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KRC is seeking a part-time person
05/02/2019
 
As we kick into high gear to organize and plan the 2019 fall conference in what is KRC's 40th Anniversary year, we could use some extra help.
 
This is  a contract position for 5 to 10 hours per week from June through mid-November at $15/hour (or up to $3600 for 24 weeks). Hours are flexible. You will work from your own home with oversight from KRC staff via participation in planning calls and meetings.
 
Tasks include: helping with  conference logistics ( registrations, compiling materials  sponsor follow-up and tracking, assisting the conference coordinator with some food foraging and planning, technology set up, and helping with media and communications for fund raising.
 
Criteria: Must be detail oriented, and proficient in Excel, Access, and Constant Contact system; and a team player. Must be committed to KRC's work toward aa quality conference and communications, and a sustainable food system. 
 
Timeframe: Must be available June 1 through November 12 (Conference is Nov. 8-9) but hours worked are flexible.
 
Excellent opportunity for a student looking for experience working for a non-profit, or someone wanting to contribute their talents to KRC and sustainable food system work, or looking for a little extra cash while working for a well established  organization.
 
Contact Mary Fund at [email protected] for more information, or Natalie Fullerton at [email protected]
 
 
May 20 Workshop in Wichita:
  Pesticides, Pollinators and Drift: What We Need to Know
 
The Kansas Rural Center (KRC) will host a "Pesticides, Pollinators and Drift: What You Need to Know" workshop on Monday, May 20, 2019, in Wichita. The workshop will focus on the impacts of pesticides and herbicides on pollinators, beekeepers, farmers and local foods' initiatives. Farmers, gardeners, beekeepers, conservationists, pollinator proponents and local foods' advocates will gain a broad view of the role of pesticides in our farm and food system.
 
The workshop will be held in the Sunflower Room at the Sedgwick County Extension Education Center, 7001 W 21st Street N., Wichita, Kansas, on Monday, May 20, from 9 am - 4 pm. Lunch will be served by a local catering company. Registration is $10 and is required by Thursday, May 16, in order to ensure an accurate count for lunch.
 
Register Today by clicking  HERE
 
For more information go to: KRC website
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