Permaculture/Food Security roles with Red Cross

VolunteerOverseas2Red Cross is seeking a Permaculture Officer and two Horticulture Officers to support our work in Africa, and I was hoping for your advice in this matter.
These assignments are part of the Australian Volunteers for International Development program, an Australian Government-AusAID initiative. Brief details:

Permaculture Officer: Uganda

Help subsistence farmers in a beautiful Ugandan village to set up greenhouse gardens, using permaculture techniques to ensure a sustainable, organic and community-owned food supply.
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Horticulture & Food Security Officer: Botswana

Work with Red Cross on a food security strategy to help communities reduce their reliance on rain cycles. You will explore the use of greenhouses and other agro-technologies to support sustainable food production.
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Horticulture Officer: Kenya

Interested in sustainable food production and community gardening? Then head to Kenya to work on a greenhouse program that will improve food security. You will train Red Cross volunteers in basic horticulture, establish crop cycles and trial organic gardening methods.
While they are volunteer roles, we do cover travel, accommodation and living costs, as well as health and security support.
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Applications close 11 August 2013

Applications for these roles will close August 11, 2013.

Need more details?

Contact Amanda Perry, Communications Officer – International Volunteers
155 Pelham Street, CARLTON VIC 3053
Tel +61 3 9341 7589 | Fax +61 3 9348 2513 | Email amperry@redcross.org.au
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Northey Street City Farm position available

Education  Coordinator
Northey Street City Farm
Information Team
(18hrs per week)

Applications due COB Monday 6th February, 2012.

We are seeking a part-time Education Coordinator to join the Northey St City Farm Community.

In this dynamic and exciting role, you will be responsible for the overall coordination, leadership and delivery our well-known and respected education program (which includes the Permaculture Design Course, the Sustainabile Living Workshop Program and the Farm Tours & Activity Program).

You will be a member of the Information Team and will work closely with members of the Information Team, Farming Team and Events Team.

Download NSCF Education Coordinator position description (pdf 1MB).

Further information:
  • for City Farm programs and activities — www.nscf.org.au
  • P: 07 3857 8775
  • F: 07 3857 8108

Northey Street City Farm temporary position available

Temporary Education Coordinator/ PDC Project Coordinator

Northey Street City Farm is seekingtemporary part time coordinator for the Education Team to coordinate all educational activities at the farm, encompassing the Permaculture Design Course (PDC), workshops, accredited Permaculture or horticulture training, school and other tours.
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More information on the farm

For further information on all city farm programs and activities please visit our website www.nscf.org.au