Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York (NOFA-NY)
NOFA-NY is seeking a Statewide Coordinator to help carry out its 16-year
mission to educate consumers, farmers and gardeners about Organic
Agriculture and to create a sustainable regional food system which is
ecologically sound and economically viable. The Statewide Coordinator will
work with many active volunteers across the state of New York.
Statewide Coordinator’s Duties
The Statewide Coordinator is a newly created position. The coordinator
will be responsible for fundraising; volunteer coordinating; membership
development, especially through support for local chapters; public
outreach; helping coordinate the annual conference and other public events;
public policy efforts; and communicating with the press, working closely
with and reporting to the NOFA-NY Governing Council and its committees.
This position will not involve work on organic certification.
The job requires familiarity with organic farming and gardening, organic
food marketing, and the greater environmental, social and political issues
involved in building an alternative to the conventional food supply. The
job also requires ability to work unsupervised, excellent interpersonal
skills, ability to interact comfortably with people from diverse
backgrounds, computer literacy, ability to recruit and organize
volunteers, and to write clearly and persuasively. Experience in fund
raising, planning and carrying out public events, flexibility and
willingness to travel are essential. The job entails 2-3 days a week in
Albany office. The position is full time. An initial salary of $20,000 is
available for the first year: continuation of the position depends on
sucessful fundraising. Send resume and list of 3 references with a cover
letter highlighting your relevant strengths and experience to Search
Committee c/o Steve Gilman, 130 Ruckytucks Road, Stillwater, NY 12170.
Additional writing samples are welcome.
NOFA-NY is a grassroots organization. Our members are organic farmers,
gardeners and individuals who care about land stewardship, organic food
production and local marketing. We carry out our work through local
chapters, our annual conference, our newsletter (Organic Farms, Folks and
Foods), farm tours, workshops, participation in various agricultural
advisory committees, and public policy education. NOFA-NY’s largest
program is our Organic Certification Program.
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