Sunshine Community Garden Coordinator:
The Garden & Kitchen Coordinator (GKC) is focused on building community in Jupiter through managing the Community Garden.
Education, Experience, and Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s Degree, background in horticulture, environmental studies, health and nutrition a plus
- At least 3 years of experience in organic and sustainable agriculture
- Bi-lingual in Spanish and English required
- Excellent Communication skills
- Strong Leadership skills
- Excellent organizational and time management skills
- Detail-oriented, able to multi-task and meet deadlines
- Self-motivated, able to work in a team and independently
- Ability to be flexible and work with people of diverse background
- Willingness to work irregular weekly and weekend hours
- Demonstrable experience working within a programmatic budget
- Ability to recruit and coordinate volunteers
- Strong Computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite, Internet)
Garden Coordinator Responsibilities:
- Keep track of materials, inventory, and budgets
- Cure pest issues and other gardening insects
- Ensure Proper irrigation for all beds
- Membership logistics
- Ensure members follow procedures and enforce those procedures
- Create new Workshops for education of Garden and Community members
- Ordering materials and leading workshops and service days
- Available for questions, education, and impromptu lessons
- Work with Garden Committee members and volunteers
- Maintain organic methodology for gardening
- Coordinate with El Sol staff any cross over Workshops, food donations from the garden, and nutritional gaps in El Sol meal program
- Keeping record of pounds of food produced in garden and donated to the kitchen
- Assist with grant team for writing grants for Garden
- Report Programmatic and Quarterly Data
- Attend meetings relevant to projects at El Sol
- Recruit community members and foster community engagement
- Assist with special events and other tasks as assigned
Work Schedule and Details:
This position is part-time, pay is commensurate of experience.
The Sunshine Organic Community Garden Coordinator reports directly to Executive Director of El Sol, Jocelyn Skolnik.
To apply candidates must send a resume and cover letter to Jocelyn Skolnik at email@example.com. Deadline to submit application is January 23, 2015. El Sol plans to fill the position by February 2, 2015.
Read a Recipe for Literacy Coordinator (RRLC)
El Sol Jupiter’s Neighborhood Resource Center hosts a program in partnership with the Weinig Foundation to promote education and literacy in innovative and engaging ways. Targeting children ages 7-12, the program develops communication skills together with community outreach and promotes social integration.
The RRLC will report directly to El Sol’s Associate Director as part of El Sol’s educational programs.
The general description of duties and responsibilities for the RRLC is:
- Experience in literacy education with K-6 to 12 students
- Experience working with diverse communities and constituents with a good understanding on proper cultural approach.
- Bachelor’s degree preferred.
- Bilingual (Spanish and English).
- Computer literate at user level.
- Coordinate a creative curriculum-focused, for an average of 15-20 children ranging between 6 to 12 years old.
- Ensure that all students receiving support through Read a Recipe for Literacy program are making gains in their reading, writing and verbal communication abilities.
- Implement Read a Recipe for Literacy program and curriculum to address children’s learning needs.
- Organize and set-up El Sol center designated area to create an optimal learning environment
- Inform about the program activities performed through a program report system under El Sol’s Associate Director’s supervision.
- Data entry through SERT’s so that El Sol quarterly reports can be accurate and delivered on a timely manner.
- Perform outreach community efforts to ensure the program is attended by children filing our available capacity, including fliers and other means of information about the program.
- Purchase all program materials required as per budget limits.
- Engage children in the developing of social, literacy and communication skills involving El Sol’s Community Garden
- Engage volunteers from the community as required in the program.
- Others as required.
Work schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00PM to 9:00PM
The position is funded considering 11 weeks during 3 terms a year.
Payment per hour: $ 20.00 per hour
Contact: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
All candidates must send a resume and cover letter not later than 12/30/2014 to Dora Valdivia/ Associate Director at email@example.com
Legal Program Coordinator
El Sol Jupiter’s Neighborhood Resource Center runs a legal program that requires the support of a program coordinator that will serve part-time He/she will coordinate legal program activities in our center under the supervision of the Associate Director Dora Valdvia and retired Labor attorney Jill Hanson.
The legal program coordinator will keep office files organized; schedule appointments and ensure adequate coverage in the legal office; provide program data for both El Sol quarterly and annual reports; create and coordinate a yearly calendar of activities and workshops in order to provide education on legal areas pertinent to the population El Sol serves (such as, Know Your Rights training). The Legal Coordinator may be required to take clients to court appointments. He or she may assist in doing client intakes, which requires familiarity with our lawyer referral list. The best person for the position will have knowledge of general law practice, such as family law, landlord tenant law, and criminal law in order to be able to orient clients to what they may expect; and be able to draft simple pleadings as necessary. Familiarity with immigration issues is a plus.
Education and skill requirements:
Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies or Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, including work with lawyers. Excellent computer skills a necessity, including knowledge of computerized legal research, MS Word and Excel; great organizational ability; knowledge of the fundamental subjects of law, good communication skills, organizational skills, and clerical skills.
Must be completely bi-lingual in English and Spanish. Must have a driver’s license.
Finally, he/she must be patient and compassionate and feel comfortable dealing with different cultural backgrounds and diversity.
The position is funded for 15 hours per week, including preferably at least one weekday evening from 6:30PM to 8:30PM
Payment per hour: $15 per hour
All candidates must send Resume and Cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org not later than Wednesday, January 3, 2015.
Part-Time Nighttime ESL Teacher(s)
El Sol JNRC hosts English as a Second Language classes during nighttime hours and is in need of two (2) ESL Nighttime Teachers (ESL-NT). They are required to teach students whose first language is not English and to advance their English language skills so that they can be able to communicate at work and integrate themselves into the community at large.
They are required to prepare lessons and teach students under the supervision of the ESL nighttime Coordinator.
Qualifications and skills required
1. – Bilingual (Fluent in both Spanish and English) highly preferred
2. – Bachelor degree in Education or related field represents a plus and is preferable
3. – Able to work in a cultural diverse environment
4. – Computer literate at user level
ESL Nighttime Teacher Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Prepare study material and assignments for students in coordination with the ESL Nighttime Coordinator.
2. Identify individual and group requirements of students and help them with assignments accordingly.
3. Ensure all students maintain discipline while in El Sol premises.
4. Assess the student’s knowledge by taking regular evaluation and assessments as per scheduled, including formulation of final exam.
5. Assess student’s performance and keeps track of attendance.
6. Maintain a record of the student’s information and performance.
7. Attend team meetings conducted for discussing the students’ study requirements.
8. Collaborates with other teachers and ESL Nighttime Coordinator to design the study programs and curriculum.
9. Advise the students on completing the assignments.
10. Create and maintain an instructional climate that is conducive to learning.
11. Assist with the identification of less literate students to refer them to the ESL Nighttime Coordinator using appropriate assessment instruments so that they are connected to the Plazas Comunitarias program in El Sol.
12. Plan and implement ESL instruction based on diagnosed needs of the class level.
13. Keeps track of number of photocopies made using ESL Nighttime code number. The code number is not to be shared.
14. Attends in-service training when available and required by the ESL Nighttime Coordinator.
15. Keeps all administrative documents in place so that SERT’s system can keep track of registration, attendance and progress results.
16. Works with ESL Nighttime coordinator to prepare for registration process and graduation ceremony at the beginning and end of each term.
17. Apply all requirements to comply with Health Literacy grant.
Work schedule and Payment:
The position requires 7.5 hours per week during 30 weeks at $20.00 per hour.
Time: 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Teachers will be required to arrive no later than 6:30 p.m. for preparation time. Classes are held from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
All interested candidates are required to send their Resumes with a Cover Letter to Dora Valdivia @ email@example.com no later than January 6, 2015. Interviews will be held from January 7 to 9, 2015