Jobs

Welcome to the Jobs page. To find out more about a particular listing, just click on the Job title. Please feel free to submit your items for posting consideration to info@ssawg.org.

Sep
20
Jan 27

SSARE Administrative Council Seeks NGO Nominations

The Administrative Council of the Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SSARE) program is seeking nominations of non-governmental organization (NGO) representatives with expertise in sustainable agriculture and its impact on the environment and rural communities to replace an outgoing Administrative Council member. NGO members are directly involved in setting the goals of the Southern Region SARE program. Nominations from all 13 states in the southern region, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands will be considered.

Sep
28
Jan 27

SSARE Administrative Council Seeks Producer Nominations

The Administrative Council of the Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SSARE) program is seeking nominations of a producer experienced with sustainable agriculture and its impact on the environment and rural communities to replace an outgoing Administrative Council member. Producer members are directly involved in setting the goals of the Southern SARE program. One producer seat will be filled. Producer nominations from all 13 states in the southern region, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands will be considered. Click on title to learn more.

Nov
9
Feb 1

2017 Allegheny Mountain Institute Fellowship Program

Allegheny Mountain Institute (AMI) is seeking inspiring individuals to participate in the sixth cohort of our AMI Fellowship program. The 18-month Fellowship prepares and empowers individuals to become teachers and ambassadors for a more vibrant and accessible local food system.  The Fellowship is a program of AMI, an educational non-profit organization with the mission to cultivate healthy communities through food and education.

Phase I (April 30-November 1, 2017)

In the first phase of the program, Fellows connect with the food system as they live, work and study on the mountain farm campus in rural Highland County, Virginia.  Fellows gain a full season of experience in sustainable growing methods, small animal husbandry, and rotational livestock grazing on a diversified farm.  In addition, Fellows study topics such as permaculture design, whole foods preparation and preservation, wellness and nutrition, land stewardship, leadership, and community development through hands-on experience on the farm, expert guest instructors, field trips and daily educational sessions.  Upon successful completion of their Phase I training, AMI Fellows receive a $1,000 stipend.

Phase II (January 1- December 31, 2018)

AMI Fellows apply their Phase I training as they work on community projects focused on building healthy communities through food and education. Working with AMI and other Partner Organizations, Senior Fellows build organizational capacity and launch new programs such as: building community gardens, developing school gardens and site-based curriculum, advocating for sustainable land use, and teaching nutrition and cooking for a healthy lifestyle.  Supported by the AMI network, Senior Fellows continue to meet regularly for leadership and professional development. Fellows receive a monthly stipend of $1,500 (subject to payroll taxes) and a Permaculture Design Certificate upon successful completion of the year.

Applicants must be physically fit, able to lift 50 pounds, walk distances up and down steep hills, work outdoors for extended periods of the day, and be comfortable living and working communally as a team in a remote, mountain setting.

Applications are due by February 1, 2017 and are available at: www.alleghenymountaininstitute.org

For more information and questions, please visit www.alleghenymountaininstitute.org, the Allegheny Mountain Institute Facebook page or email info@alleghenymountainschool.org

Farm Manager for NCAT [MS]
Nov
30
Dec 30

Farm Manager for NCAT [MS]

  • Jackson, MS

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated, enthusiastic individual to grow and manage a small-scale demonstration farm and to share their knowledge with young people, community members, and other farmers in the region. This full time position requires a strong, practical knowledge of agricultural skills and farm management, and a passionate commitment to providing specific foods for improved public health.

Nov
30
Feb 5

​Summer ​Apprenticeships [NC]

Applications are being accepted through February 5, 2017 for NC Growing Together Local Food Supply Chain Summer pprenticeships. Be part of the food system change happening in North Carolina and around the country!

hrough an exciting 8-week program, apprentices will have the opportunity to work with local food hubs, businesses and organizations and gain hands-on training related to local food systems and value chains work.

Questions? Contact Eliot Lee: elee17@ncsu.edu

https://www.ncgrowingtogether.org/summer-apprenticeship/

North Carolina Growing Together is a five year USDA-funded project based at the Center for Environmental Farming System. It aims to bring more locally-produced foods into mainstream markets, strengthening the economics of small to mid-size farm and fishing operations and their communities.

Nov
30
Dec 16

Farm Education Director

Arcadia is looking for a vibrant, organized and creative Farm Education Director! The Arcadia Farm Education Director directs and oversees Arcadia’s Farm & Nutrition Education Programs, a rich mosaic of Farm to School and summer Farm Education programs that serve approximately 2,700 schoolchildren in the greater Washington, D.C. area each year.  Arcadia’s mission is to create a more equitable and sustainable local foodsystem, which will improve the health of our community, increase the viability of local farmers, and preserve the environment for future generations.

Nov
30
Dec 23

Farm Apprentice [FL]

  • Tampa, FL

Sweetwater is recruiting for a Farm Apprentice to dig right in and learn the basics of sustainable farming through our full-time hands-on program. Apprentices live on farm property in the Apprentice house and receive a stipend of $100 a week. Each Apprentice has their own private sleeping area, and will share a common area that includes a full kitchen, bathroom with shower, and living area with an enclosed porch. The house has Wi-Fi for internet access. Apprentices work with Farmers 40-45 hours for 5 days of the week (including weekends).


Nov
21
Nov 25

Wholesale Readiness Manager & Wholesale Readiness Coordinator, Food Safety [GA]

Wholesale Readiness Manager & Wholesale Readiness Coordinator, Food Safety. They are both nine month positions, starting in January, with the potential for renewal. For full job descriptions and application information: http://www.globalgrowers.org/jobs/

The mission of Global Growers Network is to create opportunities in sustainable agriculture in Georgia, by growing good food, training farmers, and providing economic opportunity. Based in metro-Atlanta, Global Growers grew out of the tremendous demand among international farmers, many who came to Atlanta as refugees of war, to reconnect to their agricultural heritage in their new home. Recognizing this exceptional talent, Global Growers connects local families to land, education, and markets in order to build healthier communities and strengthen our local economy. We are committed to cultivating diverse farmers who are traditionally under served by mainstream agricultural service providers.

Nov
14
Nov 20

Program Analyst Fellowship Opportunity [VA]

SNAP is seeking to hire highly motivated individuals as Program Analysts in the Program Design Branch at FNS’ National Office in Alexandria, VA.  If you want to apply your knowledge and skills towards increasing food security, there is a challenging and rewarding career waiting for you with SNAP.

Nov
9
Dec 5

Volunteer and Education Coordinator Position [VA]

The Volunteer and Education Coordinator supervises volunteers, leads on-farm educational programming, and provides direction, coordination, and consultation for all volunteer functions at Shalom Farms, Richmond, VA.

Primary Responsibilities:

Manage communication and scheduling with volunteers and visiting groups With assistance from Farm Manager and Assistant Farm Manager, develop weekly and daily work plans based on the schedule of individual and group volunteers.

Lead educational programming including farm tours and lessons for visitors of all ages Manage and lead volunteer individuals and groups in completion of daily farm tasks, determining appropriate tasks based on volunteer age, skill level, group size, etc Perform or ensure entry of data pertaining to volunteer participation at the farm Help oversee implementation of a system for evaluation of the volunteer experience at the farm Conduct outreach for volunteer and educational programs as needed Work with fund development manager to utilize social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) as an outreach tool and to recognize volunteers and farm accomplishments Create and implement, with support from Executive Director and Farm Manager, new educational and volunteer programs at the farm Participate in general farm labor

Candidate Qualities:

  • Loves meeting and working with new people
  • Enjoys educating about food justice issues and sustainable agriculture
  • Possesses strong and polished interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task in highly stressful situations
  • Creative, strategic and analytical thinker with the ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize work to meet deadlines
  • Shows excellent leadership and supervision skills in management of volunteers
  • Demonstrates flexibility and comfort in working with diverse populations
  • Willingness to work hard in difficult weather conditions
  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills.
  • Comfortable performing office tasks and proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Comfortable with public speaking

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred,  with two or more years of experience in one or more of the following fields: education, sustainable agriculture, ministry, community health/public health, and/or social work.
  • Experience working with diverse groups, including ability to reach across racial, ethnic, generational, socioeconomic, and faith lines.
  • Supervisory and/or teaching experience strongly preferred
  • Experience working on diversified, sustainable farm strongly preferred

Compensation commensurate with experience. Full health and dental benefits provided.

Please send cover letter, 2-3 references, and resume and/or CV to info@shalomfarms.org

Nov
9
Dec 5

Shalom Farms Seeks a Farmer in Residence Intern [VA]

The Farmer in Residence will assist the farm staff (including farm manager, assistant farm manager, and volunteer coordinator) in all manner of farm work.

The Farmer in Residence must have a strong desire to learn and a willingness to work hard. Farming or gardening experience is strongly preferred. The Farmer in Residence must be prepared for strenuous labor under potentially extreme weather conditions.

Nov
7
Dec 7

Short Term Contract Position with Health Care Without Harm [GA]

Health Care Without Harm seeks to engage a consultant who is active in and familiar with the Southeast region’s food systems work and partners, to assess opportunities and plan the approach for creating a Southeast Regional Innovation Program to support our already robust network of engaged facilities, health professionals, and NGO and governmental partners throughout the country.

Health Care Without Harm seeks to engage a consultant who is active in and familiar with the Georgia and greater Southeast area (to include NC, SC, GA, and the Florida panhandle) region’s food systems work and partners, to help us to assess opportunities and plan the approach for creating a Healthy Food in Health Care Regional Innovation Program.

Download the RFP and job description here.

All submissions and inquiries should be electronically directed to: Jennifer Obadia, Eastern US Director, Healthy Food in Health Care Program jobs@hcwh.org. The subject line should read HFHC SE GA–Internal.

Nov
7
Dec 7

Short Term Contract Position with Health Care Without Harm [LA]

Health Care Without Harm seeks to engage a consultant who is active in and familiar with the Southeast region’s food systems work and partners, to assess opportunities and plan the approach for creating a Southeast Regional Innovation Program to support our already robust network of engaged facilities, health professionals, and NGO and governmental partners throughout the country.

Health Care Without Harm seeks to engage a consultant who is active in and familiar with the New Orleans and greater Southeast area (to include LA, AL, MS and the Florida panhandle) region’s food systems work and partners, to help us to assess opportunities and plan the approach for creating a Healthy Food in Health Care Regional Innovation Program.

Download the RFP and job description here.

All submissions and inquiries should be electronically directed to: Jennifer Obadia, Eastern US Director, Healthy Food in Health Care Program jobs@hcwh.org. The subject line should read HFHC SE LA–Internal.

Nov
7
Nov 30

Finance Director for Appalachian Sustainable Development

Appalachian Sustainable Development (ASD) is seeking a Finance Director. This is a unique opportunity for the right candidate. You are an experienced and entrepreneurial professional excited to roll up your sleeves and lead. You will be a senior manager in an organization with approximately 20 staff and a budget approaching $2.5 million.

The director will spearhead all efforts related to financial management, including budgeting and projections, accounting and reporting, bookkeeping, grant management and audit/compliance. The right candidate will have the ability to provide strategic, financial and business leadership, be a resource to and partner with the Executive Director and the Board as well as manage core financial functions. 

Summary of Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a minimum of 6-8 years of nonprofit financial management experience. Experience managing finances for multiple enterprises within an organization is a plus. CPA is a plus.

Location and Compensation: The position will be based in ASD’s main office in Abingdon, VA. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

For more details and to apply, go to:   http://asdevelop.org/jobopp/

Sep
28
Nov 30

Farmer Democracy Coordinator [NC]

The Farmer Democracy Coordinator will be responsible for the success of RAFI’s Center for Cooperative and Farm Enterprise Development by ensuring seamless management, coordination, and delivery of high-quality technical assistance services to vulnerable farmer communities in North Carolina. The Farmer Democracy Coordinator will play a key role in the execution of the Farmer Leadership Network, cooperative development services, and risk management education, as well as serving as the point-of-contact for the farmer hotline and historically underserved producer issues. The Farmer Democracy Coordinator may also provide assistance to related RAFI projects. This position is full-time. Click title to learn more.

Sep
28
Oct 28

Wilson Gardens Sales Team Leader

  • Wilson, Arkansas

Wilson Gardens is a diversified farm in the AR Delta, raising produce, flowers, herbs, and livestock, using organic and sustainable methodology. It is a young, dynamic, high-energy company looking for dedicated team members who are passionate about their philosophy and growing with the company.

They are seeking an individual to work with the Farm Director in the development of the Sales program at Wilson Gardens. This is a great opportunity for the right person to have a direct impact on the growth and success of an innovative, new, local food company. We’re looking for someone who’s hard-working, with positive energy and ideas, and enjoys meeting new people.

Download this pdf to learn more.

Sep
27
Oct 27

Farm Assistant

High Hope Farm is a small and vibrant farm in in the prairie country of Northeast Mississippi. We are currently looking for a farm resident to work with us in our “naturally raised, gently tended” grass-fed beef and lamb operation.  We can offer a monthly stipend, adequate room and board with healthy farm grown meat, vegetables and fruit – plus we will provide additional opportunities along with support and resources for the right person to earn extra income on his\her own initiative with bees, mushrooms, chickens, herbs, other small ruminants, etc. Some animal husbandry experience is helpful but not necessary. A strong work ethic, love of the outdoors, a commitment to sustainable farm practices, honesty and dependability are essential. Visit the website at www.highhopefarm.com or on Facebook at High Hope Farm. Serious inquiries only to Johnny Wray at jwray@wildblue.net

Sep
20
11:30 am11:30

Wallace Center Programs Director [VA]

  • VA

The Wallace Center Programs Director will provide leadership within the Wallace Center for program management, fund development, and staff development. This position will work closely with the Wallace Center Director to optimize management of current programs and help grow the scope and size of our programs. Programming areas include those within Wallace Center’s market based strategies that focus regional food systems, sustainable agriculture, food safety and capacity building through technical assistance and training programs. Program responsibilities will include designing, implementing and managing the completion of some or all project deliverables including evaluations and reporting. Additionally, the Program Director will manage staff and take steps to mentor and build their capacity for effective project management practices and professional development. As a member of the Wallace Center staff, the Program Director will initiate and direct program/project planning, development of funding, and preparation of major proposals, and when appropriate as part of the Enterprise and Agriculture unit as a whole.

Programs Director Job Listing.

 

Sep
20
Oct 20

Wallace Center Program Officer [VA or AR]

The Wallace Center Program Officer will provide overall management for the Pasture Project including implementation, administration, monitoring and evaluating results and impact, budget management, and reporting. This position will focus work on the Pasture Project initiative, while contributing to other projects and fund development efforts as appropriate.  In addition, the successful candidate will lead the project team in regularly revisiting and renewing the project strategy for change and impact and lead efforts for continued and expanded project funding. 

Program Officer Job Description.

Sep
20
Oct 20

Curriculum Consultant [FL]

  • St. Petersburg, FL

To collaborate with EPPP's Director of Education and the Pinellas County Schools' (PCS) administrative and teaching staff in writing an elementary school educational garden directory and science curriculum as specified in the Healthy Schools for Healthy Children Project. This is a contractual position for about 7 months and about 25 hours per week. Click job title to learn more.

Sep
20
Oct 20

Educational Garden and Farm Director [FL]

  • St. Petersburg, Florida

The Edible Peace Patch Project (EPPP) engages community volunteers in meaningful innovative garden projects that combine education and practice. EPPP is seeking an experienced and dedicated Educational Garden and Farm Director to share fully in our mission to cultivate healthy minds and bodies. Click on job title to learn more.

Sep
20
Oct 20

Part-time Bookkeeper [GA]

  • College Park, GA

The American Community Gardening Association is a national organization located in College Park, GA seeking a very part-time bookkeeper. This position requires at least one visit a month to the home office.

Services required:

  • Assist accountant & treasurer with information for tax returns.
  • Monthly verify bank deposits.
  • Verify journal entries.
  • Checkbook reconciliation.
  • Verify credit card transactions and QuickBook entries.
  • Prepare monthly transaction reports from Quickbooks and other financial reports as required.
  • required to come in at least once a month

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Well versed with QuickBooks Pro and Excel
  • Knows double entry accounting
  • Detail oriented
  • Mathematically inclined
  • Team player, self-starter

Compensation: $100/month

Send resume and cover letter to info@communitygarden.org

 

Aug
26
Sep 23

Wallace Center Program Associate

The Program Associate will work closely with Program Officer and provide support for a number of the Center’s initiatives and projects that intersect and focus on expanding local and regional food systems that provide opportunities for farmers, local food businesses and communities, including the National Good Food Network, the Food Hub Collaboration, Practical Food Safety for Farmers and Handlers, and FoodLINC. This position will also assist with new program design and development of new funding opportunities.

Program Associate 1, Sustainable and Equitable Food Systems

Aug
26
Sep 16

Program Associate, Sustainable Agriculture

The Program Associate will work closely with Program Officer and provide support for The Pasture Project and other initiatives and projects at the Wallace Center that intersect and focus on expanding local and regional food systems that provide opportunities for farmers, local food businesses and communities. This position will also assist with new program design and development of new funding opportunities.

Program Associate 1, Sustainable Agriculture

Aug
26
Sep 23

Virginia Tech Sustainability Manager [VA]

  • Blacksburg, VA 24061

Lead the direction of the sustainability program for Virginia Tech Dining Services and Housing & Residential Life. Program development will encompass evaluating any current practices having an environmental impact; researching and evaluating options to reduce that impact including feasibility; cost and overall campus impact; and leading the implementation of new programs and practices. Provide guidance and support for staff on sustainability programs while taking into account the needs of a foodservice operation.

Full description here: https://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/68590

Aug
19
Aug 31

Farm Apprenticeship [TX]

  • Houston, TX

Small Places LLC (www.smallplaces.org) is a startup working to use agriculture to address Houston's food access and diet-related health issues. They are young farmers beginning their third year of establishing their first farm, Finca Tres Robles, in Houston’s East End.

Initially, apprentices will work side by side with the farmers but will begin to take work on their own as they grow in comfort and knowledge of the different processes of the farm.

Click to learn more.

Aug
19
Aug 22

Public Policy Manager [TX]

The Public Policy Manager will support Feeding Texas' general external communications and public policy advocacy, with the goals of increasing positive awareness of the Feeding Texas brand; increasing resonance with Feeding Texas' core messages among key audiences; and increasing the mobilization of these same audiences to take action in support of these messages.

Feeding Texas leads a unified effort for a hunger-free Texas. Since 1986, Feeding Texas has moved millions of hungry Texans toward food security through a statewide network of food banks, strengthened the collective response to hunger through collaboration and scaling success, and led the public conversation needed to solve hunger in Texas.

Learn more here.

Aug
3
Aug 31

Extension Administrator [NC]

The Associate Dean/Extension Administrator will lead the institution’s educational outreach, Extension, and engagement efforts with external communities to extend and apply the organization’s knowledge, expertise, and resource capabilities to improve local, state, and regional economic interests and quality of life. The administrator’s duties also require collaborations with business, industry, government, other universities, individuals, and groups to address a wide range of issues and challenges facing the larger community especially those with limited resources.

Click here for job description: https://jobs.ncat.edu/postings/10352

Aug
3
Aug 26

Animal Science Specialist [NC]

This position provides educational leadership in the development, implementation, and evaluation of research based, integrative statewide Extension programs that meet the needs of limited-resource and socially-disadvantaged audiences. Delivers training and educational support materials for field staff and their clientele/customers in animal science, consistent with the philosophy, policy and overall mission, goals and educational objectives of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Program. Specifically, the Extension Specialist in Animal Science leads a collaborative team of researchers, Extension associates, Extension agents, technicians, and key stakeholders to determine the educational needs of small, part-time, and limited resource livestock producers and develop curricula in response to those needs.

NC A&T is a partner of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems www.cefsnc.org 

Click here for full job description:  https://jobs.ncat.edu/postings/10520

Aug
3
Aug 15

Agricultural and Natural Resources (ANR) Program Leader [NC]

The Agricultural and Natural Resources (ANR) Program Leader provides leadership and coordination for the development and implementation of the statewide agriculture and natural resources program to fulfill the mission and objectives of the N.C. A&T Cooperative Extension Program and the North Carolina Cooperative Extension System. The position is responsible for managing NC A&T’s Extension specialists and associates in coordination with county agents and agriculture technicians to achieve a comprehensive and collaborative statewide ANR program that impacts the economic, environmental or social conditions of small, socially disadvantaged, and minority farmers in North Carolina.

Click here for full job description: https://jobs.ncat.edu/postings/10399

Aug
3
Aug 19

Child Nutrition Coordinator [VA]

Since 1981, the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore, a member of Feeding America™ and the Federation of Virginia Food Banks, has been providing food for hungry people throughout Southeastern Virginia and on the Eastern Shore. In our mission to lead the effort to eliminate hunger in our community, the Foodbank has distributed over 291.3 million pounds of food equating to over 242.9 million meals throughout our 4,745 square mile service area, which includes the cities of Norfolk, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Franklin and Virginia Beach as well as the counties of Southampton, Northampton, Sussex, Isle of Wight and Accomack. During the 2014-2015 fiscal year, the Foodbank distributed over 19.3 million pounds of food equating to 16.1 million meals to the community. Click post title to learn more.

Aug
3
Aug 19

NSAC Policy Intern [DC]

  • Washington, DC

The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) is currently seeking a Policy Intern for the fall term beginning late August 2016 and lasting until early January 2017.  This position is paid, full time, and is located at NSAC’s DC office on Capitol Hill. For more information and instructions on how to apply, please see the position description at:

http://sustainableagriculture.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/NSAC-Policy-Internship-Posting-Fall-2016.pdf

Aug
3
Aug 16

Field and Fork Farm and Gardens Coordinator [FL]

  • Gainesville, FL

Field and Fork Farm and Gardens Coordinator - University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences The Field and Fork Farm and Gardens seek to provide students, faculty, staff and visitors with the opportunity to engage in a community of collaboration and learning about sustainable food systems. The vision is to offer spaces at UF where individuals can take courses, engage with demonstrations, and participate in activities that focus on sustainable practices and food systems at multiple scales from a home, community garden, or small/urban farm to large scale production. For full details: http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/498277/agricultural-assistant-iii

Aug
3
Aug 31

NSAC is Hiring a Grassroots Fellow

  • Washington, DC

The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) is currently seeking a Grassroots Fellow for 2016-2017, beginning in September 2016 and ending in May 2017. This nine-month fellowship position is paid, full time, and located at NSAC’s DC office on Capitol Hill. For more information and instructions on how to apply, please see the position description.

http://sustainableagriculture.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/NSAC-Grassroots-Fellowship-Posting.pdf

Jul
27
Aug 12

Programs Director at WhyHunger [NY]

WhyHunger is hiring a U.S. Programs Director who will lead the two existing U.S.-based programs:  the Nourish Network for the Right to Food and the Grassroots Action Network, and coordinate and collaborate on projects and initiatives with the Global Movements Program. The U.S. Programs Director will ensure that WhyHunger’s U.S.-based goals, outcomes and strategies are rooted in the organization’s theory of change that envisions resilient, powerful and unified networks and alliances of grassroots leaders and community-based organizations working at the intersection of the root causes of hunger and poverty to build and strengthen movements to transform our current food system into one that nourishes whole communities and ensures the rights of all people to food, land, water and sustainable livelihoods.

The U.S. Programs Director will lead, supervise and mentor staff of the U.S. Programs and work to build their capacity to provide support to grassroots-based organizations around the country, and emerging grassroots-led alliances. The position requires an experienced program manager, strategic thinker, organizer, and skilled advocate of grassroots leadership. The position requires someone who is highly organized, a strong writer and verbal communicator, a facilitative leader who appreciates and cultivates the creative wisdom and collective spirit that can be found in teams invested in shared learning and common struggle. The position requires a strategist with significant knowledge and experience in the intersectional issues of hunger, poverty, social movements, and the right to food and nutrition.

To apply:  http://www.idealist.org/view/job/Wj4JSHxHbTnp/

Jul
18
4:30 pm16:30

Senior Policy Associate

  • Santa Cruz, CA 95060

The Organic Farming Research Foundation is seeking a Senior Policy Associate to coordinate legislative and regulatory campaigns that support the needs of organic farmers. This is a full-time, exempt position, eligible for benefits and based in Washington, DC. Candidates in California may be considered to work from our Santa Cruz, CA home office on a case-by-case basis.  

This high-profile position offers great opportunity for the right candidate to interact with federal agencies’ staff and political officials, and to help shape the future of food and agriculture throughout the U.S. The Senior Policy Associate reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for monitoring federal policy, advocating for the needs of organic growers, and engaging farmers in the policy making process.