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7 Jun 2023

Full-Time Program Outreach Coordinator (Remote / North Carolina & South Carolina)

Carolina Farm Stewardship Association – Posted by wmorris1 Anywhere

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Job Description

Program Outreach Coordinator

The Program Outreach Coordinator is a full-time (40 hrs/week) position with the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA). The Program Outreach Coordinator works with CFSA program staff to engage farmers, individuals, and allied organizations in CFSA’s programs for farmers, including two Climate-Smart Commodity projects and a Transition to Organic Partnership project. The Program Outreach Coordinator may work remotely from anywhere in the Carolinas or out of our Pittsboro, NC office and will require frequent travel throughout the Carolinas. The Program Outreach Coordinator reports to the Farm Services Director and supervises no staff members.


CFSA is a 44-year-old member-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to advocate, educate, and build connections to create sustainable food systems centered on local and organic agriculture in the Carolinas. Racial equity is a core tenet of CFSA’s outlook, and we are committed to serving and reflecting the diverse stakeholders in the Carolinas’ food system.



  • Work with the Farm Services Director and Local Food Program Director to develop annual work plans that support CFSA’s mission, goals, and strategic plan.
  • Assist with program monitoring to ensure compliance, progress towards objectives and expected results, and work plan and budget adherence.
  • Increase recognition of and engagement with our mission, programs, and impact by engaging current members and recruiting new members.


  • Create and grow new relationships with farmers and community
    • Facilitate one-on-one engagement with socially disadvantaged
    • Build and maintain regional partnerships with historically underserved farmers and organizations in the Carolinas.
  • Attend, table, and present at events to communicate CFSA’s goals and programs and encourage and promote CFSA membership and support.
  • Promote technical assistance programs and pursue new opportunities to present the programs within the community.


  • Work with the Communications team to develop a marketing plan for CFSA’s technical assistance programs for farmers. Create collateral as needed.
  • Assist the Programs Team in promoting workshops and other events on CFSA and partner’s events pages, listservs, and other avenues.
  • Create ways for staff to identify stories from programmatic staff to be told or
  • Coordinate with CFSA’s program staff to provide timely, relevant, and accessible
  • Develop and implement a promotional plan and outreach materials for CFSA’s technical assistance programs for farmers.
  • Write content for CFSA’s external communications, including the Grower’s Toolbox, list serves, social media accounts, and other publications.
  • Help collect and manage the production of digital media assets and

This is not all-inclusive of the duties and responsibilities of the position. Duty allocations may shift based on organizational needs.


  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant work
  • Strong writing and communication
  • Experience with community
  • Experience with multimedia platforms, including audio or video production, graphic design, and photography.
  • Demonstrated experience with social media content
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion, including experience interacting and working with diverse communities, neighborhoods, and
  • Familiarity with agriculture and local food
  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture/environmental education, communications, marketing, or another related field, or equivalent experience.

The salary range for this position is $40,000 – $50,000, commensurate with experience. In addition, CFSA offers generous vacation, retirement, and health insurance benefits.


CFSA offers:

  • Flexible work scheduling
  • 15 days paid vacation per year after the first six months of employment
    • After five years, this increases to 20 days per year
    • After ten years, this increases to 25 days per year
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • Five days of paid sick leave per year
  • 25 days of paid parental leave (either parent)
    • with the potential for a maximum additional 12 weeks for paid maternity leave using CFSA’s sponsored short-term disability insurance
  • Group health, vision, and dental insurance, including contribution to individual plan premiums
  • Automatic enrollment in a fully paid employee assistance program, life insurance, accidental death & dismemberment, and short-term disability insurance
  • Opportunity to enroll in a voluntary supplemental accident and critical illness insurance
    Company-sponsored 401(k) plan after one year

    • A 100% employer match of up to 2% of one’s annual salary
  • Tiered monthly reimbursements for cell phone use and remote employee internet costs
  • Three days (per instance) of paid funeral leave
  • Five days (per instance) of paid jury duty leave
  • Annual contribution for costs of professional development

CFSA is an equal-opportunity employer committed to building a diverse staff that honors the agricultural contributions of many cultures. People of color, LGBTQ+ people, and others from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. CFSA is committed to providing employees a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at CFSA are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. CFSA does not discriminate based on actual or perceived race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, gender, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation), religious creed, disability, medical condition, genetic information, age, marital status, or military or veteran status.

How to Apply

Please submit:

  • Your resume,
  • A cover letter explaining how your experience will enable you to be successful in this position,
  • A writing sample demonstrating effective outreach skills, and
  • A list of professional references

Submit application materials as a single .pdf saved as your first and last name. Send the document to [email protected] with Program Outreach Coordinator in the subject line. You will receive an electronic confirmation of your email submission. No phone calls, please.

Application Deadline: June 25, 2023

Anticipated start date: August 2023

Job Categories: Sustainable Agriculture / Food. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: See posting for details.

Job expires in 2 months.

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