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Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project | Oakland, CA
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Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project


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Published 5 months ago

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


Located in East Oakland, Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project (ANV) focuses on elevating life in the inner-city by challenging oppressive dynamics and environments through urban farming. Founded and led by women of color from the surrounding neighborhood, ANV creates safe, outdoor spaces for children, youth, and their families to explore the natural world while strengthening their sense of community. With cooking and nutrition classes built into every program, ANV deepens campers’ understanding of healthy living and wellness in a neighborhood plagued by obesity and food insecurity. In addition to providing a fun, hands-on learning experience, ANV’s four farms supply year round seasonal vegetables to ANV’s camps, a CSA program, and several farm to table restaurants in the East Bay.

Position Summary

If you are task-oriented, enjoy working in a friendly office environment, and want to make a difference in your community, then contact us to volunteer with Acta Non Verba!

Our volunteers are an essential part of the ANV team and report directly to the Office Manager and occasionally the Program Director. This position requires experience with basic office equipment, strong communication skills, and a commitment to growth and learning.

This listing is for an administrative assistant, but ANV also needs volunteers in the following core roles:

Farm Volunteer

After School Tutor Volunteer

Development Volunteer

Volunteer Coordinator

Camp Volunteer

Social Media Liaison

Marketing & Design Lead

Communications

Salesforce Administrator

Webmaster

If your expertise or experiences encompass several roles or your would like to explore something new, we are happy to craft a unique position in collaboration with your skills. Please see our other listings, visit our website, or email us at admin@anvfarm.org for further details on each position.

Position Details

Desired Start Date

Immediately!

Hours

Recommended time commitment is 8-12 hours per week. Occasional remote work is an option, but we also for a regular, weekly commitment to some shifts in the office.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintaining and updating records, including:
  • Contacts management
  • Exporting data from online platforms
  • Cleaning data and preparing for import or export
  • Maintaining and updating merchandise inventory
  • Responding to general Acta Non Verba email inquiries
  • Various financial and budgeting tasks (training provided)

Compensation

This is an unpaid position, but we can provide school credits, service hours, and transportation stipends.

Physical Aspect of Position

  • Sitting for several hours at a time
  • Manually operating a computer, telephone, & keyboard
  • Reaching, stooping, and kneeling
  • Close visual abilities
  • Light to moderate lifting

Qualifications

General Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

  • Strong GSuite skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Creativity and a willingness to experiment
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Passionate about our mission and about helping grow and develop a dynamic non-profit

Preferred

  • Experience with Salesforce, fundraising, or in a professional administrative capacity
  • Bi-Lingual English/ Spanish
  • Women, femme-identifying, people of color, and Oakland natives strongly encouraged to apply

Located in East Oakland, Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project (ANV) focuses on elevating life in the inner-city by challenging oppressive dynamics and environments through urban farming. Founded and led by women of color from the…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible

How to Apply

To apply, please email your resume, a brief statement about why you’d like to work with Acta Non Verba, where you heard about this opportunity and your time availability to volunteercoordinator@anvfarm.org with the subject line “Administrative & Operations Assistant.”

To apply, please email your resume, a brief statement about why you’d like to work with Acta Non Verba, where you heard about this opportunity and your time availability to…

Location

1001 83rd Avenue, #1, Oakland, CA 94621

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