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We’re currently hiring for a part-time Program Manager for the Keep Covington Beautiful program. To apply please send a resume, cover letter, and references to job@greatneighborhoods.org.

Position:
Keep Covington Beautiful Program Manager (part-time)

Summary:
The Center for Great Neighborhoods is a non-profit community development corporation focused on enhancing the quality of life in the city of Covington, Kentucky. We are seeking  to fill a part-time position to help manage and grow initiatives and systems under the Keep Covington Beautiful (KCB) program. This program provides Covington residents with information, awareness, and programming related to keeping neighborhoods clean, green, and beautiful, as well as providing the tools they need to do so and further its impact on our community in waste management, litter reduction, recycling, and community beautification.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsible for the overall administration of the program, including but not limited to
Event planning support for our annual events (Great America Cleanup, River Sweep, Recycling Drop Off Event, and the Litter Index).
Program planning support  for core programs (Adopt-A-Spot, Cigarette Litter Prevention Program, community cleanups and beautification, Christmas Tree Disposal, Holiday Light Recycling).
Support implementation of  environmental education programs focusing on solid waste education, recycling, litter prevention, beautification, and community involvement.
Additional tasks include maintaining social media, e-newsletter, and website presence; creating documents such as flyers, posters, spreadsheets, mailings, and reports.

Desired Qualifications:
Desire to learn and participate  in fundraising, event planning, marketing, recruiting, and managing volunteers and/or business/office management preferred.
Must have access to reliable transportation.
Working knowledge of software such as Microsoft Word and Excel and experience creating graphic materials such as flyers/posters.
Experience or desire to learn using a wide variety of social media platforms.
A genuine interest in appropriate waste management, including recycling, litter removal, as well as preservation of natural resources, and the overall beautification of Covington, Kentucky.

An Ideal Candidate:
Has a desire to make an impact in our community.
Confident in their time management abilities.
Comfortable with a high degree of autonomy and accountability to outcomes.
Comfortable working in a team environment, as well as individually.
Consider themselves a people person and comfortable creating relationships with members of the community.
Goal-oriented.
A passion for the outdoors, including natural areas and public spaces.
Wants to promote a litter free community as well as the mission of Keep Covington Beautiful.

Job Type:
Entry level part-time position; will typically work a flexible schedule of 12-15 hours a week, which will include some weekends and evenings for meetings, events, clean-ups, fundraising, etc.

Salary:
The position pays $18/hour. 

Diversity & Inclusion Statement
Supporting and embracing diversity is foundational to The Center. We are focused on creating an equitable community and that starts with our staff. The Center welcomes and encourages candidates to apply that also represent and embrace the diversity of our community across all races, genders, sexual orientations, religions, and ethnicities. 

About The Center for Great Neighborhoods 
The Center for Great Neighborhoods is a catalyst for positive growth in Covington and we spark this growth by bringing people and families together, encouraging them to work with each other, and supporting their efforts to shape the future of their community. We are committed to helping people discover and develop their skills, find and use the resources they need, and discover partners who share their concern for the well-being of Covington. Our programs and initiatives focus on six main areas: Real Estate Development, Creative Placemaking, Neighborhood & Community Development, Economic Development, Youth Initiatives, and Financial Well-being. Our programs are all designed to help residents build on the great parts of Covington and to develop solutions to both individual and community issues. In 2016 we also completed renovation on and moved into the Hellmann Creative Center: a hub for building these community connections and identifying your own creativity and strengths.  

More information about The Center is available at:  www.greatneighborhoods.org

More information about our workplace culture is available at: https://www.greatneighborhoods.org/about/about-the-center/

More information about KCB is available at: www.keepcovingtonbeautiful.com

Apply
Application is open until filled. Email cover letter and resume to job@greatneighborhoods.org