Project Support Officer at 3000 acres
Responsible For: Supporting the implementation of the 3000acres’ Saxon Street Garden in Brunswick. The Saxon Street Garden is an initiative of 3000acres together with Moreland City Council and represents the first stage in the creation of an active, lively and engaging community hub at 33 Saxon Street.
Responsible To: Executive Officer
The purpose of the garden is to engage the community including local residents and nearby community and not-for-profit organisations with food-growing and community activities on the land.
The implementation of the garden will include managing the relationship with Council officers, engaging with the local community, the procurement of materials and actual build of the garden and management of initial community events.
Purpose: 3000acres aims to activate vacant and underutilized land for food-growing uses, helping to build resilient, strong and connected communities through urban agriculture.
Position Purpose: Assisting with the planning, implementation and running of the 3000acres garden at Saxon Street, Brunswick.
Key Result Areas: Successful implementation of the garden with engaged and enthusiastic community.
Council satisfaction with project delivery
Location: 33 Saxon Street, Brunswick and 3000acres office @ 81 Rupert Street, Collingwood.
JOB REQUIREMENTS (What are the key activities for the role?)
Key Tasks: • Familiarisation with 3000acres existing gardens and projects as well as the specific proposal for Moreland City Council • Contact and ongoing engagement with various local community and not-for-profit groups • Contact and ongoing engagement with local residents and business • Procurement of garden materials • Organise and deliver on garden build day including engaging 3000acres volunteers • Ongoing reporting and updates to relevant Council staff • Ongoing reporting and updates to 3000acres Executive Officer • Recording of processes, successes and challenges throughout the project
How to apply: Please send your CV and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 31st October, 2014