jueves, 21 de noviembre de 2013


Community and Coffee Outreach Coordinator
Building New Hope, a Pittsburgh-based 501c3 that promotes education and social justice in Central America, seeks a part-time (10 hours/week) community outreach coordinator in Pittsburgh. Principal responsibilities include:
Developing and strengthening ties with businesses, schools, faith communities and NGOs in order to increase sales of organic, fairly traded coffee, and educate the general public about fair trade principles. This includes frequent communication (phone, email and face-to-face) with current customers and outreach to potential customers including but not limited to schools/universities, independent coffee shops, and community supported agriculture programs (CSAs).
Coordinating outreach events in Greater Pittsburgh. Building New Hope attends a wide range of public events where we talk about our projects, recruit volunteers, and do direct sales of coffee. Tasks include identifying and registering for events; assisting with publicity; coordinating volunteers; set-up and management of tabling during events; and helping to evaluate outreach events.
Assisting with filling weekly coffee orders as needed.
We seek someone with: Excellent organizational skills; an ability to work both independently and collaboratively; strong communication skills, including public speaking; and a commitment to social justice. Candidate should be prepared to compile reports for the Board of Directors regarding their work. Experience in a leadership role or managing volunteers a plus. Knowledge of coffee, principles of fair trade, and/or Central America preferred.
Position requires the ability to lift 50 pounds; own transportation; and some weekend/evening work.
Starting pay is $10-12/hour depending on experience plus reimbursement for gas.
Building New Hope offers a chance to work in a dynamic, informal environment with people who are committed to promoting people-centered development based on principles of social justice and environmental stewardship.
Position starts immediately. Please send a resume and a letter of interest to: buildnewhope@Verizon.net<mailto:buildnewhope@Verizon.net>
To learn more about Building New Hope: www.buildingnewhope.org

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