Southwest Ohio Area Coordinator

Job title: Southwest Ohio Area Coordinator
Organization: Society of St. Andrew - Ohio
Location: 2336 Kemper Lane, Cincinnati, OH 45206
Industry: Non-Profit

Job Description

Gleaning is harvesting leftover produce after the farmer has harvested their fields. The Southwest Ohio Area Gleaning Coordinator will assist the Program Coordinator with organizing and leading gleanings in Southwest Ohio, Including northern Kentucky, and selected SE Indiana counties within 100 miles of Cincinnati, for Society of St. Andrew (SoSA). This job involves all group gleanings in this area and events for the Society of St. Andrew.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Recruit and organize regular volunteers to harvest and transport produce from local farms and farmer markets to hunger relief agencies.
2. Build relationships with existing farm partners and forge new relationships with potential farm partners.
3. Community Engagement to promote gleaning activities and the work of the Society of St. Andrew.
4. Organize and execute gleaning events, including transportation of produce from field to hunger relief agencies, potentially once or twice a week during the harvest season. Supervise gleaning events to ensure the safety of participants and respect for farmer’s property. Must have the ability to lift at least 25 pounds.
5. Communicate clear instructions to volunteers, answer questions about the program and provide follow-up information. Maintain communication with all parties involved before, during, and after the event, including follow-up communications and reporting.
6. Assist in some administrative work involving gleaning data and follow-up.
7. Must have a flexible schedule to be available to work weekdays, occasional weekend days, and evenings 15-20 hours per week.

Motivated and outgoing individual with excellent organizational skills who enjoys the outdoors and working with people. A self-starter with great initiative and good follow through skills. Experience working remotely is a plus. Familiar with basic computer skills and access to a personal computer and cell phone. Physical labor is required when gleaning. The position requires a valid driver’s license and access to reliable personal transportation. Significant local travel will be required. Must be 21 years of age or older to apply.

Expectations and Compensation:
1. Position is part-time from July to November/December for a total of 360 hours. Hours are based upon the needs and timing of crops and harvest.
2. Pay is $15.00 an hour. Mileage is reimbursed.
3. Federal, state taxes and Social Security will be withheld.
4. Area Coordinators report to and work closely with the Program Coordinator.
5. This is a grassroots community building position with an organization that often interacts with many faith-based communities – as well as those unaffiliated with any faith. Must be comfortable with engaging with people of diverse backgrounds and faiths.
Position available starting July 1, 2024. By June Email résumé and cover letter to Please reference the Ohio Area Gleaning Coordinator position when applying.