Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of WFAN 2022 Conference
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Value Chain Coordinator
Eat Greater Des Moines Eat Greater Des Moines (EGDM) is a central Iowa-based non-profit organization that facilitates and builds connections to strengthen the area’s food system. Our mission is to unite the community by providing quality food access for all. We build community through food. By bringing people to the table, we empower partners in our community to connect, support one another, and move ideas into action through information sharing, building relationships, and providing education on the most urgent issues related to food in our community. The Value Chain Coordinators (VCC) will be employed by EGDM as part of the Statewide Regional Value Chain Coordination for a Stronger Iowa Food System project funded through a federal USDA Regional Food System Partnerships Program grant. The VCC works to strengthen connections across food systems and leads value chain efforts in their region, focusing on areas of the state: SE Iowa, NW Iowa, and Central Iowa. VCC’s act as relationship builders, researchers, and innovators in their region of the state. This opportunity is for someone who is: • Service-driven and has a spirit of doing what it takes to get the job done; • Has the ability to thrive in a small team environment and take a collaborative approach to problem-solving for win-win outcomes • Is thoughtful and resourceful, with demonstrated ability to take initiative and follow through • Has exemplary organizational/project management, communication, and problem-solving skills with the ability to respond to rapidly changing priorities • Is flexible, with a growth mindset, and adaptable to adjusting in both day-to-day and larger-scale activities based on new information and situations • Is comfortable with working under pressure and tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment • Is able to make decisions with the information available and know when to ask for help • Has excellent computer skills
Seven Songs Organic Farm Prefer a person with at least one year of veggie farm experience amd who is eager to own and run their own vegtable farm some day. $15/hr negotiable based on experience.
Local Foods Associate
The Center for Rural Affairs The Center for Rural Affairs is seeking a full-time Local Foods Associate to work in rural communities in eastern Nebraska and southwest Iowa.
The ideal candidate will be passionate about an inclusive rural future and about bringing resources to farmers and rural communities. They will serve as a partner with farmers to bring high-value products to customers. They will have a proven ability to build consensus with partners, residents, and other stakeholders to build local capacity for food security, Farm to School programs, and support rural grocery access. They will organize community workshops and events that support local food procurement strategies. They will build and maintain relationships with schools, community groups, farmers, and others. They will be committed to getting results, by creating opportunities for food security, local food access, rural groceries, and Farm to School programs.
Savanna Institute Savanna Institute is seeking a motivated, collaborative, and tech-savvy individual eager to advance agroforestry adoption by coordinating accessible and inclusive educational and fundraising events, both online and in-person. Applications will be accepted until 11:59pm CT on December 12th, 2022. Submit a resume/CV and cover letter to email@example.com
Director of Finance & Administration
Savanna Institute The Savanna Institute invites applications for a Director of Finance & Administration to bring their skills and passions to the leadership of our dynamic organization. Applications will be accepted until January 15th, 2023 . Submit a resume/CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org