Job Opportunities



Welcome to the Land-Based Learning Job Board. Many of the job listings below are postings made on behalf of the hiring entity. Please contact the specified person(s) in the listing to ask questions about a position. Thank you.

Job Opportunities at Land-Based Learning

  • Apprenticeship Project Coordinator
    Winters, CA

    Land-Based Learning is hiring an Apprenticeship Project Coordinator, based at our main office at 5265 Putah Creek Road, Winters CA, at the Farm on Putah Creek. The Coordinator will report to the CFA Apprenticeship Program Manager. Responsibilities will include the following:

    • Assist with apprenticeship recruitment
    • Review and process apprenticeship applications and organize interviews
    • Assist in apprentice interviews and selection
    • Assist with farmer recruitment
    • Conduct regular visits to the farm sites to assess and get feedback on program
    • Assist in developing and refining the farmer and apprentice handbooks
    • Monthly communication with farmers around program evaluation
    • Assist with developing curriculum
    • Assist with developing and expanding the program
    • Coordinate media efforts to promote the program
    • Assisting with Land-Based Learning events (fundraisers, donor appreciation events, open houses, etc.)
    • Other duties as assigned

    This position will be at .50 FTE (half-time) for the first year with the possibility of extension depending of securing funding. Salary commensurate with experience. Send cover letter and resume to: Sri Sethuratnam, Director, sri@landbasedlearning.org.

    Open until 10/27/2017.

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  • FARMS Leadership Program Coordinator
    Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties

    The FARMS Leadership Coordinator position is .5 FTE with flexible work hours. The expectation is to work 20 hours a week, although running three programs may require more hours in one week than others. There is the potential of the position becoming a full time position within the year. Duties include planning, coordinating, and facilitating one FARMS Leadership and one FARMS Advanced Program.

    Duties:

    FARMS Leadership
    • Recruit and maintain 4-5 participating schools. Ensure school applications, administrator agreements and other paperwork are completed and on file with the FARMS Program Director
    • Recruit student participants annually
    • Plan and implement all aspects of a FARMS Leadership field day
    • Collaborate with site hosts and speakers/presenters to provide hands-on learning experiences for FARMS students
    • Integrate and facilitate youth development and leadership activities during each field day
    • Provide support to teachers and mentors in coordinating and implementing the Community Action Project (CAP)

    FARMS Advanced
    • Recruit student participants annually
    • Develop and maintain a constant communication system with students, teachers, and industry partners
    • Plan and implement all aspects of a FARMS Advanced field day
    • Facilitate leadership development opportunities and experiential learning activities
    • Manage partners to give students opportunities in issue analysis and research and to provide internships

    Position open until filled.

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Job Opportunities at Land-Based Learning

  • FARMS Leadership Program Program Coordinator
    Tehama County

    The FARMS Leadership Coordinator position is part-time with flexible work hours. With the expectations of working 20 hours a week, starting a new program may require more hours in one week that others. Generally, it takes about 40 hours to plan, implement and clean up from one field day.


    Duties include:

    • Recruit schools and teachers & student participants annually
    • Plan and implement all aspects of a FARMS Leadership field day
    • Recruit, train, and facilitate adult mentor participation in field days throughout the year
    • Communicate with and make yourself available to all partners
    • Provide support to teachers and mentors in coordinating and implementing the Community Action Project (CAP)
    • Provide materials and supplies, including relevant supplementary reading materials prior to events
    • Procure donations for field days when possible—food, transportation, supplies
    • Provide healthy food choices for the field day
    • Perform evaluation of every field day and overall program outcomes
    • Develop, foster and maintain good relationships with local farmers, ranchers, agribusiness, food-system advocates and organizations
    • Serve as a team member to the statewide FARMS Leadership Program coordination team
    • Act as an advocate for the FARMS Leadership Program at the local level

    Position opened until filled.

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