New Employee Recruiting

for  Backyard Growers
Gloucester, MA, USA
Posted by
Lara L.

Executive Director

Posted Date
Mar 25, 2019
Virtual volunteer opportunity
New Employee Recruiting
Impact statement
This project will save us $1,765 , allowing us to help our bottom line at our little non-profit

Project Details

What We Need
  • A clear job description for an open position
  • A list of interview questions pertaining to the position
  • An interview rubric
  • Recommendations on qualified candidates that the organization should contact and recruitment platforms to use
  • Note: This project not include salary/benefit recommendations or offer letter construction.
Additional Details

Hello! We are a small-grassroots organization ready to hire our first, full-time program director. We need a killer job description to capture the right candidates.

What We Have In Place
  • We currently have a rough draft of a job description, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have a ton of experience with what this job entails, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How This Will Help

It's pretty much the next stage in our growth and part of our strategic plan.

Project Plan

Prep: Distribution of Prep Materials
  • Volunteer Manager shares current or past job descriptions used as well as any relevant materials such as internal policies and procedures already in place
  • Volunteer Manager prepares a draft job description for the role they’d like to focus on
Step 1: Discussion of Open Role
  • Volunteer Manager introduces Professional to organization and open role, including the history of this position within the Organization
  • Volunteer Manager explains the Organization’s hiring process to the Professional
  • Professional gathers information about the role to assist in job description and interview rubric creation
Step 2: Analysis and Recommendations
  • Professional presents a draft of the job description and sample interview questions
  • Professional asks follow-up questions to help as they source future candidates
  • Volunteer Manager provides feedback to Professional
Step 3: Final Deliverables
  • Professional delivers interview rubric for the position
  • Professional delivers final copy of job description and interview questions
  • Professional presents a short list of potential candidates the Organization could reach out to in order to kickstart their hiring process
  • Professional shares list of recruitment platforms and networking groups in which the role could be posted or shared
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About The Org

Our Mission

Backyard Growers (BYG) is a grassroots initiative helping to reshape Gloucester’s relationship with food. We begin by providing resources and support to establish vegetable gardens in homes and schools. In the end we create life-long gardeners inspired by the power of growing one’s own food.

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