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Executive Director GardenShare

  • Date Posted February 18, 2020
  • Location Canton, NY
  • Category Nonprofit
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description

GardenShare promotes a local food system that ensures food security for all St. Lawrence County (NY) residents.
We do this by:

  • Connecting consumers and producers
  • Supporting equitable distribution of food resources
  • Removing barriers to access
  • Including stakeholders in decision making
  • Providing food justice education and advocacy
  • Engaging with community partners

Our Vision

Healthy Food – The County has a vibrant, local food system where our food choices are healthy for us, for our communities, and for the environment.

Healthy Farms - Farmers are able to make a living that supports their families and contribute to a robust local economy.

Everybody Eats – Everyone in the County has access to enough nutritious and affordable food to sustain a healthy lifestyle. When food assistance is needed, whether from government or private sector programs, it is provided in dignified ways that respect both the receiver and the giver of assistance.

Job description

Job Opening


GardenShare, a nonprofit organization based in Canton New York working to promote a local food system that ensures food security for all St. Lawrence County residents, seeks an Executive Director to lead all aspects of GardenShare’s operation. Responsibilities will include: program development and administration; fundraising, grant seeking, and donor development; financial management; and staff hiring and supervision. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors, and is expected to champion GardenShare’s vision of a fair and secure food system among supporters and the general public.

This position requires a self-motivated team player with a proven track record in all aspects of nonprofit administration and fundraising, and familiarity with and passion for anti-hunger and food security issues. Strong communication, organizational, interpersonal, and computer skills are also expected.

Salary and benefits package:  $48,000-$52,000.

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GardenShare is an Equal Opportunity employer.


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