Organic Farm Advisor Iowa Organic Association
- Date Posted November 04, 2023
- Location Des Moines, IA
- Category Agriculture / Nonprofit
- Job type Full-Time
Since 2006, IOA has been a statewide leader in advancing organic agriculture and food systems in Iowa by providing technical support, delivering educational programs and resources, organizing advocacy efforts, and strengthening community partnerships.
Join our team! We are seeking a full-time Organic Farm Advisor who is passionate about expanding organic resources and opportunities in Iowa. This is a new, full-time position at IOA with room to develop programs and activities that meet the needs of Iowa's growing organic community.
The Organic Farm Advisor will provide point-of-contact support for Iowa farmers looking for resources and guidance about organic transition and production. Additionally, the Organic Farm Advisor will lead the Organic Mentorship Program, assist transitioning farmers with Organic Systems Plans, and conduct education and outreach activities to increase farmer knowledge and confidence in organic production.
The ideal candidate will have a farming background; be knowledgeable about organic production (or willing and excited to learn) and have experience developing and leading education and outreach activities (webinars, field days, ag/community events). POSITION DESCRIPTION
This job does require a valid drivers license, transportation, and insurance, which are required to visit farms, attend field days, conferences, tradeshows and board meetings across the state of Iowa. We will be reimburse you for mileage driven in your own vehicle on the job.