The Growing Gardens Operations Coordinator plays an important role in coordinating, developing and implementing the operational, administrative and HR processes that support the organization. The Operations Coordinator is actively engaged in the Community Garden program to support gardeners and coordinate Community Garden educational workshops and community building events. The Operations Coordinator is also instrumental in helping advance the Justice Equity Diversity and Inclusion work of Growing Gardens.
The experience we offer:
● The opportunity to pair your work with your passion and to have a real impact in affecting positive change in our community.
● Professional development opportunities
● Supportive organizational culture where you have independence and room to be creative.
● The chance to be part of a thriving team culture where successes are celebrated together and coworkers enthusiastically share knowledge and support.
● A beautiful location: our office is on an urban farm in Boulder, Colorado. Qualified applicants will be interviewed starting immediately until the position is filled.
Candidates from minority or marginalized groups or with multicultural backgrounds or experience are especially encouraged to apply. Growing Gardens is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity. We actively foster an environment that is free of racism, discrimination, bias, and harassment; where all individuals are treated with dignity, safety and respect.
Operations Coordinator Major Job Duties
●Work with Operations Manager to manage registration systems and donor database for the organization, and train/support staff as necessary in their usage(DonorView and Camp Minder)
●Input donor information into our database and generate/ send thank you notes
●Support financial operations of the organization, including invoicing and payment tracking for program participants, events and sponsors
●Help coordinate community garden program and plan community building and educational events
●Help coordinate and manage the JEDI goals and projects of the board and staff '
●Interact and answer questions via phone, email and in person with various participants, supporters and community members
●Help coordinate onboarding and offboarding of employees and interns
●High degree of computer proficiency, including experience with word, excel and database management
●Strong communication and relationship building skills (public speaking, recruiting, interacting with partners from other non-profits, email and phone communication)
●Ability to organize and prioritize short and long-term tasks and projects
●Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with a small staff
●Ability to positively engage with volunteers, interns, youth, people with disabilities and the general public on a daily basis
●Ability to successfully manage multiple, high priority tasks in a fast-paced environment
$37,000-$44,000, depending on experience (additional compensation for Spanish speaking and writing skills)