Regeneration Corps Coordinator Job Description

Regeneration Corps Coordinator Job Description
Regenerative Agriculture and Intersectional Social Justice in High Schools and on the Land!
December 2020

The Regeneration Corps Coordinator is a part-time position with room to grow, working in collaboration with a team of organizational partners to support a young and budding program, Regeneration Corps (RC). RC integrates community-based learning, practical skills-building, racial justice and climate change education, regenerative agriculture, and activism to empower youth while helping high school students satisfy core academic requirements. This program had a successful first semester during the fall of 2020, partnering with two schools and three farms in the Upper Valley, and building relationships with many more for 2021.

The Coordinator will work alongside a fun and dedicated organizational partnership, consisting of representatives from Community Resilience Organizations, Rural Vermont, Vermont Farm to Plate, Change the World Kids, Grow More Waste Less, Center for Grassroots Organizing, and Building A Local Economy. We enthusiastically encourage people from all backgrounds to submit applications. If you’re an organizer or educator of Color, please apply.

The Coordinator’s responsibilities include:
Manage, improve, and expand on the Regeneration Corps mission, projects, relationships and curriculum development
Financial development and bookkeeping (grant co-writing, budget maintenance, etc.)
Coordinate partner meetings and communication
Maintain website and social media (Facebook, Instagram)
Facilitate and document partnerships and projects
Lead communication and outreach for the expansion of this program to additional farms, schools, students, teachers, and volunteers across Vermont

Preferred Qualifications (please see the Just Transition Principles for a look at our social justice philosophy):
Experience with the intersections of climate justice, anti-racist work, regenerative agriculture principles, coordinating teams, community service, education, or related fields
Strong networking skills and experience implementing programs and collaborative work plans
Strong leadership skills, ability to work independently, and as a team member
Computer (Google Suite, spreadsheets, web design, social media, etc.) and financial literacy
Experience working with high school students, school staff and teachers, farmers, consultants, and volunteers

Details:
Applications will be accepted starting December 4th until the position is filled. This is an evolving part-time position with a fundraising plan aimed at expanding into a full-time, long-term position. Weekly time commitments vary based on time of year, with an average of 10-20 hours per week.

Interested applicants should submit a resume, a letter of interest, and two references to interim coordinator mindy@gocros.org.

For more information about Regeneration Corps and our organizational partners, please see www.regenerationcorps.org.