Accepting applications until October 11th 2020

We are currently seeking a full-time Program Manager.

Thanks to the generous support of the NYS DEC and We Act for Environmental Justice, GGWNY is hiring for a full-time program manager. 

The Program Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of our community and school gardening programs as well as our Community Garden Resource Center. The Program Manager will  supervise the team who provides direct support to our 100+ community gardens in Buffalo and Niagara Falls.This individual will lead or participate in the management of most community and school garden grants and act as the agency’s representative for several community coalitions. The Manager will also assist in building the staff’s skills, assist with annual events and programming, and perform community outreach as needed. 

This position reports to the Executive Director. Schedule is flexible, however, some evenings and Saturdays will be necessary. This is a grant-supported, salaried position up to $40,000. The position is currently funded for one full-year with plans to seek additional funding for future years. Benefits include paid time off, health care, a retirement savings option, a flexible schedule, and a chance to create real community change. Position begins as soon as the right candidate is identified. 

Grassroots Gardens seeks to build an organization and culture fully reflective of the communities where we work and grow. We are committed to building an equitable and inclusive organization and strongly encourage applications from People of Color, LGBTQ+ individuals, women, individuals living with disabilities, veterans and people from working class backgrounds. We will strive to make accommodations to the work environment to facilitate the ongoing success of the selected candidate.

Grassroots Gardens WNY

389 Broadway | Buffalo, NY 14204

(716) 783-9653


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