Added Value is a non-profit organization promoting the sustainable development of Red Hook by nurturing a new generation of young leaders. We work towards this goal by creating opportunities for the youth of South Brooklyn to expand their knowledge base, develop new skills and positively engage with their community through the operation of a socially responsible urban farming enterprise.
Added Value carries out its mission by operating two urban farms and a community composting program in partnership with other local organizations and City agencies. Programs include a CSA, Farm Stand, Farm Based Learning initiative with local elementary schools, Youth Empowerment Program, service projects with partners such as New York Cares, and Urban Agriculture and Composting job training in partnership with Green City Force.
Added Value seeks a dynamic leader who has the strategic acumen, intuition, and energy to provide leadership and management that will allow Added Value to continue to grow and develop, to ensure all aspects of the organization are functioning optimally, and to serve asAdded Value'schief public spokesperson and who, in collaboration with the board of directors, develops and fulfills theorganizations mission and strategic goals and objectives.
After an award winning thirteen years of progress, Added Value's visionary founder has moved on to new challenges. The Board of Directors and an Interim Executive Diretor are managing the organization along with two staff members. The New Executive Director will have an opportunity to direct an organization that is growing and evolving.
How to apply
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to