Position Title: Grassroots Fundraiser
Hiring Committee: Alisia Brown, Daniel Alper, Patrick Dunigan, Haleh Zandi and Gavin Raders
Hiring Process: Please submit a resume and cover letter to email@example.com with “Grassroots Fundraiser” in the subject line. Interviews will begin in October 2019 and the position is open until filled.
Roles & Responsibilities
Engage the general public about the work of Planting Justice in neighborhoods throughout the Bay Area, including:
Inform people about our mission
Inspire people to contribute donations
Encourage people to volunteer at our Nursery or Farm sites
Connect potential community partners with our Education program
Advertise our landscaping services
Remain in weekly communication with co-workers regarding schedule and sites
Submit contributions to our monthly newsletter, Facebook, Instagram, blog, and website
Attend weekly program meetings, monthly staff meetings, annual strategic planning retreat, and other required staff trainings
Required Qualifications for Grassroots Fundraiser:
Little to no experience in the field is acceptable. Planting Justice will train and prepare anyone who is inexperienced for this position. Must be willing to learn new things and step outside one’s comfort zone.
A clear commitment to a healing-centered, decolonial and feminist approach
Maintain positive working relationships with a complex and diverse set of community partners, program participants, and staff members
Ability to remain open-minded, patient, empathetic and growth-oriented through challenging work experiences
Compensation and Benefits:
Salaries at PJ are set through our transparent pay chart. Minimum salary rate for the Grassroots Fundraiser position begins at $37,000, with a 3% increase in annual pay. Other increases in salary rate may apply and is negotiable with the hiring committee
Benefits include 4 weeks paid time off plus 5 more paid annual holidays
Annual professional development stipend of $500, plus other paid training opportunities
Kaiser health care package plus dental, vision, life insurance and chiropractic coverage beginning 60-90 days after the first date of hire
Nature of Employment
Planting Justice is an equal opportunity employer and employment is at-will.
Please stay on the lookout for updates on future hiring announcements ~ We are excited you want to work with us! In the mean time, come visit the nursery. You can learn more about volunteering here, or subscribe to our newsletter here.