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.

Community Agriculture Program and Design Manager [CA]
Feb
28
Mar 31

Community Agriculture Program and Design Manager [CA]

The Community Agriculture Program and Design Manager will work closely with Daron Joffe, also referred to as “Farmer D” on client relations, project management, farm design and programming, sales and project coordination including site visits requiring travel. This position is responsible for producing client facing farm programs and design presentations as well as serving in a thought leadership role on behalf of Leichtag Foundation through its recent acquisition of Farmer D Consulting. This position may work occasional weekends, evenings, and holidays. (read full job description)

Please send your cover letter and resume to jobs@leichtag.org

Mar
8
Apr 7

AMI Urban Farm Manager at VSDB [VA]

The AMI Urban Farm Manager oversees and runs the operations of the 3-acre farm site at the Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind in Staunton, VA. This individual plans and carries out the continued development of the farm site based on the goals of the project, and works closely with the VSDB horticulture teaching staff to carry out garden-based education curriculum at the farm. The Urban Farm Manager is responsible for the organic, sustainable management of all operational aspects of farm production including: plant propagation, cultivation, succession planting, pest and nutrient management, harvesting, processing, distribution, quality and quantity control for all vegetative plantings, both perennial and annual.

CLICK HERE for a complete Urban Farm Manager job description and AMI application form. Please send a single compiled .pdf file that includes a cover letter, resume, AMI application form, and at least 3 professional references to: EDSearch@alleghenymountainschool.org.

No phone calls or mailed applications, please.

Mar
8
Apr 7

Local Food Hub Seeks Food Access Fellow [VA]

The Food Access Fellow will help procure, sort, and deliver fresh, Virginia- grown items to a handful of distribution sites in Charlottesville, serving over 200 individuals and families. The Fellow will assist with distribution, including physical transportation and all coordination with distribution sites. The Fellow will also create and manage support materials and activities related to safe handling of fresh produce and healthy eating and cooking.

Mar
8
Apr 7

AMI Village Manager & Lead Gardener [VA]

The AMI Village Manager & Lead Gardener leads garden planning and activities on the farm while serving as residential advisor, mentor, and cohort manager. The VG assists and reports directly to the Education Director and will work closely with her on farm planning and management as well as curriculum development and instruction. The ideal candidate will have at least three seasons of experience working on a vegetable farm, one season of market garden management, experience living in intentional community, and be comfortable mentoring and teaching peers. Work hours may fluctuate and are dependent on the time of year and organizational needs.

Please click here to apply online.
For more information, email jessa@alleghenymountainschool.org.

No phone calls or mailed applications, please.

Picker, Seasonal Spring-Summer 2017 [FL]
Mar
8
May 31

Picker, Seasonal Spring-Summer 2017 [FL]

Professional picking work available at a diverse organic fruit & vegetable farm. Frog Song Organics has over 40 acres planted for Spring/Summer 2017 and they need help hauling in the abundance. Their team of professional Pickers harvests crops six days per week at a rate that makes gains for the farm while maintaining a high quality product for their customers.

Click to download pdf.

Mar
8
Apr 14

Quality Assurance Manager [FL]

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This job is supported by keeping labor costs below 55% of total revenue. FSO has been able to achieve this number in past seasons and the goal of the QA Manager is to demonstrate a reduction in this cost through competent This position will function as the primary interface between the Pickers and Packing Shed. The QA Manager reports to the Production Manager (PM) in regards to completing daily harvest and packing activities. This position helps all pickers be successful by improving their picking rate and quality over time. The QA Manager will be responsible for ensuring high quality and sufficient quantities of produce picked daily. The QA manager works directly with Pickers and other managers to verify the appearance and sizing/grading of products harvested.

Click to download pdf.

Mar
13
Apr 28

Program Assistant for Internship Program [NC]

This position is to assist in carrying out activities associated with the Sustainable Agriculture Internship program located at CEFS’ Field Research and Outreach Facility at Cherry Farm in Goldsboro, NC from approximately May 31 – July 31.  The Program Assistant will provide an important point of contact for the 12-14 course participants who will live in the dormitories at the University of Mount Olive (in Mt. Olive, NC).  Learn more about CEFS' Summer Sustainable Agriculture Internship Program here

Mar
16
Apr 17

Local Produce Safety Coordinator [Carolinas]

The Local Produce Safety Coordinator is a full time position (40 hours/week) with the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA) and is responsible for offering training and technical assistance to operators of diversified farms seeking USDA Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs)/ Good Handling Practices (GHP) and Harmonized GAP Certification. Click title to read more.


Feb
28
Mar 28

Jones Valley Teaching Farm Fellowship [AL]

The Teaching Farm Fellow supports Jones Valley Teaching Farm (JVTF) staff between Summer 2017 and Summer 2018 in one of several roles at the organization. Each role supports their work and furthers their mission. You can learn more about their work at jvtf.org.

About Jones Valley Teaching Farm Jones Valley Teaching Farm (JVTF) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) located in Birmingham, Alabama. They partner with Birmingham City Schools to deliver Good School Food (GSF), an innovative, hands-on food education program.

Click to download the full description.

Feb
28
Mar 28

Edible Garden Intern [KY]

  • Clermont, KY 40110

Across the nation, people are experiencing a significant shift in thinking about the food they consume and an increased interest in locally grown foods. The Louisville community has seen a growth of farmers markets, an increased use and promotion of locally produced foods by acclaimed local chefs and an increased presence of locally grown and produced specialty products on the shelves of local businesses. One of Bernheim’s mission-driven goals is to provide an understanding of the ecological impacts of large and small scale gardening and how the choices we make affect our “footprint” on the earth. To this end, Bernheim is designing an innovative community garden which highlights the relationships of plants and people, demonstrates regenerative design and ecosystem gardening techniques, sparks and expands the imagination and enlightens the principles of science and nature in living systems through pioneering health, math and science programming. Bernheim’s sustainable community garden will focus on edible plants and landscapes to help visitors of all ages and background understand how they can grow food themselves, at home or in their community. Integral to the design of the garden is the integration of nature art and art created by artists. Hands-on workshops will build much of this garden.

This position is a chance to work in a beautiful, rewarding and innovative place, to learn and to apply regenerative design concepts to gardening. This position entails a 40 hour work week.

Farm Manager [VA]
Feb
20
Mar 20

Farm Manager [VA]

Project GROWS (PG) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit educational farm with a mission to improve the overall health of children and youth in Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta County, Virginia. They connect children to nutritious food through 1) hands-on, garden-based education and 2) access to healthy local food. Project GROWS manages a CSA program and two local farmer’s markets. In addition, PG partners with others to provide a “mobile” farmer’s market serving low-income families.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Project GROWS is looking for an exceptional candidate to fill the role of farm manager. The farm manager will oversee and run all day-to-day farm operations. An interest and enthusiasm for garden-based education is a highly important aspect of this position. The farm manager works with the Project GROWS’ team to facilitate educational tasks on the farm as well as manage volunteers and oversee all sales and donations. The farm manager will possess strong experience and knowledge of ecological, year-round vegetable production, experience managing a team of workers, a demonstrated aptitude to engage and cultivate new relationships within our community, and a strong, self-motivated work ethic.

Click to download the pdf description. Or visit http://www.projectgrows.org/

Farm Intern [TN]
Jan
30
Mar 15

Farm Intern [TN]

Farm Intern/Hired Hand/Renter wanted for ~200 pair Angus/Senepol cow-calf operation in East Tennessee. Farm goals are to maintain reduced-input/low-stress enterprise balancing economics with environmental ethic; particular focus on soil health as well as healthy animals and quality beef. Terms negotiable, references required. Email 317738@gmail.com.

Jan
30
Feb 17

ASAN Development Director [AL]

The Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network (ASAN) is hiring a full-time Development Director! ASAN is a statewide, nonprofit network, founded in 2001, which takes a grassroots peer-to-peer approach to tackling the needs of small-scale, sustainable, diversified producers throughout the state of Alabama.

The Development Director position is new in the organization, and increases the full-time staff of the organization from one to two. The Development Director will spearhead fundraising and development efforts as ASAN continues to grow, and will be based out of Birmingham, AL.

Read the full job description and find details on how to apply at http://asanonline.org/dev.

Deadline to apply is February 17, 2017.

Jan
23
Mar 23

Farm Manager [VA]

The Allegheny Mountain Institute Farm Manager is responsible for most operational aspects of the AMI Farm and Facilities at our Highland County, Virginia Campus. Education of the broader community is a key component of the Allegheny Mountain Institute, and a competitive applicant will have an interest in this area. All of their work is rooted in organic, regenerative agricultural practices, and the AMI Farm Manager should have a deep philosophical and operational agreement with such methods. This position reports to the AMI Executive Director. Work hours may fluctuate and are dependent on the time of year and organizational needs (preparation at the beginning of the season and end of season, for instance). 

TO APPLY: Please see the complete job description and access the AMI application form at www.alleghenymountainsinstitute.org. When applying, please send a single compiled .pdf file that includes a cover letter, resume, AMI application form, and at least 3 professional references to: EDSearch@alleghenymountainschool.org. No phone calls or mailed applications, please. 

Jan
10
Jan 31

Farm Manager / Farmer [TN]

  • Smyrna, Tennessee 37167

Bloomsbury Farm is seeking an experienced individual with strong farming skills to be the Farm Manager / Farmer.  They are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a passion for sustainable farming and community-based agriculture. The farm manager will be responsible for all aspects of daily field operations to ensure that production goals are met. This includes annual fruit and vegetable production, perennial production, and herb production. The person in this role is responsible for maintaining our organic certification, and, as part of this, preparing application packets, recordkeeping, and audit assistance. Key to this role is the ability and strong desire to work collaboratively with a diverse (and truly great) crew to manage the unique challenges of farming.

http://www.bloomsburyfarms.com/careers/

This position will be open until filled.  Applicants will be reviewed as submitted.  Send a resume, cover letter describing your growing philosophy and experience, along with professional references to info@bloomsburyfarms.com.

Please include Farm Manager Position in the subject line and mention where you found this ad.

Jan
9
Jan 31

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 into their third year of operation of their first farm, Finca Tres Robles.

Finca Tres Robles is a 1.25 acre farm just 2 miles east of Houston's downtown, the only privately run and operated farm inside Houston's 610 loop. Using their experience and location, they engage the neighborhood and city on social, business, and political levels to argue the value and need to invest in agricultural infrastructure and skilled farmers.

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. They will be a part of each major aspect of the running of the farm operation. Become a part of a small but devoted group of young farmers working to creatively discuss and work out solutions in this thriving city.

Commitment: 4 Months (February-May) 15-20 hours of work per week (Determined on a case by case basis) with 1-2 Markets/Month

To Apply: Please e-mail a resume and a brief description of yourself.

Contact: tgarciaprats@smallplaces.org

Jan
9
Feb 28

NSAC Policy Specialist [DC]

  • Washington, DC

NSAC is hiring a Policy Specialist to join their DC team!

For a position description and instructions on how to apply, please see the position announcement on their jobs page: http://sustainableagriculture.net/about-us/jobs/

This full-time, salaried position will be part of their policy team focusing on a wide range of federal sustainable farm and food policy issues. They are seeking an applicant for this position with experience in conservation / environmental policy; the position portfolio also includes a role in NSAC's racial equity work.

NSAC is actively seeking applications from folks historically under-represented in this field, including but not limited to women and people of color.

Jan
9
Jan 20

Production Garden Manager [TN]

Nashville Food Project would like to post the following position: 

Production Garden Manager Position Summary

The Nashville Food Project (TNFP) Production Garden Manager maximizes organic food production for TNFP meals program and oversees ecosystem components of all TNFP gardens with an emphasis on long-term sustainable practices. The production garden manager works with individual volunteers, groups and interns to complete the daily tasks of garden production with the goal of engaging diverse people in urban agriculture and cultivating community in our gardens. 

Applications accepted on a rolling basis through Friday, January 20, 2017. Applicants should submit a resume, along with a letter of interest highlighting the ways in which your strengths might contribute to a vibrant food justice nonprofit, to: info@thenashvillefoodproject.org. To learn more about The Nashville Food Project visit www.thenashvillefoodproject.org.

Jan
3
Feb 3

Farm Manager [AL]

  • Nauvoo, AL 35578

The McDowell Farm School is located in rural Alabama, about an hour outside of Birmingham. It is a residential teaching farm where K - 12 classrooms come out for an average of three days. Although it's rural, there are many visitors and events on the property so it is easy to meet people. The team is in search of a new Farm Manager

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
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
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.

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
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
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.

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
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.

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
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
20
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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.