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VHCB Vermont Farm & Forest Viability Program Assistant (Vermont Farm & Forest Viability Program)

Organization Vermont Farm & Forest Viability Program
Location VT Housing & Conservation Board 58 East State Street
Montpelier, VT 05602

VHCB’s Vermont Farm & Forest Viability Program provides business planning and technical assistance to farm, food and forest-products entrepreneurs to enhance profitability, viability and long term success.

The Program Assistant is an administrative position working collaboratively with the Viability Program team, and VHCB finance and administrative staff. There will be a mix of primarily office work with some work in the field, meeting with farmers and food and forest products entrepreneurs and collecting information for reporting and outreach. Duties to include application and enrollment coordination, data management and grants and contracts administration. 

Qualifications: A self-directed person with strong communication, writing, organizational, and numbers skills that excels in administrative work. Data management experience and attention to detail are required; experience with Excel and familiarity with accounting systems is preferred. An interest or knowledge of Vermont agricultural and/or forestry practices and related institutions is a plus. In-state travel required. This is a full-time, one-year minimum position with the possibility of extension. Comprehensive benefits. Read the job description.

Date Posted June 16th, 2017
Deadline June 30th, 2017
# of Positions Available 1
Categories Food system media, Land access / conservation, Business Planning and Technical Assistance
Type Full Time
Compensation This is a full-time position with comprehensive benefits. Salary range is $35,000-$38,000, depending on experience.
How to Apply Please send letter of interest and résumé to Laurie Graves, VHCB, 58 E. State St., Montpelier, VT 05602 by June 30, 2017.

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