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The Plant Exchange is a 14-year-old Oakland based non-profit that supports sustainable environmental reuse/recycling opportunities that engage the local community by providing a venue for trading, donating and purchasing plants, garden tools, hardscape materials, and other household items. 

Program Operations Director is a hands-on, full-time, fast-paced position that establishes and implements The Plant Exchange’s strategic vision through multiple programs and services, including major public events and fund-raising opportunities that use volunteer staffing. The Director must be creative, flexible, detailed oriented, and able to think quickly on the fly while ensuring that multiple tasks are executed seamlessly while remaining a calm, friendly and professional demeanor.

Responsibilities:

Program Coordination

  • Schedules donation pick-ups and drop-offs
  • Manages a monthly plant sales program and related activities
  • Manages the annual plant exchange event
  • Supports existing community outreach/partnerships and establishes future partnerships
  • Picks up plant donations from local businesses

Communications:

  • Maintains the Insitely database
  • Designs event flyers and presentation materials
  • Manages the redesign of the website to adjust to growth demands
  • Manages social media sites

Fundraising:

  • Identifies grant opportunities and creates grant response content
  • Identifies and develops appropriate marketing opportunities

Volunteer Management

  • Manages the volunteers, interns and when growth permits, employees.
  • Develops and manages the volunteer recruitment, retention and reward systems

Physical Requirements:

Lift a minimum of 35 lbs.

Ability to stand for extended periods (occasionally)

Bending, stooping, sitting, walking 

Technical Requirements:

Education minimum HS or GED equivalent

California Driver’s License with a good driving record

MS Office Suite

Database expertise

Flexible to be in an office or yard/warehouse environment

The Plant Exchange is a 14-year-old Oakland based non-profit that supports sustainable environmental reuse/recycling opportunities that engage the local community by providing a venue for trading, donating and purchasing plants…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    April 26, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    April 16, 2021
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$50,000 - $54,000

Benefits

Paid time off, sick leave, flexible work location.

Paid time off, sick leave, flexible work location.

Level of Language Proficiency

English - high proficiency

English - high proficiency

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Oakland, CA
Associated Location
Oakland, CA

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