Hiring Announcements

Please submit your resume and one-page cover letter to: haleh@plantingjustice.org

or 3463 San Pablo Ave Oakland CA 94564

Accepting applications through June 7th, 2019

Position title: Educator

Accountable to: Anthony Forrest and Haleh Zandi

Hiring Committee: Anthony Forrest, Haleh Zandi, Bilal Coleman, and Rahul Patel

Roles and Responsibilities include:

  • Facilitate workshops at Planting Justice partner sites including San Mateo County Maple St. Jail, San Quentin State Prison, Alameda County Camp Sweeney Juvenile Facility, and at our 2-acre Nursery and 4-acre Farm sites

  • Maintain relationships with diverse community partners, staff and program participants

  • Demonstrate a clear commitment to a healing-centered, transformative justice, decolonial and feminist approach

  • Prep materials for each workshop and maintain a clean shared-workspace

  • Ensure the gardens at each site are well-maintained and productive

  • Contribute to the development of our collective Plant! Cook! Organize! curriculum

  • Remain in weekly communication with co-workers regarding schedules and lesson plans

  • Contribute to our monthly newsletter, Facebook, Instagram, blog, and website

  • Contribute to our organizational-wide Workplace Justice trainings

  • Participate in collaborative partnerships with other local, regional and national social justice organizations including conferences, meetings, and solidarity work

Preferred Skills, Experience, and Qualifications:

  • 2 years of applied agro-ecology, practicing traditional ecological knowledge, gardening or farming experience

  • 2 years of facilitation in popular education or other pedagogies of liberation

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Full-time salary begins at $37,000/year for 40 hours/week with an increase in annual pay based upon PJ’s transparent pay chart  

  • Benefits include 4 weeks paid time off plus 5 more paid annual holidays

  • Kaiser health care package plus dental, vision, life insurance and chiropractic coverage beginning 60-90 days after 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.

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