Operations Manager

Telecommute · Berkeley, California, United States


About the Castanea Fellowship: The Castanea Fellowship is a new fellowship for established leaders working at the intersections of food, health, environment, agriculture, regional economies, and community development. Castanea Fellows are building power and shift cultures and institutions towards a more healthy, equitable and sustainable food system. We provide them the time, space, skills, and resources they need to connect and innovate on long term solutions to foster vibrant communities. The core values that drive Castanea Fellowship are racial equity, diversity, and impact. Learn more about who we are and what we do at: www.castaneafellowship.org

About the Operations Manager: Working with the Castanea Fellowship Steering Committee, and under direction of the Executive Director, the Operations Manager oversees the completion of projects and manages the day-to-day operations of the Castanea Fellowship, including scheduling and organizing meeting and events, processing financial reimbursements, providing budget tracking support, and providing project management support. This position also assists in communications and outreach to the Castanea Fellowship community, which includes partners, potential applicants, and advisors. We strongly encourage applicants with personal experience confronting the challenges of our current food system to apply, as well as, people with experience in multi-racial and multi-sector driven organizations.


The essential responsibilities of the position are included, but not limited to, the items listed below:






Desired Qualifications


This is a part-time, exempt, salaried position that will average thirty hours per week and includes a generous benefits package. Pay is $52,000-$60,000 depending on experience ($70,000-$80,000 FTE). Some travel will be required for event coordination, which will be about two times per year. Position is remote, Bay Area applicants preferred for meetings in our Berkeley, California office, but all applicants welcome.

Castanea Fellowshipis a project of Windward Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. Windward Fund is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. Windward Fund ‘s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We will accept applications until December 18th, 2018.

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