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
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

 

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

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

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
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.

 

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.

Jul
18
Aug 18

Harvest Crew and Packing House Employee

  • Smyrna, Tennessee

Bloomsbury Farm is seeking a motivated person to assist in the picking and packaging of produce. Experience in the proper picking and handling of produce is desired, but not required. Highly qualified individuals will know the proper techniques for picking, handling, transporting, and packaging of produce. Position is temporary (around 3 months) with the potential to be extended.

Hours: Monday- Friday 6 a.m. till close. We work long days during the summer and shorter days during the winter.

Bloomsbury Farm is a Certified GAP and Organic farm that produces a variety of vegetables, fruits, herbs, wheat grass, sprouts, and shoots. We are a diversified farm that sells in a number of different markets, from CSA shares to wholesale. We have vibrant 200 member CSA program, five farmers markets, sell to local restaurants, groceries and wholesalers. 

Email resume to info@bloomsburyfarms.com

http://www.bloomsburyfarms.com/

Jul
11
Jul 15

Farm Direct Projects Manager [TX]

Job Description:  SFC is seeking a creative, knowledgeable and hard-working individual to guide SFC’s evolving Farm to School programming efforts in conjunction with multiple partners, serve as an advocate for local farmers, provide management and administrative oversight for Farm Direct projects and project staff, and represent the Farm Direct program and SFC in the community.

Click on post title to learn more.

Jul
11
Jul 20

Community Garden Associate [TN]

  • Memphis, TN 38126

Memphis Tilth is a nonprofit collective housing like-missioned initiatives for land, food, people, and place. Their mission is to cultivate collective action for an economically sustainable, socially equitable, and environmentally sound local food system. 

The Community Garden Associate will assist the Community Garden Manager and Community Garden Organizer with seasonal gardening maintenance, community outreach/events, and administrative needs.

This is a part-time, 20 hour/week, paid internship from August-November 2016. This position will report to the Community Garden Program Manager and Organizer, and is based at the Memphis Tilth headquarters in the 38126 neighborhood. This position requires some work on weekends and evenings; it is required to have a flexible schedule and a reliable form of transportation.

To view the complete job description, please visit this site: http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Memphis-Tilth/jobs/Community-Garden-Associate-ecdfcda259def20b?q=memphis+tilth

TO APPLY:

Interested parties must submit a cover letter that includes relevant experience and a resume to info@memphistilth.org by Wednesday, July 20, 2016. 

Jul
11
Aug 11

Education Apprentice [FL]

  • Tampa, Florida 33634

Sweetwater Organic Community Farm is a non-profit, community-supported, urban farm and educational center located in Tampa FL. Through their hands-on programs, visitors of all ages learn sustainable agriculture techniques and foster appropriate land stewardship.

They are hiring one Education Apprentice to work seasonally from Sept./Oct. through the end of April/May teaching visiting students about organic agriculture and growing organic produce. Bending, lifting, walking and carrying bins of produce are part of the daily routine. The Education Apprentice will work closely with the Education Program Manager to organize and lead field trips, attend community outreach events, designing creative educational activities, and maintaining educational "Future Farmer" garden, herb garden, and other areas overseen by the program.

Jul
11
Aug 1

CFSA South Carolina Policy Coordinator

  • Columbia, SC USA

The SC Policy Coordinator is a full-time, salaried position (40 hours/week) with the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA).  The position is based in Columbia, SC. The SC Policy Coordinator works as part of the Policy Team to advocate for state policies that better support local food, organic farming, and resilient regional food systems.

Jul
11
Jul 20

Community Garden Organizer [TN]

  • Memphis, TN 38126

Memphis Tilth is a nonprofit collective housing like-missioned initiatives for land, food, people, and place. Their mission is to cultivate collective action for an economically sustainable, socially equitable, and environmentally sound local food system. 

The Community Garden Organizer must possess a strong community organizing background, interpersonal and organizational skills, public speaking and education background, horticulture and urban farming knowledge, and a passion for community gardening, health, and social justice.

This is a full-time, 40 hour/week, exempt position that will report to the Community Garden Program Manager and will be based at the Memphis Tilth headquarters in the 38126 neighborhood. This position requires some work on weekends and evenings; it is required to have a flexible schedule and a reliable form of transportation.

To view the complete job description, please visit this site: http://www.goodfoodjobs.com/jobs/85572/community-garden-organizer.html

TO APPLY:

Interested parties must submit (1) a cover letter that includes relevant experience, achievements, and 3 professional references; (2) a resume to info@memphistilth.org by Wednesday, July 20, 2016. 

Jul
11
Aug 11

Assistant Farm Manager [GA]

  • Talking Rock, GA 30175

Harvest Table Farm is currently seeking an energetic, responsible team player to fill their Assistant Farm Manager position. This position is ideal for someone who would like to further their knowledge of vegetable farming, while learning from a farmer who has been in the business for 15 years. 

Harvest Table Farm offers a diversity of organically-grown (not certified) vegetables for local farmers market and restaurant sales. They take great care to provide their customers with high quality produce. As a result, they have well-established niche in the marketplace and a dedicated customer base.  

Grants Coordinator [GA]
Jun
27
Jul 15

Grants Coordinator [GA]

Food Well Alliance is hiring a Grants Coordinator!

Food Well Alliance was launched in 2015, in partnership with the Atlanta Community Food Bank, to support and grow a resilient local food movement in Atlanta by facilitating collaboration, promoting innovation and mobilizing capital.

Food Well Alliance makes strategic investments in local food organizations and provides access to capacity-building resources. To support this work, we are seeking a highly efficient and detailed-oriented person who will effectively coordinate our diverse grantmaking and capacity building activities.

The Grants Coordinator will administrate daily grant processes, including monitoring incoming applications, utilizing the online grants system, working closely with accounting to ensure payments are processed and tracked accurately, planning assessment meetings, and designing and analyzing reports generated from the grants database. This position will also directly support the Grants & Community Capital Manager in working with community partners to design and coordinate capacity building programs, workshops and events for current and potential grantees.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE POSITION AND HOW TO APPLY, VISIT http://www.idealist.org/view/job/35fpkhXg5tN2D/

DEADLINE TO APPLY IS JULY 15, 2016

Jun
22
Jul 15

Organic Horticulture Technical Assistance Provider [AR]

  • Perryville, AR

Heifer USA is hiring an Organic Horticulture Technical Assistance Provider (job description here), based at the Heifer Ranch in Perryville. This position will be responsible for assisting growers across the state in sustainable production plans, troubleshoot production issues, and connect farmers to various resources as needed. There is a relocation allowance available.

Jun
22
Jul 29

NSAC Policy Director [DC]

The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) seeks a passionate, highly experienced policy professional who will build upon the Coalition’s accomplishments over the past 28 years. The Coalition establishes and secures support and funding for dozens of policies and programs that promote conservation; foster family farm agriculture; build new value-added and regional food markets and businesses; protect food system integrity; and support sustainable and organic research, education and extension. The Policy Director shares in the leadership of the organization with the Managing Director. Click link below to learn more.

http://sustainableagriculture.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/NSAC-Policy-Director-Position-Profile-FINAL-1-.pdf

Jun
9
Aug 1

Farm Apprenticeships [FL]

  • Bushnell, FL

Little Pond Farm is a diverse organic vegetable and cut flower farm coming into its fourth season. They cultivate four acres of crops on a 26 acre farm property in rural Sumter County, Florida. There are openings for four apprentices to join Little Pond Farm. If you would like to join them in the coming season, apply below!

They attend one weekly farmers market from October till May and grow for a small CSA and distribute to members through the market. They are farming organically, and are in the process of becoming certified organic.

As an apprentice on the farm, daily tasks will include: seeding, weeding, planting, mulching, irrigating, transplanting, harvesting, watering the greenhouse, working market, chores, occasional small construction projects, cooking, etc. Your main focus as an apprentice while at Little Pond will be to master these daily activities and build confidence in organic farming methods and skills required. You will also learn about crop planning, cover cropping, floriculture, composting, soil fertility, variety selection, CSA and direct marketing, troubleshooting and research, efficiency of tasks and movements, record keeping, and more.

Experience in agriculture is not required but a serious consideration of farming as a career is critical. A good apprentice candidate has taken a serious interest or passion for agriculture.

If you are interested in being an apprentice, apply at https://littlepondfl.com/apprenticeship/

Jun
9
Jun 30

Program Coordinator for Farm to Childcare Initiative [NC]

The Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) is hiring a Program Coordinator for its North Carolina Farm to Childcare (NCF2C) Initiative. The NCF2C Initiative will build on the existing infrastructure of high quality childcare centers and family childcare homes, Smart Start Local Partnerships, and existing early childhood and food systems efforts to embed locally grown foods into NC childcare. With careful attention to the health disparities caused by racial inequity, and the impact on our most vulnerable children, the initiative will connect childcare centers and family childcare homes, and the communities that they serve, with local small to midsize farms, prioritizing those owned by limited resource farmers.

For more information or to apply online visit the NC State University employment website: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/69311

Jun
8
Jul 8

Program Manager Farm Aid [MA]

Farm Aid is looking for a full-time Program Manager to join our small but mighty team in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Farm Aid is a national, nonprofit organization working to build a vibrant, family farm-centered system of agriculture in America. Since 1985, Farm Aid has raised more than $50 million to help farmers thrive, expand the reach of the Good Food Movement, take action to change the dominant system of industrial agriculture and promote food from family farms. Click on title of post to learn more.

Jun
6
Jul 8

Executive Director, Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service

  • Spring Valley, Wisconsin

MOSES is hiring for a leadership position. MOSES is hiring. The organization runs the country’s largest organic farming conference and provides education, resources and practical advice to help farmers. They’re looking for a dynamic, seasoned leader who is an effective communicator, skilled manager, and successful fundraiser to guide the organization further along its path of success. The job announcement is at http://bit.ly/MOSES-LeadershipOpportunity.