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Kitsap Conservation District

Our friends at Kitsap Conservation District are looking for Volunteers!

KCD is inviting you to join volunteer events in Kitsap County during the months of April and May. They have riparian restoration and perennial garden projects that could use your help! Click here for more information:

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-Posted here April 12, 2022

WSU Kitsap Extension / CKFB: Food Bank Staff

The WSU Kitsap Extension office is partnering with the Central Kitsap Food Bank to provide funding and administrative support for staff to be placed at the food bank. The Central Kitsap Food Bank is seeking a staff member to support operations for this non-profit organization providing food at no cost in a caring and respectful manner to people in need in the community.

This is a part-time, hourly position with the WSU Kitsap Extension office who will work at the Central Kitsap Food Bank with a max of 17 hours per week and $16 per hour with no benefits. The employment period ends on 1/31/23 with a possible extension, depending on funding.

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-Posted here April 7, 2022

Kitsap County: Groundskeeper

The Facilities Maintenance Department is responsible for the oversight and maintenance of County buildings and properties and provides maintenance and groundskeeping services for over 17 County buildings, including the main campus in Port Orchard, Givens Community Center, the Kitsap County Coroner’s Office, and the Sheriff’s Office Silverdale precinct.

Kitsap County Facilities Department is establishing a groundskeeping crew, and is currently recruiting for new crew members who will perform a variety of work in the areas of lawn maintenance, planting beds and natural areas, and inspecting grounds to ensure maintenance of groundskeeping and safety standards. The Groundskeeper is responsible for the daily upkeep to maintain an aesthetically-pleasing and functional outdoor space, including landscaping, pressure washing, cleanliness of walkways and entry ways and debris removal.

Our new crew members should have knowledge of proper use of insecticides, chemical sprays, fertilizers, and mulches to optimize the condition of the grounds. These positions will help establish seasonal and year round maintenance of the grounds — incumbents must be familiar with and be able to use a variety of powered and unpowered landscaping tools and equipment to get the job done!

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-Posted here April 3, 2022

Kitsap Harvest: Volunteer Coordinator

Kitsap Harvest is an organization that partners with the WSU Kitsap Extension office to harvest and distribute surplus fruit and vegetables in Kitsap County, WA. The fruits and vegetables that would otherwise go to waste are distributed to food banks, shelters, and soup kitchens.

Mission: Connect abundance to need by reducing food waste, nurturing community, and providing equitable access to fresh, locally grown food.

Volunteer Coordinator

Kitsap Harvest is looking for a detail-oriented, part-time staff person to manage a database of volunteers and volunteer opportunities. The volunteer coordinator’s responsibilities include recruiting and onboarding new volunteers, maintaining and updating a database of volunteer information and skills, matching volunteers to opportunities that suit their skills, keeping volunteers informed, and conveying the organization’s purpose to the public.

A successful volunteer coordinator should be meticulous about keeping records and passionate about volunteer work. You should uphold the values of Kitsap Harvest while ensuring the comfort of volunteers in their positions.

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-Posted here March 17, 2022

Kitsap Harvest: Community Harvest & Distribution VISTA

This is a VISTA position housed with WSU Kitsap Extension and Kitsap Harvest, a developing nonprofit in Kitsap County that aims to provide fresh food access while minimizing food waste. This person will build out our Grow A Row program, helping home gardeners gain experience and confidence while growing additional food from their own gardens that will then be donated to Kitsap Harvest. This work will build community understanding and connect resources, to help grow vegetable starts, work in community garden spaces, and develop a county wide donation station model, and work with volunteers for pick up and distribution of produce.

We encourage anyone with interest community food systems, non-profit, program development to apply at their earliest convenience. This is an April start date and will hit the ground running with the help of direct supervisor, committee and self initiative.

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-Posted here February 18, 2022