Boston: NOFA/Mass seeks Metro Boston Education Organizer

11 Dec
NOFA/Mass is offering the pilot position of Metro Boston Education Organizer, to begin on January 15, 2011.  This is a ten-hour-per-week employee status position.

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Community organizer
  • Organic farming experience
  • Experienced collaborator
  • Self-starter working from home
  • Mission-driven

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Familiarize yourself with the organizations and individuals already involved with organic growing efforts in the metro Boston area (including NOFA members), and build a database of these contacts
  • Determine the educational needs of the metro Boston populations with respect to organic growing
  • Organize successful educational workshops in urban and suburban locations in the metro Boston area drawing upon resources of NOFA/Mass members and other collaborators: includes the development of appropriate fee structures for each workshop
  • Develop marketing materials (for the website and hard copy) to publicize these educational events

Starting salary for this position is $13.00/hour, and the position includes no standard fringe benefits. NOFA/Mass is a decentralized organization, with all staff members working from their home offices.

All NOFA/Mass staff members must be members in good standing of NOFA/Mass. In addition, staff members are required to attend the following events:

  • the annual one-day board and staff retreat on March 26, 2011
  • the annual two-day board and staff retreat on November 12-13, 2011
  • the one-day staff meeting in the fall (2011 date to be determined)
  • the NOFA/Mass Winter Conference on January 15, 2011
  • the NOFA Summer Conference on August 12-14, 2011

Resumes will be accepted until December 31, 2010.  Please send your resume and cover letter to Julie Rawson at Questions, call (978) 355-2853.


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