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FoodPrints Administrative Support Associate

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WHO WE ARE:

FRESHFARM is a non-profit that promotes sustainable agriculture and improves food access and equity in the Mid-Atlantic Region. FoodPrints is FRESHFARM’s food education program that aims to make positive changes in what children and their families eat by giving them hands-on experiences with growing, harvesting, cooking and eating nutritious, fresh, local foods in season. FoodPrints partners with public schools and early childhood education centers across DC to provide food education and food access to build positive relationships with nutritious food and positively impact long-term health, social-emotional and academic outcomes. 


WHO YOU ARE:

  • You excel at supporting administrative/operations functions for large teams.
  • You are highly organized, proactive, and able to create and maintain accessible tracking systems, support meeting and training logistics and supply ordering, and help ensure our grant and financial requirements are completed accurately and in a timely manner.
  • You are interested in helping to support food education in schools and early childcare centers across DC


WHAT YOU’LL DO:

The Administrative Support Associate works closely with the Director of Education, the Director of Community Engagement to support FoodPrints operations at multiple sites across DC.


Administrative Support (60%)

  • Create and maintain accessible tracking systems and/or use existing systems & databases to collect data and ensure compliance with grant & finance deadlines and requirements 
  • Support staff in communication flow with external partners


Operations Support (40%)

  • Support registration and logistics for staff & program meetings, trainings, and special gatherings, including ordering food, securing space or setting up Zoom meetings, gathering supplies, communicating details to participants, and taking notes
  • Support staff with tracking and resolving needs across our 19 school gardens and teaching kitchens
  • Mange ordering, distribution, & tracking of supplies and technology for FoodPrints staff at distributed sites and provide staff with basic tech support


THE PERKS:

  • Gain daily exposure to the complexities of managing multiple grants and contracts
  • Become immersed in an innovative food education program working for food justice and community empowerment
  • Access to an abundance of peak season local foods and inspiring food education experiences with young children and families


EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1-3 years’ experience with administrative and operations functions, and prioritizing and managing projects in collaboration with a team 
  • Proficiency with Google suite, especially features in spreadsheets including basic formulas, conditional formatting, and data validation 
  • Able to listen and communicate verbally and in writing with a variety of people with diverse backgrounds 
  • Familiarity with schools or childcare centers a plus


PHYSICAL & OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Access to a personal smartphone is required
  • Our offices are currently operating remotely except for essential work. This position will need to be in the FRESHFARM offices about one day per week for meetings, printing, etc. This employee will be expected to work Monday - Friday during normal business hours.
  • This role will sometimes require travel to our school, childcare, or market sites. Most are accessible by public transit. FRESHFARM provides reimbursement for non-commuting travel expenses.


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT

FRESHFARM is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and building an equitable and inclusive workplace for people of all backgrounds and experiences. We encourage members of traditionally underrepresented groups to apply, including people of color, LGBTQ+ people, veterans, and people with disabilities. We do not discriminate, and will take affirmative action measures to prevent discrimination against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, disability, or veteran status in the following areas:

  • Employment, recruitment, or advertisements for employment
  • Compensation, termination, upgrading, and promotions
  • Any other conditions of employment

WHO WE ARE:

FRESHFARM is a non-profit that promotes sustainable agriculture and improves food access and equity in the Mid-Atlantic Region. FoodPrints is FRESHFARM’s food education program that aims to make positive changes in what…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    October 19, 2021

Compensation

USD 45,000 - USD 50,000
This is a full-time, non-exempt position that is eligible for overtime

Benefits

All full-time employees receive 72 hours annual sick leave, 11 annual holidays (8 hours each) and 80 hours of vacation leave (with increases after 3 years of service). Typically, FRESHFARM offices close for a 1 week winter break, which includes paid time-off for salaried employees.

Eligible to enroll in 100% employer-covered healthcare as well as generous employer coverage for vision and dental, in accordance with company policy.

Access to a laptop or Chromebook provided, if needed.

All full-time employees receive 72 hours annual sick leave, 11 annual holidays (8 hours each) and 80 hours of vacation leave (with increases after 3 years of service). Typically…

Level of Language Proficiency

Professional working proficiency in Engligsh

Professional working proficiency in Engligsh

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
Associated Location
655 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA
6th Floor

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to careers@ffm.org by October 19, 2021.

To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to careers@ffm.org by October 19, 2021.

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