New Roots Program Manager
|Location:||US - CA -Oakland|
|Employee Category:||Full Time|
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IRC’s New Roots program is designed to assist refugees to reestablish their ties to the land celebrate their heritage and nourish themselves and their neighbors by planting strong roots in their new communities. Through community gardening, nutrition education and small-business farming, New Roots provides refugee farmers with the tools and training they need to grow healthy and affordable food and become self-sufficient. Across a network stretching from New York to Oakland, California refugees are revitalizing urban spaces, sharing their farming know-how with their new neighbors and providing healthy, fresh food to their families and communities.
The New Roots Program Manager is responsible for the overall vision, development and execution of the New Roots program in Oakland. He/she will oversee and manage all aspects of the program comprised of four key components: food secure resettlement, community gardening, urban farming, and agro microenterprise development. The Program Manager will work with staff, a team of volunteers and a network of community based organizations to ensure success of this program. This position reports to the Development Manager.
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