Operations & Administrative Coordinator, SEEDS NC

Founded in 1994, SEEDS is a two-acre urban garden and kitchen classroom in the heart of Durham. SEEDS develops the capacity of young people to respect life, each other, and the earth through growing, cooking, and sharing food. Our beautiful downtown property includes two acres of land with a classroom pavilion, a greenhouse, a chicken coop, beehives, a pond, environmental education exhibits and multiple areas for growing edible and medicinal plants. The SEEDS building, constructed in 2014, holds staff offices, a kitchen and a multipurpose classroom where young people prepare and share meals they make, using food they grow in the garden.

The Operations and Administrative Coordinator will be responsible for the proper functioning and maintenance of the 4,000-square foot facility and office. They will be a welcoming presence at the front desk, directing calls and visitors to the proper place/person. They will report to the Executive Director.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

This position requires a problem-solver who has a strong attention to detail, a drive for maximum efficiency, a knack for developing systems, and excellent interpersonal skills. As part of a small staff, this person must be a team player.

Some experience in office administration and building operations is ideal. Spanish proficiency or fluency is strongly desired.

Working Conditions and Compensation​:

20-25 hours per week, $16 per hour. Schedule is flexible, need availability from 11am to 3pm daily.

Submit a resume and cover letter to cpolanco@seedsnc.org. No phone calls please. The position will remain open until filled.

We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture and encourage applications from all interested persons, including people of color, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ individuals.