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School Garden Program Coordinator
Permanent FT position with benefits
Start Date: September 11, 2017
Hiring Close Date: August 4, 2017

The School Garden Program Coordinator will oversee and provide support to Lowell Public Schools’ Garden Leadership Teams in accordance with Mill City Grows’ School Garden Model including identifying potential school garden partners, facilitating school garden leadership team meetings, building garden leadership capacity through MCG’s Garden Coordinator Institute, and encouraging networking between schools. This position will also support MCG’s Education Model by coordinating/facilitating our robust afterschool and summer programs. This is an exciting opportunity to help build the growing Farm to School Movement in Lowell.

Click HERE for the full description and list of qualifications.

To Apply: 

Please send your resume, cover letter, and a sample lesson plan or equivalent documentation of coordination experience to Val Snowdon val (at) millcitygrows.org

Please have three references upon request.


Director of Administration
Permanent FT position with benefits
Start Date: late August/early September
Hiring Close Date: July 24, 2017

The Director of Administration is responsible for managing MCG’s administrative operations, HR functions, and work in partnership with our financial consultants to manage finances. This includes serving as main point of contact for our financial consultants, managing payroll systems, serving as benefits administrator, developing budgets, tracking funding, as well as overseeing the accounting and preparing financial reports and billing, as well as managing all vendors/contracts. The Director of Administration will report to the Co-Executive Directors and will serve on the management team.

Mill City Grows offers a strengths-based collaborative staff team, flexible work environment, and accessible office location in Lowell. This position may require some evening/weekend hours. Salary commensurate with experience with benefits.

Click HERE to view description and full list of qualifications.

To Apply:
Email cover letter and resume to lydia@millcitygrows.org
Please have 3 references upon request.


TerraCorps Position
+ Community Engagement Coordinator

Position is a full time, 11-month, 1,700 hour position (Aug. 2017-July 2017)
Anticipated Start Date: August 2017
Compensation: Living allowance ($12,530) and Education Award ($5,815)

Come serve as a TerraCorps Member with Mill City Grows and help increase Food Justice and grow a healthy community in Lowell, MA! Formerly MassLIFT-Americorps, TerraCorps is an innovative national service program helping communities conserve and secure land for the health and well-being of people and nature.

The Community Engagement Coordinator will develop culturally inclusive programming, partnerships, outreach, and events in Lowell.  Click HERE to view application.

For more information on these TerraCorps positions, please contact Laura Santiago at Laura@millcitygrows.org.


AmeriCorps Position
+ Volunteer Engagement & Evaluation VISTA

The Volunteer Engagement and Evaluation (VEE) VISTA will focus on enhancing MCG’s Salesforce (SF) database, which would be used for volunteer management, evaluation data and reporting, and as a fundraising database. The VEE VISTA, will lay the groundwork for building robust volunteer engagement and management systems. This includes a scope of work dealing with the Salesforce (SF) database that MCG currently uses to manage volunteers and fundraising activities, as well as a review and redesign of current methods for data collection, reporting and analysis for volunteers and other modes of evaluation. Program start and end dates:  7/31/17 – 8/3/18.

Click HERE to view application.

For more information on this AmeriCorps positions, please contact Lydia Sisson at lydia@millcitygrows.org or 978-455-2620.