Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas
  • 15-Oct-2018 to 14-Dec-2018 (CST)
  • Family Stabilization
  • Kansas City, KS, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability, Paid Sick, Vacation,and Holidays, 403b


Position Summary:

To successfully promote and support the mission of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas as guided by the Catholic Social Teachings by working with New Roots for Refugees, a program helping refugees start their own small businesses growing and selling organically grown produce in Kansas City. This position will coordinate the community supported agriculture (CSA) program and be responsible for planning, aggregation, logistics, and delivery of all produce through CSA channels.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

 

 

Work with Juniper Gardens Training Farm Manager to create a production plan for CSA

Contract with New Roots farmers and graduates to meet production requirements

Hold regular check-ins with CSA farmers to follow up on production plan and address any issues

Train farmers on proper CSA packing technique, monitoring quality, quantity and variety

Manage quality control at weekly deliveries

Coordinate all logistics of CSA deliveries including payments, packaging, scheduling, etc.

Work with New Roots staff to create and distribute CSA newsletter

Create and maintain tools/channels for feedback from CSA customers

Coordinate a minimum of 2 annual events to deepen CSA engagement

 

 

Position Requirements:

 

  1. Karen, Burmese, or Chin language fluency
  2. Minimum educational requirement of High School diploma or equivalent
  3. 1-3 years' experience in a professional setting
  4. Ability to work effectively in an environment that is multi-cultural and multi-lingual
  5. Must have competent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  6. Strong computer skills and knowledgeable in Microsoft Office programs
  7. Must be flexible in work schedule- some evenings, weekends and early morning are required
  8. Must have a valid Missouri or Kansas Driver's License and a verified safe driving record and reliable means of transportation for local travel. Must provide a copy of license
  9. Must be willing to live by the agency's Values, where we are called to show Love, Patience, Kindness, Faithfulness, Self-Control and Joy

 

Physical Demands:

 

 Must be able to squat, get in and out of a truck bed, lift up to 50 lbs., set up tents and tables.

 

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