, visit: http://bostonlocalfoodfestival.com/

Executive Director – Boston Worker’s Alliance (Dorchester)

Established in 2005, The Boston Workers Alliance (BWA) is a grassroots member-led organization of under- and unemployed workers, united to end the crisis of joblessness in Boston’s urban communities of color. The new executive director must be a mission-driven leader/organizer able to engage and work with the board, staff, membership and stakeholders to achieve the agency’s goals and objectives. At least five years of demonstrated leadership and management experience, including supervision of professional and administrative staff. Bachelor’s degree required; advanced course work or graduate degree a plus.

Evidenced commitment and belief in BWA’s mission and purpose. Competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience. Due to the pace of this search, candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible, with a final deadline of September 14, 2012. To apply, please visit http://www.tsne.org/jobs/bwa