Employment Opportunities

Work for our fast growing non-profit in Oakland as we celebrate our 12th year and enter the next stage of rapid growth. Our mission is to create strong neighborhood connections that promote sustainable green practices and support Oakland’s designation as one of the greenest cities in the country. We are proud of our track record of helping other non-profits beautify their workspaces, gardens and classrooms by giving plants away at no cost. We now have 3 locations in Oakland including an office, a warehouse and a pop-up event site.

Executive Director
This is currently a hands-on job with 2 paid staff, a dedicated team of 30 key volunteers and our friendly committed Board of Directors who help set policy. The new Executive Director will have the ability to look at the growing demand for ecological balance and sustainability to develop growth opportunities and to make effective decisions regarding the future and growth of the organization. The key responsibilities are: strategic vision, program/service development, fund raising, and growing our volunteer teams. The ED’s success depends upon and grows out of our great reputation and strong relationships with clients, volunteers, donors and members of the community. We are searching for someone who brings demonstrated success in relationship building, fund raising, and the creation of community partnerships. Read more here.

Communication and Events Virtuoso
This key role will fill our growing need for increased marketing and outreach efforts. You will use our social media channels, website, newsletter, and print collateral to reach wider audiences, increase engagement, form partnerships with other sister organizations, and attract new members to the Plant Exchange community. Read more here.

We invite you to join our team of dedicated staff and volunteers!