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POSITION TITLE: Youth Farm Assistant and Outreach Coordinator
RESPONSIBLE TO: Youth Farm Coordinator
CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt, Agricultural Employee
HOURS PER WEEK: 40hrs/week with a 1-month temporary reduction in work hours.
SALARY: $16.00/hour. Health insurance benefits offered after 60 days of employment; other benefits after 90-day mutual trial service period satisfactorily completed.

ABOUT THE YOUTH FARM: FOOD for Lane County’s Youth Farm is a 6-acre urban educational farm where we work with community to increase food security and offer skill-building opportunities to people of all ages, including volunteers of all ages, a youth farm crew of teens, and adult season-long interns. Staff and youth run an on-site and an off-site produce stand from June – October and a 135+-member Community Supported Agriculture program, providing organic vegetables to the local community. FOOD for Lane County (FFLC) distributes over half of the produce through a network of over 150 partner agencies to our community’s most vulnerable households.

PRIMARY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist Youth Farm Coordinator in all aspects of intensively growing over 35 different kinds of produce on a six-acre site, including assisting with greenhouse management, tractor and other power equipment operation, irrigation, crop cultivation, harvesting and post-harvest handling
  • Work with the Coordinator and Youth Farm Crew to coordinate marketing and selling of produce through an on-site and an off-site produce stand and CSA program
  • Ensure a safe environment for staff and volunteers adhering to safety and health regulations
  • Conduct outreach, recruit and coordinate volunteers in the field, training, educating, supervising and working with them to accomplish all farm tasks and creating a positive, rewarding volunteer experience
  • Assist in coordinating the Internship Program, training and supervising interns and working with the Coordinator to implement an agricultural skills curriculum
  • Assist in developing agricultural workshops for the general public
  • Assist with fundraising events, including plant sales
  • Assist with supervising Youth Farm Crew and offering an educational experience
  • Promoting the youth farm through social media outlets

 

Full Job Description

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Applicants must submit the following: 1) Cover letter 2) Resume and 3) Completed FFLC Application. Applications will be considered incomplete if they do not include all of the items listed. Incomplete applications will not be considered for employment.

Email submissions (preferred)

To submit by e-mail, please scan all application materials in one pdf document, include the name of the position and your name in the subject line, and send to Jen Anonia here.

Mail submissions

If you submit by mail, please reference the position you are applying for above the address on the envelope addressed to:

FOOD for Lane County
770 Bailey Hill Road
Eugene, OR 97402

We will start reviewing applications on May 19, 2020 and the position will remain open until filled.

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POSITION TITLE:  Civic Engagement & Advocacy Manager
REPORTS TO:         Director of Equity, People and Culture
CLASS:                   Exempt, salaried, 1.0 FTE (40 hours/week)
SALARY:                 $45,000-$48,000/year.  Health insurance added after 60-days; other benefits added after 90-day mutual trial period completed.
START DATE:         TBD

SUMMARY of POSITION: This position will manage FFLC’s equity-oriented civic engagement and advocacy activities in support of FFLC’s vision of ending hunger. The position will develop collaborations and connections with diverse communities and stakeholders, with an emphasis on ethnic and racial minorities and other historically marginalized groups. The position will work with FFLC staff, volunteers and partner agencies to provide civic engagement support from an equity perspective, and will provide advocacy and public policy communication support to all levels of the organization.

Full job description.

How to Apply:

Applicants must submit the following: 1) Cover letter 2) Resume and 3) Completed FFLC Application. Applications will be considered incomplete if they do not include all of the items listed. Incomplete applications will not be considered for employment.

Email submissions (preferred)

To submit by e-mail, please scan all application materials in one pdf document, include the name of the position and your name in the subject line, and send to Meghan Wudtke here.

Mail submissions

If you submit by mail, please reference the position you are applying for above the address on the envelope addressed to:

FOOD for Lane County
770 Bailey Hill Road
Eugene, OR 97402

We will begin reviewing applications on Friday, June 5, 2020. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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