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Community Outreach and Communication Associate

Work with the Minnesota State Horticulture Society as a Quaker Voluntary Service Fellow!

About the position:

This position offers the chance to develop a strong understanding of two foundation stones of any community service and non-profit agency: marketing (outreach) and educational programming. The fellow will work closely with the Communications and Marketing Director and the Outreach & Education Director to grow our reach and impact in the community through activities including:

Education - help run our annual Film Festival, help design/run/archive webinars and in-person classes, research event venues, help run special events

Outreach - update, track and distribute marketing materials and membership/donation appeals; execute magazine mailing; analyze results of marketing efforts; promote membership at State Fair and external shows; maintain and add content to online Resource Hub

Ideal candidates will be passionate about community service, detail-oriented, and love working with the diverse populations who are current or prospective members as we work together to diversify our organization's membership and programming. The should appreciate and be motivated by how horticulture intersects with key societal issues such as food security, racial injustice, and climate change.

About Quaker Voluntary Service:

Quaker Voluntary Service is an 11-month service program operating in Boston, Philadelphia, Minneapolis and Portland, OR.  During their service term, QVS Fellows receive many supports including:

Monthly stipend


Food allowance

Transportation allowance

Health insurance

Four retreats

Programming every other week to engage in Quaker practices and learn about social justice (QVS days)

…and more!

For more details, please visit our website.