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Education & Events Assistant - Applewood: The Charles Stewart Mott Estate/Ruth Mott Foundation - Flint, MI

  • 10 Nov 2016 4:59 PM
    Message # 4377378

    JOB PURPOSE:  To assist the Education & Events Coordinator with a wide variety of administrative and program support services.  Interacts with all foundation staff, however, primary day-to-day interaction is held with Applewood staff, volunteers and vendors.     


    1.      Assists in development, preparation, implementation and evaluation of programs that support and demonstrate the mission, vision and values of the foundation.

    2.      Assists in training, orientation and communication with volunteers.

    3.      Provides administrative support for including bookkeeping and collecting and reporting on statistical data.

    4.      Manages program and event food-related activities consistent with standards of the Michigan Department of Health and with Applewood’s gracious hospitality standards.  Refreshments will use Applewood and locally-grown/raised products to the extent possible, promote biodegradable serving ware, and reflect portion control and allergen/dietary issues sensitivity.

    5.      Creates relationships with Flint businesses, community organizations and residents.

    6.      Manages project-specific groups of volunteers both on- and off-site.

    7.      Assists with off-hour programming and outreach efforts.

    8.      Maintains detailed cost and inventory records to support stewardship of foundation resources.

    9.      Ensures that Applewood produce is processed for future public use or donated to local organizations.

    10.  Assists with on-site convenings.

    Completes other duties as assigned.



    • Minimum of one to two years of education or events related experience required, knowledge of horticulture preferred.
    • Michigan food safety certification required.
    • High level of organizational, records management and time management skills.
    • Excellent customer service, relational and communication skills.Ability to work flexible hours.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, email and web communications.
    • High standards for accuracy and attention to detail.
    Valid driver’s license.


    May need to travel up and down stairs; bend, stoop, and lift to move materials; to pull/push, lift and carry up to 40 pounds; and to reach both above and below shoulder height.  Ability to sit at a computer monitor for long periods of time.

    The above job description is not intended to describe, in detail, the tasks that may be assigned but rather to give the employee a general sense of responsibilities and expectations of the position.  As the nature of business demands change so too may the essential functions of this position

    For more details and how to apply visit: applewood.org

    Last modified: 10 Nov 2016 5:05 PM | Anonymous member

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