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We are always looking for qualified, motivated people to join our organization.

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Food Security Officer: Global Health Corps Volunteer

Jinja, Uganda


Overview: Development in Gardening (DIG) is looking for a qualified Food Security Officer to help lead and implement community agriculture programs and establish an agriculture-training center around Jinja District, Uganda. The gardens and training center will be implemented in communities affected by HIV/AIDS. The Food Security Officer will work with DIG’s Uganda Team to increase and measure the impact of the programs on food security, nutritional well-being, and income generation.

Responsibilities:
  • Work with the DIG Uganda Team and local group leaders to develop a DIG Agriculture Training Center Program with a demonstration site for organically-grown vegetables and grains
  • Work with the DIG Uganda Team, local site managers, and local communities to identify and implement successful agricultural programs focused on food production, income generation, and nutrition
  • Develop a strong training curriculum to go with DIG’s Resource Toolkit (Community Garden Protocol, Garden Manual, Nutrition Manual, and Pest and Disease Library)
  • Organize and facilitate training programs in organic farming and gardening methods, nutrition, business and marketing, and other relevant topics
  • Provide ongoing technical support and oversight at all demonstration sites
  • Develop and implement a program of monitoring and evaluation to ensure that project goals are being met
  • Report monthly on project indicators and progress
Qualifications:
  • Experience developing and managing public health or nutrition programs
  • Experience developing monitoring and evaluation tools
  • Field experience working in organic agriculture and community development strongly preferred
  • Master Degree in Global Health, International Development, or Agriculture or 2+ years of experience in the field
  • Experience in project coordination and organization development
  • Familiarity with methods, tools and techniques of participatory planning
  • Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary and multicultural work environment
  • Flexible, adaptable, eager to learn and teach, tolerant of heat and uncomfortable physical situations, willing to physically work the land alongside participants, and passionate about grassroots agricultural development
Living Conditions: Fellows will be provided with housing, health insurance and a living stipend of $550/month. Housing will be arranged for fellows in Jinja, Uganda. Additionally, fellows will receive an award of $1500 upon successful completion of the fellowship year. Flights to and from the placement site and all other costs associated with GHC programming are included, including $600 in professional development funds.
*Note: the living stipend and completion award may be paid out in USD or local currency, as determined by DIG
To apply to this position click here: Global Health Corps

Bookkeeper: Part-time

Atlanta, Ga


Overview: Development in Gardening (DIG) is looking for a qualified Bookkeeper with Quickbooks and desirably Blackbaud e-Tapestry experience needed for small non-profit accounting needs. . Experience with ADP online payroll also a plus. Bookkeeper will take direction from and report directly to the Executive Director of the organization and be under the guidance of the Chairman of the Board of Directors and to a limited degree the Treasurer of the Board of Directors. Perfect opportunity for someone with an accounting background looking to make extra money while having a positive impact on the lives of others.

Responsibilities:
  • Process donations
  • Make bank deposits
  • Reconcile bank and credit card accounts
  • Credit card activity and interface between Quickbooks and e-Tapestry
  • Sort, distribute and process mail as appropriate
  • Record payables and ensure vendors and employees are paid and reimbursed on a timely basis
  • Prepare and process payroll using ADP’s RUN ADP online product
  • Careful attention to State and regulatory filings / requirements as related to non-profits
  • Monitoring and tracking of grant income and grant spending
  • Assist management team with fund raising accounting needs
  • Assist management team with preparing ad hoc and routine financial reporting such as Balance Sheets, Income Statements and Budgets
  • Report monthly to the Ex-Director on tasks preformed and progress made towards the completion of key projects such as annual audit/ 990/ program budgets, etc.
Qualifications:
  • Proficiency in Quickbooks Pro
  • Proficiency in Blackbaud e-Tapestry or other similar donor database software
  • Accounting or associates degree or equivalent experience with referral
  • 3-5 years experience in non-profit or similar accounting practice
  • Flexible schedule – approximately 8-12 hours per week
  • Commitment to cross-train in late September or October
Job Benefits:
  • Involvement with an organization impacting the lives of thousands in sub-Saharan Africa
  • Comfortable office setting in Midtown Atlanta, walking distance from Piedmont Park
  • Cross-train with Director, former bookkeeper, Treasurer and Board Chair
  • Engage with fund-raising activities, grant applications and project initiatives

If interested, please email a current CV and a letter of intent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line “bookkeeper”. We look forward to hearing from you.