Employment Opportunities at Capital Roots
Capital Roots is changing the lives of people every day by providing access to fresh food and green spaces for all. Through our 55 community gardens, our Food Access programs like the Veggie Mobile, Sprout and our youth powered farm at the Produce Project we are working daily to nourish healthy communities and improve the lives of our citizens.
Capital Roots offers a fun and flexible working environment with generous vacation and holiday leave. Capital Roots is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to nurturing our diverse work environment. We encourage all qualified candidates, regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation or disability, to apply for vacant positions at Capital Roots.
As we approach the opening of our Urban Grow Center Expansion, Capital Roots is growing more than ever before. Here are some opportunities to become part of our team and share our passion.
Gardens & Youth Training Manager (Full Time)
The Gardens and Youth Training Manager works to direct the organization’s Community Gardens program and Produce Project youth job readiness program.LEARN MORE
Food Hub Manager (Full Time)
The Food Hub Manager works to expand opportunities for local farms and small producers to sell their products through Capital Roots’ retail and wholesale channels and increase opportunities for low-income communities to access healthy food.LEARN MORE
Retail Markets Manager (Full Time)
The Retail Markets Manager works to expand access to fresh, healthy affordable foods in our region through management of Capital Roots’ Retail Food Access Programs: the Veggie Mobile® and the Veggie Mobile® Sprout, Healthy Stores Program, Urban Grow Center Market and other new pop-ups opportunities.LEARN MORE
Bookkeeper (Full Time)
The Bookkeeper works with QuickBooks Premier (Nonprofit Edition) to manage all of the organization’s finances including (but not limited to) processing accounts payable and receivable, record deposits, payroll, payroll taxes and bank reconciliations.LEARN MORE
Chief Program Officer – Food Access (Full Time)
The Chief Program Officer works to expand access to fresh, healthy affordable foods in our region through Capital Roots’ Retail Food Access Programs: The Veggie Mobile® and the Veggie Mobile® Sprout, Healthy Stores Program, Urban Grow Center Market and other pop-ups opportunities.LEARN MORE
Healthy Communities Coordinator (Full Time)
The Healthy Communities Coordinator works to enact workplace and municipal-level policies and implement projects that enhance community health and livability in the Capital Region; specifically focusing on healthy eating and complete streets initiatives that educate and engage stakeholders, encourage adoption of laws and install community-based enhancements.LEARN MORE
Driver (Part Time)
The Driver works with Capital Roots’ Food Hub team to pick-up and distribute locally sourced food across the Capital Region.LEARN MOREAPPLY NOW
If you have a particular skill or you just want to help out occasionally with different tasks, we can absolutely use your help and find a way for you to get involved.
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594 River Street, Troy, NY 12180