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Wylde Center

Position Available: Director of Development

HOURS: 20 hours per week

START DATE: March 15

LOCATION: 435 Oakview Rd., Decatur GA 30030

CONTACT: Stephanie Van Parys, Executive Director, Stephanie@wyldecenter.org, 404-371-1920

About the Position

Reporting to and in partnership with the Executive Director, the Development Director will spearhead development efforts as Wylde Center continues to grow. A new position in the organization, the Development Director will have the opportunity to build the development function.

Job Description

  • Develop and execute Wylde Center’s annual fundraising plan
  • Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations
  • Manage the implementation of Etapestry and work with staff responsible for data entry and gift processing
  • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors
  • Creating and executing a strategy for a large sustained base of annual individual donors
  • Overseeing organization of donor specific special events
  • Tracking grant proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising
  • Work with team to develop fundraising priorities
  • Work with and provide materials for the Development Committee
  • Duties related to being a member of the Wylde Center staff.

 

Applicant Requirements

  • Experience in development
  • Knowledge of fundraising software
  • Takes initiative in establishing and pursuing community connections.
  • Ability to approach a project enthusiastically and proactively achieve timelines.
  • Demonstrates honesty, integrity, and professionalism at all times.
  • Experience developing, assessing, and managing projects from start to finish.
  • Strong communication, organizational, time-management, and computer skills.
  • Self-directed; able to work independently and on a team.

To Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume, references, and cover letter to Stephanie Van Parys Stephanie@wyldecenter.org.  Resumes will be accepted for review through February 23, 2015.

About the Wylde Center

For more information about the Wylde Center, please visit www.wyldecenter.org.

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Position Available: Sugar Creek Assistant Site Coordinator

SALARY: $75 per week

HOURS: 5 hours per week for one year, one Saturday morning a month is required

EMPLOYMENT TERM: March 1, 2015 – December 31, 2015

LOCATION: 435 Oakview Rd., Decatur GA 30030

CONTACT: JC Hines, Greenspace Manager, jc@wyldecenter.org 404-371-1920

About the Position

The Sugar Creek Assistant Coordinator will work 5 hours per week to coordinate the Wylde Center’s urban herb farm.  You will work with the Greenspace Manager to oversee daily operations including planting, planning, weeding, and internship management.  The Sugar Creek Assistant Coordinator will work to foster relationships with local restaurants to purchase locally grown herbs. The assistant site coordinator will also participate in regularly scheduled workdays.

 

Job Description

·         Coordinate and lead garden activities either self-driven or with  partner groups in the community.

·         Oversee daily operations of an urban farm.

·         Create and develop sales logs, inventory tracking sheets, and invoices

·         Create and distribute promotional materials for Sugar Creek

·         Measure and track harvest outcomes and communicate outcomes and program status to the Greenspace Manager.

·         Represent the Wylde Center at meetings, conferences, and tabling events when applicable

·         Assist with purchasing of plants and seeding out in the greenhouse

·         Duties related to being a member of the Wylde Center staff.

Applicant Requirements

·         Able to work outside in extreme temperatures and weather conditions

·    Knowledgeable of gardening and agriculture

·    Experience working on a farm or large scale garden

·    Knowledge of farming and gardening equipment including but not limited to tillers, hoes, shovels, pitchforks and trowels

·    Knowledge of herbs and selling produce

·         Enjoys working with volunteers of all ages

·          Ability to lift up to 75 pounds

·         Takes initiative in establishing and pursuing community connections

·         Ability to approach a project enthusiastically and proactively achieve timelines

·         Demonstrates honesty, integrity, and professionalism at all times

·         Experience developing, assessing, and managing projects from start to finish

·         Punctual

·         Self-directed; able to work independently and on a team.

 

To Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume, references, and cover letter to JC Hines at jc@wyldecenter.org.  Resumes will be accepted for review through February 22, 2015.

About the Wylde Center

For more information about the Wylde Center, please visit www.wyldecenter.org.

Nevertheless, we welcome you to learn about the Wylde Center and get involved!  If you would like to join with the Wylde Center as a volunteer, member, intern, sponsor, or in any other way, please visit those links to learn more.

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