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May 7, 2014

TreesCharlotte is Now Hiring!

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TreesCharlotte is now hiring a Programs Director.

If you are passionate about trees, and love to be involved in the community, then TreesCharlotte just might be the place to plant yourself!

Position Description

TreesCharlotte is a public / private collaborative dedicated to planting up to 15,000 trees per year and to educating Charlotte’s residents on the importance of the urban forest and ways to plant and preserve trees. TreesCharlotte is currently an affiliate of Foundation For The Carolinas and its activities are overseen by both the TreesCharlotte Foundation and the City of Charlotte. TreesCharlotte expects to become a not-for-profit organization separate from Foundation For The Carolinas.

The Programs Director provides collaborative leadership among the community partners and the City of Charlotte staff and elected officials. This is a new position reflecting the growth of TreesCharlotte.

Initially, the Programs Director position is three-quarter time but it is envisioned that the responsibilities will grow over the next year to full time. The Programs Director is responsible for oversight and coordination of TreesCharlotte’s four primary program areas: NeighborWoods community tree planting; communications and outreach; tree stewardship, and education. Through its NeighborWoods programs, TreesCharlotte plants trees in residential neighborhoods as well as at affordable housing projects, Charlotte Mecklenburg School (CMS) and faith community campuses, and in parks.

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Contact

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume by Friday, May 23 to Dave Cable, dave@treescharlotte.org.