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Communications Manager, NESAWG. NY, 3/28/13
We are seeking a part-time Communications Manager to assist primarily with electronic communications and emerging technologies to enhance communicaiton and collaboration across the region. As we are a small organization, the right candidate will have a background in communications and IT, and will be able to wear many different hats.
Seasonal Apprentice, Sienna Farms. Sudbury, MA. 3/8/13
The 2013 Siena Farms Apprenticeship is a eight-month seasonal position running from mid-April through mid-December with some flexibility on start and end dates. Hours range from 50-60 hrs per week during the peak season, 30-40 hrs per week in the early and late seasons. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. Benefits include a weekly CSA vegetable share and discounts at Siena Farms South End, Oleana, and Sofra.
Regional Organizer Fellowship, Real Food Challenge. Nationwide. 3/8/13
The Real Food Challenge Field Organizer Fellowship Program is a unique opportunity for recent college graduates to get first hand experience as part-time organizers and food movement leaders. Through this 14-month program, Fellows engage in intensive student organizing projects on a regional and national level while also honing their leadership skills and food systems knowledge through our participatory learning curriculum and engaged Fellowship community.
Deputy Director, Land for Good. Keene, NH. 3/8/13
The Deputy Director's duties will focus on operations, program, development and fundraising, communications, and outreach. Based in Keene, NH, this position will work closely with LFG's Executive Director, core staff and field agents. The ideal candidate will have substantial skills and experience in development (especially donor-based), management, and organizational and program planning. Basic exposure to, and enthusiasm for, farming issues and farmland access and tenure in particular are important, as are strong verbal and written communications skills.
Gardening Specialist - Healthy Living Initiative, Harlem Children's Zone. Harlem, NY. 3/8/13
We are seeking part-time Gardening Expert/Nutrition Educator to work at our selected HCZ sites. They will work at a designated program location and will be part of a wellness team dedicated to improving nutrition and increasing physical activity for students at their respective site.
Boston Food Stamp (SNAP) Enrollment Coordinator, Project Bread. Boston, MA. 3/8/13
The SNAP Enrollment Coordinator will work to increase participation in SNAP (formally known as The Food Stamp Program) by screening clients for eligibility and helping them with the application process using the state’s online application tool, the Virtual Gateway. S/he reports directly to Project Bread’s Director of Community Outreach.
Farmer Recruitment and Procurement Coordinator, GreenMarket. New York, NY. 3/8/13
GrowNYC seeks a highly motivated and detail-oriented professional to recruit farmers and manage procurement for two wholesale programs, the Wholesale Greenmarket, an open-air night-time market located in the Hunts Point neighborhood of the Bronx dedicated to farmer-direct sales in wholesale quantities, and Greenmarket Co., a distribution program which aggregates locally-produced farm products and delivers them to wholesale buyers throughout NYC. Greenmarket Co. is a local food distribution service with a two pronged mission: to create a new, profitable wholesale marketplace for regional farm and food businesses, and to create transparent, efficient supply chains that increase all New Yorkers’ access to locally produced food.
Loaves and Fishes Program Manager, St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church. Washington, DC. 3/8/13
As part-time program manager (approximately 15 hours per week) and one of two paid staff, you will exercise oversight over the day-to-day operations of our program. We seek an experienced, certified food service professional, a self-starter who enjoys working with people, both our volunteers, who bring varying levels of kitchen skill and familiarity with hunger and homelessness, and our guests, who come to us for nourishment in a respectful atmosphere.
Communications Coordinator, The Food Trust. Philadelphia, PA. 3/8/13
The Food Trust is seeking an energetic and committed individual for to support the work of the communications department. The Food Trust’s communications team raises awareness about issues of food and nutrition in the popular media and raises the profile of The Food Trust to attract partners, donors, and allies, and draw potential participants/customers to our programs and services. The Food Trust’s communications department also handles contacts with print, radio and television media outlets; manages The Food Trust’s websites and many electronic communication outlets; and produces the organization’s numerous print publications. In addition, the communications department assists The Food Trust program and development staff in maintaining clear and consistent messages about The Food Trust’s work.
Anti-Hunger Internship, Lutheran Settlement House. Philadelphia, PA. 3/7/13
This internship is a great opportunity for an undergraduate looking to start a career in community change management, community organization, sustainability, or urban planning. Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Community/Senior Hunger Intern will be responsible for creating a strategic plan for seniors and community members to develop healthier choices with fresh fruits and vegetables and provide healthier food options in food pantry, served meal program, and work to expand LSH’s Intergenerational Gardening Project, senior center food cupboard, and urban agriculture initiative.
Coordinator- Direct Service, Phillabundance. Philadelphia, PA. 3/6/13
The Coordinator – Direct Service will provide support for Targeted Community Programs (TCP), which includes senior citizen and children food programs.
Resident Chef/Kitchen Manager, Beacon Hill Friends House. Boston, MA. 3/6/13
The Resident Chef-Kitchen Manager holds primary responsibility for kitchen systems in the house, providing 5 dinners per week and keeping the kitchen in smooth running order. The Resident Chef-Kitchen Manager also spends 5-10 hours/week on other projects to help the community or other parts of the organization.
Plant Manager, Hot Bread Kitchen, New York, NY. 3/4/13
The facility and kitchen manager's job is to supervise sanitation and maintenance programs and their staff in a 24/7 bakery and incubator kitchen. S/he is responsible for managing and participating in tasks relating to shipping/receiving, food storage, sanitation/maintenance. This person will report to the Operations Manager.
Food Pantry Outreach Coordinator, AmpleHarvest.org, New Jersey. 3/4/13
This job is ideal for a motivated “self-starter” who can work from a home/remote office without supervision, track and record work on the project and can meet goals. This is your chance to be an agent for change by helping millions of Americans who rely on food pantries, get the opportunity to receive freshly harvested food that would otherwise be left to rot in gardens.
Research Assistant, Project Bread. Cambridge, MA. 3/4/13
We are currently recruiting research assistants to conduct data collection as part of a plate waste study with the Lawrence and Lynn Public School systems. This study is a three-year collaboration between Harvard and Project Bread to examine the impact a professional chef to improve student consumption of school meals. The study will also evaluate the influence of “Smart Lunchroom” techniques which uses behavioral psychology to encourage students to select healthier foods. Responsibilities of the research assistants will include recording the foods selected and consumed by students during the school lunch periods.
Executive Administrator, Organic Trade Association. Washington, DC. 3/4/13
The work of the Executive Administrator is integral and vital to the success of the CEO and Executive Vice President as well as the Organic Trade Association (OTA) and affiliated non-profit, The Organic Center (TOC), by providing necessary administrative support for ongoing activities and special projects.
Market Manager, GreenMarket. New York, NY. 3/4/13
This position is seasonal, and is comprised of 3 equally important components – operations, promotions and managing the EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer - Food Stamps) program at market. The operations aspect of this position includes rules enforcement, paperwork, meeting deadlines, and overseeing the physical layout of outdoor farmers’ markets. The promotional aspect of this position includes both at market promotions and neighborhood outreach. The EBT aspect of the position includes selling tokens to EBT customers, collecting tokens from farmers and at market and in office paperwork and accounting
Operations Coordinator, GreenMarket. New York, NY. 3/4/13
GrowNYC seeks a highly organized, hardworking individual to receive deliveries of fresh produce, manage inventory, and aggregate customer orders for Greenmarket Co., a New York City-based hub for source-verified, high-quality, fairpriced local foods to meet the city’s burgeoning demand for local food in wholesale volumes. Greenmarket Co. is a local food distribution service with a two pronged mission: to create a new, profitable wholesale marketplace for regional farm and food businesses, and to create transparent, efficient supply chains that increase all New Yorkers’ access to locally produced food.
Administrative Assistant-- Northeast Fisheries Program, Pew Charitable Trust, Boston, MA 3/4/13
The administrative assistant will be assigned to support Northeast fisheries campaign staff based in New England and Washington, DC. The administrative assistant will be responsible for the smooth functioning of the Boston office, and communication between the regional staff and staff in Washington, DC and Philadelphia, PA. The administrative assistant will provide effective, efficient and user-friendly support to staff and outside campaign partners
Membership Manager, Phillabundance. Chester, PA. 3/3/13
Management of outreach and enrollment of prospective members for Fare & Square, a non-profit grocery store providing access to affordable food and benefits outreach services to the Chester, PA community. Fare & Square is a membership-based store. The Membership Manager will be responsible for all aspects of membership enrollment and services within Fare & Square.
Western Region Outreach Coordinator, The Trustees of Reservations. Holyoke or Stockbridge, MA. 3/1/13
The goal of this position is to support our regional staff in educating a broad, diverse section of the regional population on our basic messages, mission, and key projects. This position would play a key role in shaping the public identities of our properties and landscapes. The Outreach Coordinator would devote creative energies to thinking up new ways of making our stories and messages engaging to audiences off-property, and would support the gathering of information from local communities that will help us to address the issues and topics that are most relevant to the people we are trying to reach.
Farm Manager, Kennebec Valley Community College. Hinckley, ME. 2/28/13
The position is responsible for managing the farm and farm related operations on the Alfond Campus in Hinckley, Maine for the instruction of students in agricultural programs. Farm operation includes but not limited to: planning production to maintain farm progress within budget parameters; operating machinery; ordering supplies; tending crops; maintaining and monitoring land use and crop yield; marketing the farm’s products and programs; monitoring farm animal health and welfare; developing an integrated pest management plan; protecting the environment and maintaining biodiversity; and managing maintenance and repair of facilities and improvements and when appropriate, making recommendations for major alterations or new construction to the College’s executive leadership team.
Beech Hill Farm Assistant Manager. College of the Atlantic. Bar Harbor, ME. 2/28/13
The primary responsibility of the Assistant Manager, working with and under the direction of the Farm Manager, is to maintain Beech Hill Farm as a sustainable organic farm producing food for local markets including our Farm Stand, COA Kitchen, Wholesale Clients, and a small CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program. The management team is responsible for developing and sustaining Beech Hill Farm as an educational resource for the College of the Atlantic and the greater Mount Desert Island community.
Beech Hill Farm Field Hand. College of the Atlantic. Bar Harbor, ME. 2/28/13
Field hands will participate in all phases of crop production, including: harvesting, washing, and packing produce; weeding, trellising, transplanting, etc. The work week can be challenging with long, fast paced days beginning at 6 a.m., rain or shine. The work itself requires and is dependent upon qualities of thoughtfulness, initiative, and collaboration.
Senior Associate for Public Health, Burness Communications. Bethesda, MD. 2/28/13
Burness Communications, a Bethesda-based public relations firm working primarily with foundations and other non-profit organizations, seeks a Senior Associate to join its Public Health team. The primary focus of this work will be designing and executing media relations and policy strategies focused on childhood obesity prevention and issues related to child nutrition, physical activity, healthy food access and food marketing. The work will also include writing two-page policy briefs related to public health issues.
Digital Content Coordinator, Food and Water Watch. Washington, DC. 2/26/13
Food & Water Watch is a nonprofit consumer rights organization that challenges the corporate control and abuse of our food supply and water resources. We are seeking a Digital Content Coordinator to serve as a web writer and story producer for the website, working closely with Communications and other staff to write and produce new content for the site. Responsibilities will include researching and writing stories, publishing content, creating graphics and managing the effectiveness of the Food & Water Watch websites.The Digital Content Coordinator reports to the Digital Program Director.
Agriculture Policy Manager, ONE. Washington, DC. 2/22/13
ONE is looking for a Policy Manager based in Washington, DC to support our agricultural development and food security agenda. Under the banner of our multi-year campaign THRIVE, ONE’s agenda on agricultural development and nutrition covers increased and more effective aid and generating sustainable domestic and private sector financing. We also work to address underlying causes of food insecurity and engage in international processes such as the G8, G20, African Union and other food-security specific forums to achieve our goals. The Policy Manager will work with colleagues across the organization to provide policy analysis and guidance in support of the THRIVE campaign.
Dairy Farm Manager, Cricket Creek Farm. Williamstown, MA. 2/21/13
The Farm Manager will work on all aspects of the farm operation: milking cows, making hay, optimizing pastures, managing fertility, maintaining farm equipment, and most importantly, overseeing the health of our animals.
Seasonal Garden Manager, Frost Valley YMCA, Claryville, NY. 2/21/13
Looking for a seasonal garden manager to help grow produce and work directly with campers at our resident camp program. April/ May until late September. Housing, food, and a camp community included! Must love working with children and young adults interested in the realm of food and farming.
Farmer Resource Coordinator, New Entry Sustainable Farming Project. Lowell, MA. 2/21/13
Manage New Entry's Farmland Matching Service. Establish and Manage a Massachusetts Statewide Farmland Matching Service. Establish and Coordinate the Beginning Farmer Network of Massachusetts.
Farm Internship, FRESH New London. New London, CT. 2/21/13
The FRESH Farm Internship is an opportunity for a student to learn the hands
on skills required to produce healthy food rooted in a context of ecological
stewardship, the work of community food security, and social change. Through
the course of the summer the intern will learn about farm planning, planting,
cultivation, harvest, and distribution. The FRESH Farm Intern will work
closely with the Farm Manager and will assist with the coordination and
implementation of work and activities at the FRESH Farm.
Director of Outreach, Hunterdon Land Trust. Flemington, NJ. 2/20/13
The Director of Outreach works closely with and reports directly to the Executive Director and plays a critical role in creating and overseeing the overall outreach and communications efforts for the organization with an emphasis on increasing community awareness of and support for the organization. The Director of Outreach will work closely with the Development staff to coordinate efforts and produce materials to achieve organizational goals. The Director of Outreach works 16 hours/week.
Vice President of Acquisition, Greater Boston Food Bank. Boston, MA. 2/20/13
To lead all aspects of food acquisition insuring The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) receipt of consistently high quality food that meets annual acquisition goals and client needs.
Director of Member Engagement and Network Management. New York City Food Bank. New York, NY. 2/20/13
This position is responsible for leading and monitoring all issues related to compliance and membership status for Food Bank For New York City’s citywide charity network. The incumbent directs and supervises the daily activities of member engagement staff responsible for monitoring and assisting Food Bank’s robust member network (soup kitchens, food pantries, shelters, community food programs and schools) in understanding, maintaining and adhering to Food Bank’s standards of compliance and service to a shared mission to end hunger.
Special Events Associate, Food and Friends. Washington, DC. 2/19/13
We seek a Special Events Associate to assist with coordination of fundraising events ranging from a gala dinner and auction to Thanksgiving pie sales. Reporting to the Associate Director of Development for Communications and Special Events, the Special Events Associate will manage key logistics before and during events; steward relations with vendors, donors, and community supporters; coordinate staff and volunteers during events; and respond to inquiries and feedback from the public and event participants. Additionally, the Special Events Associate will serve as Food & Friends’ primary liaison to the regional restaurant community. This is an outstanding opportunity for a mid-level events professional to join the team that produces some of Washington’s most popular fundraising events.
Field Assistant, Wright-Locke Farm Conservation. Winchester, MA. 2/19/13
This is a paid, full-time seasonal position involving a wide
range of work from greenhouse growing to market farm operations. It offers a
great opportunity to gain vegetable growing experience on a small-scale
organic farm. Working under the direction of the Field Manager, you will
learn the operation of greenhouse plant production as well as diversified
field production, including succession planting, organic soil management, crop
rotation and irrigation.
Farm to Cafeteria Coordinator, Mass Farm to School Project. Amherst, MA. 2/19/13
Based in our Amherst office and reporting to the Farm to Cafeteria State Director, the Farm to Cafeteria Coordinator will facilitate successful local foods procurement by Mass. schools and other institutions, primarily in central and western Mass. Using a variety of evaluative, persuasive, and organizational techniques, the Coordinator will facilitate direct farm to institutional food services sales, or sales through distributors.
Seasonal Garden Educator, Randall's Park Alliance. New York, NY. 2/16/13
Work with the Randall's Island Natural Areas Manager and other members of the Wetlands Crew to plant, cultivate, and maintain native wetland grasses, shrubs, and trees located within newly restored salt marsh and freshwater wetland habitat. A primary responsibility will be the identification, control, and removal of invasive plant speciesfrom the site.
Temporary Organizer Based in Baltimore, Food and Water Watch. Baltimore, MD. 2/15/13
The Baltimore based organizer will work on Food & Water Watch’s Don’t Frack Maryland campaign in Baltimore as part of our larger state legislative work to ban fracking in Maryland in 2013. We seek a talented and strategic organizer to help take us our work to the next level in Baltimore City. We hope our organizer will help coordinate volunteer activist leaders in the area and continuing to deepen relationships with our allies as we seek to educate Baltimore officials about the public health and environmental risks of allowing fracking in our state.
Donor Database Coordinator, Food and Friends. Washington, DC. 2/14/13
We seek a Donor Database Coordinator to manage our Raiser’s Edge donor database and the donor acknowledgement process. The Coordinator will code gifts, input income, update donor information, and generate regular reports on donor activities. Additionally, the Coordinator will produce and mail acknowledgement letters to donors and assist with other Development Department activities as needed.
Summer Food Service Manager/Head Cook. Echo Hill Outdoor School. Worton, MD. 2/14/13
Strong desire to be part of a staff community. Candidate must have prior food service experience (healthy cooking skills imperative) for residential groups. Experience with outdoor education and /or food management is beneficial. Logistical and organizational skills are vital. Attention to detail is essential.
Water Quality Research Assistant, Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Annapolis, MD. 2/13/13
This is a two year term position with the possibility of extension. This position will report directly to the Senior Regional Water Quality Scientist. The individual will assist in data compilation and analysis for CBF's State of the Bay report, as well as help track progress toward implementing the Clean Water Blueprint, including implemented practices, pollution reductions, and financial expenditures. In addition, the candidate will be involved in projects related to evaluating the environmental benefits of agricultural conservation practices. These projects involve using on-farm models to estimate the nutrient load and greenhouse gas emission reductions due to conservation practices and exploring opportunities for farmers to participate in environmental markets. The individual will track and compile relevant information, learn how to input data into the models and run various scenarios that will help inform CBF's policy positions.
Director, Growing Farmers Initiative at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture. Pocantico Hills, New York. 2/12/13
The Director will evaluate ongoing programming and, with the Executive Director, develop and implement new programs to increase the success of beginning farmers and advance resilient agriculture. As the leader of this growing program, s/he will be asked to support fundraising for programming that gives new farmers the tools, experiences and opportunities they will need to engage in farming as a life-long profession. S/he will oversee the execution of all existing programming including technical workshops, apprentice program and curriculum, the Virtual Grange and the annual Young Farmers Conference.
Finance Coordinator, Greensgrow Farms. Philadelphia, PA. 2/12/13
The Finance Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and execution of all internal accounting duties of a non-profit organization. This person will work closely with General Manager and Executive Director to implement best financial accounting practices for the organization’s various projects, and become knowledgeable of all pipeline income and expenses. He/ she will maintain all accounts payable, accounts receivable, receipts, and records in a manner consistent with the overall Greensgrow Farms financial and reporting system.
Cooking Matters Americorps Vista, FoodLink. Rochester, NY. 2/12/13
The ideal candidate for this AmeriCorps position is someone who values education, collaboration, and innovation and cares deeply about addressing the problems of hunger and poverty in the community. The AmeriCorps member will work with Foodlink staff to implement effective hands-on courses that teach families at risk of hunger that healthy cooking and eating can be delicious, enjoyable and affordable.
Executive Director, Poughkeepsie Farm Project. Poughkeepsie, NY. 2/9/13
The Poughkeepsie Farm Project is in search of a strategic and visionary leader who has a passion for, and demonstrated commitment to, farming and food justice issues, with the ability to be resourceful, set clear priorities, and guide investment in people and systems while aligning organizational resources and commitments. The new Executive Director is a results-oriented problem- solver who is entrepreneurial and driven but also flexible, highly collaborative, and open to the input and thoughts of others. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors as represented by Chair, Board of Directors
Farm-Based Educators (multiple positions), Lands Sake Farm. Weston, MA 2/6/13
Lands Sake Farm is looking to fill the following positions: Farm-Based Education: Green Power Leader, Green Power Intern, Summer Education and Garden Intern 2013 Assistant Grower. For more information please see their jobs page.
Intern, Greene Bee Greenhouse. Cornwallville, NY. 2/6/13
Greene Bee Greenhouse is an uncertified organic nursery specializing in growing vegetable seedlings and perennials as well as select trees and shrubs. We are looking for an intern who shares our philosophy about responsible land stewardship, and who feels strongly that they want a career in agriculture, specifically plant production. Greenhouse production is physically and mentally demanding work and applicants should be able-bodied and passionate about learning. This internship also requires the ability to provide excellent customer service and therefore people skills are a must. The Internship runs from April 1st through September, but can be flexible if need be. 30 hours per week including weekend days is expected. Compensation: Housing in a large studio apartment, a monthly stipend, and share of our expansive veggie garden, along with in depth education regarding the production, maintenance, and selling of veggie seedlings, perennials, shrubs, and trees in a nursery setting. We foster a fun, laid back atmosphere without sacrificing passion or productivity. Our previous intern stayed on for 3 years because Greene Bee rocks! Please email a letter of interest and your resume and we'll contact you.
NASAP Assistant Farm Manager, Cultivating Community. Portland ME. 2/6/13
This is a seasonal position running from April 1, 2013-October 25, 2013. We currently expect the position to be 30 hours/week April-July and 40 hours/week August – October. The AFM will focus on all aspects of whole farm maintenance and care. This position will be at the intersection of the Farm Manager, other NASAP staff and farmers in the training program. Persons best fit for this job are those who have an interest in learning the ins and outs of how to manage a training farm while finding joy in the everyday challenges of farming and working with many different people.
Teen Cooking Crew Leader and Nutrition Educator, Urban Nutrition Initiative. West Philadelphia, PA 2/6/13
A hybrid position with two distinct yet complementary parts. As the Teen Cooking Crew Leader, this position will supervise a crew of twelve teenagers, coordinate youth-led nutrition and cooking outreaches in the community, and build and sustain community partnerships. As the Nutrition Educator, this position will teach nutrition and food systems classes in two West Philadelphia high schools, one of which is the home base for the cooking crew. After school and in the classroom, this position facilitates youth’s asking questions and making connections between personal choices and systems as they relate to food, nutrition, and health.
Farm Assistant, Radix Farm. Upper Marlboro, MD. 2/6/13
The Farm Assistant will participate in all aspects of running a small, diversified vegetable farm. The Farm Assistant will work closely with farmer/owner throughout the season. This position offers the right candidate the opportunity to gain experience in decision making, managing, growing on a small scale, and building the skills necessary to start a farm. This is a full-time, seasonal position. 40-50 hours per week (M-F, occasional Saturdays). Ideal start date is March. Position ends in November.
Marketing and Events Interns, Koppert Cress USA. Long Island, NY. 2/6/13
We are looking for talented interns to work with our sales and marketing team on the following projects: Outreach and follow-up with NYC and Long Island chefs who currently use or may be interested in our micro-greens. Community outreach projects (NYC Greenmarkets, events with James Beard House and James Beard Foundation). Public relations, social media and writing for marketing materials and our website. Intern will learn the ins and outs of marketing and public relations in the food world, grow to be more connected to writers, bloggers, editors and photographers as well as have access to and gain an understanding about launching products on a national level.
Full Season Farm Apprentice and Interns, (multiple positions) Brook Farm Project. New Palts, NY. 2/5/13
We are seeking three hardworking, community-minded apprentices and interns to join our staff. Brook Farm is a 20-acre sustainable farm located 2 ½ miles west of New Paltz at the foot of the world-famous Shawangunk Ridge. We raise mixed vegetables, herbs, berries, flowers, laying hens, honeybees, and at least one other TBD livestock. We market our farm goods and value-added products through our growing 50+ member vegetable CSA, a local farm market, regional festivals, and a farm stand. We strive to create a farm that is community-based, inter-generational, human-powered (though trucks and tractors are still used), focused on experiential learning and self-development, full of joyful work and infused with the arts, especially