This position primary supports the farm and business needs and aspirations of a diverse group of farmers enrolled in the Groundswell Farm Business Incubator Program and coordinates Groundswell Farm Business courses. The Incubator Program provides affordable access to land, agricultural infrastructure, and business support for diverse beginning farmers including New Americans, refugees and those with limited resources. This position is funded is by USDA BFRDP Grant # 11674923, the Park Foundation and Groundswell General Funds.
Application Deadline: Rolling until filled
Position Start Date: March 2017 is ideal
Employment terms: This is a full-time salaried position, averaging 35 hours/week. Due to the seasonal nature of responsibilities, this position is 40 hours/week April – October and closer to 30 hours/week November – March. The position is grant funded until December 2017, with the possibility to renew based on funding and performance.
Salary & Benefits: $32,000 – 37,000/year depending on experience. Health benefits provided through Center for Transformative Action.
For more information about this position, check out the full Farming & Business Specialist Description and How to Apply. For more open positions at Groundswell, visit http://groundswellcenter.org/employment/.