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Paid Positions

Applications for paid positions at Growing Hope are generally considered on a rolling basis, but please check individual postings for deadlines or different instructions.

Kitchen & Food Hub Coordinator

We are seeking a highly organized, motivated, and detail-oriented person with impeccable follow through and self-management as a Kitchen & Food Hub Coordinator for Growing Hope. This person will coordinate rentals of the commercial kitchen in the Robert C. Barnes Sr. MarketPlace Hall in downtown Ypsilanti, including regular use by one or more anchor tenants.They will promote rentals of the kitchen to local food entrepreneurs and as an add-on to event rentals of the MarketPlace Hall and promote and oversee rental of produce cooler and wellness programming. This is a part-time position to grow into a full-time position. Applications are due by February 9th.

Administrative Assistant / Receptionist

We are seeking a friendly, efficient, and detail-oriented person to help support our internal administrative operations and to be the first point of contact for office visitors, phone calls, and online inquiries. This person will provide administrative support around all record-keeping and office-related duties. This person will manage donor database entries using GiftWorks and will log financial and accounting data in QuickBooks as well as clerical and administrative work as needed to support the organization. This is a part-time position. Applications are due by February 2nd.

Event Coordinator

We are seeking a community-minded, motivated, and detail-oriented person with strong self-management skills as an Event Coordinator for Growing Hope. This person will serve as the lead team member around the planning and execution of Growing Hope’s fundraising events, workshops, and community engagement activities. This person will assist in carrying out organizational marketing strategy, including website, social media, and print materials. This is a part-time position. Applications are due by January 26th.

Marketing Coordinator

We are seeking a highly organized, creative, and detail-oriented person with impeccable follow through and self-management as a Marketing Coordinator for Growing Hope. This person will work 40 hours/week including some evening and weekends. This person will work closely with the Interim Director of Engagement to craft a year-long strategy that will grow the reach of our programs and fundraising efforts. They will also execute the tasks and manage the campaigns defined in the marketing strategy including regular social media posting, a regular newsletter, website updates, press releases, print materials, and community partnerships. In addition to Marketing duties this person will also provide administrative support around all types of fundraising activities and annual fundraising plans. This person will support the management of our donor database and donor communications using our Giftworks database. This is a full-time position. Applications are due by January 26th.

Michigan Works Positions Are you a client at Michigan Works? Growing Hope can be a job site for temporary paid employment, up to full time, through Michigan Works. Please let your case worker at Michigan Works know that you’d like to be considered for a position with us. Apply today by contacting Growing Hope at apply@growinghope.net.

Internships & Volunteer Positions

Internships Growing Hope supports high school, college, and out-of-school individuals in unpaid internships throughout the year. We can work with you to meet internship requirements for your school when relevant. We require, in general, a minimum 12-week commitment, with a regular schedule working a minimum of 10 hours/week.  See below for specific descriptions and opportunities!  We are currently seeking interns for Spring 2018. All internships please make an inquiry at apply@growinghope.net.

2018 Available Internships include:  

  • Farm and Garden Intern (Spring)
  • Farmers Market Intern (Spring)
  • Food Assistance Intern (Spring)
  • Special Events Intern (Open)

Board of Directors Our full board meets monthly with additional monthly committee meetings. The time commitment is roughly 8-10 hours each month. We’re looking for board members ready to be good ambassadors and fundraisers for the organization, and who can help to oversee the governance and future of Growing Hope.

We’re specifically in search of the following skill sets. Are you…

  • A marketing pro?
  • An events fan?
  • A fundraising guru?
  • An IT professional?

If you have reviewed the description and are interested in being considered for a position, please send a statement of interest/background to apply@growinghope.net.

Calendar

January 27, 2018
  • Farm Volunteer Days Restart
    January 27, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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April 14, 2018
November 5, 2018
  • International Volunteer Managers Day
    November 5, 2018
    http://volunteermanagersday.org/
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