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From: Emily Posner <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Thu, Sep 14, 2017 at 8:19 AM
Subject: [ELPDiscuss] Grow Dat Seeks a New Executive Director
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Hello All. I am on the board of Grow Dat which is an amazing youth farm here in New Orleans.  We are doing a national search for a new ED and wanted to share this job description with you all. Please feel free to share and/or repost. 

Thank you

Emily P

Grow Dat is Searching for a New Executive Director

Grow Dat Youth Farm seeks an Executive Director with a demonstrated commitment to social justice and experience growing nonprofit organizations. Our next Executive Director will have experience building relationships across difference, and they will align closely with Grow Dat’s organizational values of youth leadership, sustainability, inclusion and multiculturalism, food justice, love of land, and solidarity. Significant experience with youth leadership programming, fundraising, and senior nonprofit management is essential. 

Read more about the position here

Interested applicants should submit their letter of interest and resume via email at [log in to unmask]The Search Committee is now accepting nominations, inquiries, and applications for the Executive Director position.

To ensure consideration, please submit your application by September 30, 2017


2017-2018 Farm Shares

Sign up now to receive a beautiful box of veggies from Grow Dat Youth Farm each week!

This year we are combining our fall and spring farm shares into one year long delicious membership option! You will receive a box of our sustainably grown, fresh produce each week for 31 weeks, from October 18th- June 30th. We happily accept SNAP benefits and offer a 50% discount to individuals who receive SNAP, as well as the option to pay monthly.

Click here to sign up for your share
Do you love eating at the best local New Orleans restaurants? Do you believe in supporting youth leaders and building strong communities?  If so, come out to our Fall Dinner Series and enjoy doing both in one evening on the farm.

We'll start off the evening with cocktail hour, passed hors d'ouerves, and a Grow Dat farm tour followed by a delicious 3-course meal prepared by local chefs with wine pairings. Get your tickets soon!
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