Join our team! National Farm to School Network is hiring for our next Executive Director and a Policy Specialist. Learn more at www.farmtoschool.org/employment.
Executive Director – Remote Position
National Farm to School Network seeks a dynamic, values-driven and collaborative leader as Executive Director. The Executive Director leads innovation and strategic growth toward accomplishing the mission of the organization. In partnership with the NFSN Advisory Board, Core and Supporting Partners and national staff, the Executive Director is responsible for implementation of the NFSN strategic plan through organizational programming and operations, ensuring long term financial sustainability and advancement of the farm to school movement. The ideal candidate will possess a commitment to the principles of diversity, equity, access and belonging, as demonstrated through career, educational and life experience. Location is flexible (anywhere within the U.S., with preference for proximity to Washington, D.C.). Estimated start date is April 2019. The deadline to apply is Monday, Jan. 7, 2019. Read the full position description here.
Policy Specialist – Washington, D.C.
National Farm to School Network seeks a Policy Specialist to lead implementation of the organization’s policy priorities, including influencing federal administrative, rulemaking, and legislative actions, and supporting the development of its biennial report of state level policies supportive of farm to school. The Policy Specialist will cultivate relationships with policymakers and their staff, partner organizations and advocacy coalitions, manage and facilitate NFSN’s Policy Group, and educate and mobilize NFSN stakeholders around key issues. The deadline to apply is Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Read full position description here.
About the National Farm to School Network
The National Farm to School Network is an information, advocacy and networking hub for communities working to bring local food sourcing and food and agriculture education (including school gardens) into schools and early care and education (ECE) settings. Farm to school empowers children and families to make informed food choices, while strengthening the local economy and contributing to vibrant communities. NFSN provides vision, leadership and support at the state, regional and national levels to connect and expand the farm to school movement. Our network includes Core Partner and Supporting Partner organizations in all 50 states, Washington, D.C. and U.S. Territories, thousands of farm to school supporters, an Advisory Board and national staff. For more information, visit www.farmtoschool.org.
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National Farm to School Network
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