Executive Director, KidsGardening | Full Time
Location: 132 Intervale Rd, Burlington, VT, USA
KidsGardening is a national nonprofit and leader in the youth gardening movement. Based in Burlington, VT, the organization creates opportunities for kids to learn through gardening, engaging their natural curiosity and wonder by providing inspiration, community, know-how, and resources to teachers and families. Garden-based learning creates a generation of kids connected to their food and community and engaged in nurturing a healthy planet.
We are seeking a talented and experienced individual to lead and grow KidsGardening. The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for advancing KidsGardening as an online hub for youth gardening nationwide. The ED oversees all of KidsGardening’s activities with an emphasis on fundraising, partner relations, and financial management. In addition to possessing strong organizational leadership and staff management skills, the ED is the public face of the organization, regularly interacting with partner organizations, philanthropic audiences, KidsGardening stakeholders, and the general public. This position will require some travel. The ED reports directly to the KidsGardening Board of Directors.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years of non-profit and/or business leadership experience. A strong commitment and passion for experiential education and gardening is highly valued.
KidsGardening has a smart, motivated staff that enjoy a flexible, results-oriented workplace.
For a complete job description click here.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resumé to: email@example.com