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Farmer Outreach Coordinator

Nature for Justice

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Opportunity summary

Term length

09/01/24 - 08/31/25

Application window

04/28/24 - 09/30/24

Location

Remote, North Carolina

Hourly pay equivalent

$17.50

Project summary

A program of the American Climate Corps, the Working Lands Climate Corps will engage at least 100 young adults in technical skills training in climate-smart agriculture and forestry practices at host sites across the country.

Opportunity description

The Farmer Outreach Coordinator will support the Farmer Inclusion Program. They will be responsible for coordinating the logistics and communications for meetings, programs, and events related to the Farmer Inclusion initiative. In addition, they will assist navigators and partners in the development and implementation of statewide and regional educational events and resources to share timely resources for climate resiliency-directed resources, land ownership, access, and technical assistance.

Benefits

  • Education benefit
  • Healthcare
  • Childcare

Requirements and qualifications

Requirements

Be at least 17 years old at the start of service. Have a high school diploma or equivalent or agree to obtain a high school diploma prior to using the earned education award. Be a citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States. Satisfy the National Service Criminal History Check eligibility criteria. Other qualifications may be required by the host site.

Preferred qualifications

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Forestry
  • Environmental Justice
  • Climate Smart Agriculture and Sustainable Farming
  • Natural Resource Preservation and Conservation

Work environment

  • Individual placement
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Telework eligible