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Wisconsin: The Victory Garden Initiative seeks Marketing and Communications Intern

22 Jun

Will help obtain college credits if needed
10-20 hours per week from July 5th – August 12th
Reports to Executive Director

Primary Responsibilities:
Work with ED and Professional Marketing Consultant to:
Update and Maintain website to reflect new programs and improve communication
Promote upcoming classes for VGI
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DC: Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy seeks Vice President for Finance and Operations

22 Jun

Position Available:  Immediately

The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) works at the intersection of policy and practice to ensure fair and sustainable food, farm and trade systems, locally and globally. IATP has offices in Minneapolis and Washington. This position is based in Minneapolis.

Position Description

IATP seeks an experienced and engaged full-time Vice President of Finance and Operations to work with our diverse programs and dynamic staff.  This position will oversee and manage both financial and general operational infrastructure.  Continue reading

Wisconsin: Organic Valley seeks Sustainability Program Manager

20 Jun

The Sustainability Program Manager is responsible for initiation, developing and managing co-op wide sustainability programs. The Sustainability Program manager will lead and team with others to reduce our overall ecological footprint as well as strengthen our social and economic endeavors through a programmatic approach. They will assist in goal setting and long range planning for the continual improvement.  Continue reading

Minnesota: National Cooperative Grocers Association seeks Administrative Assistant

11 Jun

National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA) is now accepting applicants for the full-time position of Administrative Assistant. This position, based in our St. Paul, Minnesota office, will assist and support the Marketing Department. This person will provide customer service to members and staff, handle marketing materials fulfillment, arrange logistics for various events, provide general office management services, and edit/update materials on the NCGA web site. The successful candidate will be detail oriented, accurate and organized; have the ability to plan for, carry out and provide support for projects; meet deadline expectations; possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills; have willingness to travel; and have a strong commitment to the success of values-based, independent retail food co-ops. Continue reading

Iowa: Seed Savers Exchange seeks Horticultural Assistant

11 Jun

Deadline: Open until filled

Seed Savers Exchange is currently seeking a Horticultural Assistant to work with curatorial staff on all field and lab projects supporting the maintenance of our heirloom and open-pollinated corn collection. Work will be performed both outside in the field and inside in the seed lab and will include project tracking and documentation. This position is located at Heritage Farm in Decorah, IA.   This is a 40 hour/week position, scheduled to run from early July through December.  Continue reading

Michigan: Michigan State University seeks Hoophouse Outreach Assistant

11 Jun

The Michigan State University (MSU) Department of Horticulture is hiring a Hoophouse Outreach Assistant. The position will report directly to the MSU Student Organic Farm (MSU-SOF) Outreach Coordinator. This is a 9-month, temporary employment position with no benefits offered. Continuing employment in a temporary capacity is dependent upon performance and funding following MSU policies and procedures. All applicants will be required to pass a background check and a physical agility exam. Projected start date is July 18, 2011. Continue reading

Iowa: Seed Savers Exchange seeks Preservation Garden Crew

11 Jun

Seed Savers Exchange is currently seeking a highly motivated individual to work as a seasonal member of the Preservation Garden Crew. This position supports the needs of horticultural staff on regeneration projects in the field.  This position is located at Heritage Farm in Decorah, IA.  This is a 40 hour/week seasonal position.  This position is scheduled to run from late June-March through the end of November. Continue reading