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Database Manager/ Fundraising Assistant

Full-time position for an individual with excellent attention to detail, database management experience, good writing and communication skills who is interested in a career in the non-profit sector.

Purpose: To support the fundraising efforts of the organization.

Reports to: Director of Operations and Special Projects


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Executive Director

Greater Newark Conservancy is searching for an Executive Director to lead the organization to the next level!

The Executive Director (ED) assumes primary leadership responsibility in five interrelated areas critical to the success of the Greater Newark Conservancy:

  1. Definition and interpretation of the organization’s mission;
  2. Development of the organizational capacities necessary to the mission;
  3. Development of programs in fulfillment of the mission;
  4. Effective implementation of those programs; and
  5. Promotion of the goals and strategies of the organization among its key constituencies.  

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Farm Stand Coordinator 

We are seeking a reliable, self-guided, and motivated individual to support programming in various areas related to community engagement, food access, food production, food marketing, and food distribution throughout Newark, NJ.

Primarily, the Coordinator will execute every aspect of the farm stand operation, from harvesting fresh produce at the 3-acre Hawthorne Avenue Farm and/or hydroponic greenhouse to tabling in-person farm stands and interacting positively with customers to collaborating with partner organizations to donate surplus produce. Applicants for this position should be interested in improving food access conditions and engaging community members in healthy eating and lifestyle choices. The ideal candidate will have strong relationships with communities in Newark.

The Coordinator will have a regular schedule of 40 hours per week with some evening and weekend hours required. Applicants should be prepared to maintain a consistent work schedule and be comfortable working in various outdoor conditions.

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Service Opportunities


As a FoodCorps service member, you will lead hands-on lessons, influence healthy school meals, and build a schoolwide culture of health. Each year, FoodCorps, an AmeriCorps program, searches for its next round of leaders, including one working with Greater Newark Conservancy! The ideal candidate should believe that every child—no matter their race, place, or class—has a right to healthy food at school.

Visit the FoodCorps website for more information and to apply. Applications are considered on a rolling basis. Contact Sarah O'Leary, Director of Family and Youth Education, for questions and to schedule a pre-interview:

Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC)

Jesuit Volunteers (JV) have served at Greater Newark Conservancy in various capacities including Youth Farmstand and Community Greening Coordinator. As a JV, you live simply in community with other JV's working locally. For more information on JVC and to apply please click here.

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