411 SHELDON RD
Barre, Massachusetts 01005
Job Opening – March 25, 2021
Pollinator Network Coordinator
Part-time, 20 hours per week
Remote position with generally self-directed and flexible schedule. Applicants must live in Massachusetts or neighboring state. Occasional travel within Massachusetts and occasional evening and weekend availability is required.
Application deadline: April 12, 2021
NOFA/Mass (Northeast Organic Farming Association, Massachusetts Chapter) seeks a coordinator to build upon the momentum of the Western Mass Pollinators Network and integrate it with the work of the Community Pesticides Reduction (CPR) Network and the NOFA/Mass Policy Department.
With a unifying vision of “protecting native pollinators” (and insect biodiversity more generally) this staff member will work in close coordination with the NOFA/Mass Policy Director, to facilitate coalition efforts to protect and expand pollinator habitats and reduce the use of biocides in landscapes across the Commonwealth.
The Pollinator Network Coordinator is responsible for forming a communications hub for the statewide movement, convening a “steering group” of native pollinator and native plant subject matter experts and prominent advocates, and organizing/curating educational events and resources related to pollinator protection.
The Pollinator Network Coordinator reports directly to the NOFA/Mass Policy Director.
Funding for this position is secured through April 2022 and will be an ongoing position contingent on continued funding.
Serve as a liaison and establish a communications hub for the statewide movement to protect native pollinators. (40%, ~ 8 hours/week)
Organize and curate educational events/materials (40%, ~8 hours/week)
Convene a “steering committee” of native pollinator and native plant subject matter experts and prominent advocates to work together. (10%, ~2 hours/week)
Administrative (10%, ~2 hours/week)
The successful candidate will offer:
Ideal candidate may also have:
Other position information:
$18-$22/hour dependent on experience. No health insurance available at this time. Monthly stipend for internet & phone. One week of paid vacation time after one year of employment.
NOFA/Mass is the Massachusetts state chapter of the Northeast Organic Farming Association.
NOFA/Mass is a non-profit organization with 1100 members, focusing on education and advocacy around organic agriculture in Massachusetts. Our members include farmers, gardeners, homesteaders, consumers, land care professionals, and food activists.
NOFA/Mass staff are allowed and encouraged to exercise self-motivation and in large part to be their own boss.
Through education and advocacy NOFA/Mass promotes organic agriculture to expand the production and availability of nutritious food from living soil for the health of individuals, communities and the planet.
NOFA/Mass envisions a commonwealth of people working together to create healthy landscapes that feed our communities and restore our environment.
How to apply:
Please complete a job application form here. The application will require you to upload a resume, cover letter and three references as attachments. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.
NOFA/Mass encourages candidates from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds to apply. Please familiarize yourself with our Racial Equity Statement before applying.
Contact Marty Dagoberto with questions about this position at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All staff members are required to be active members of NOFA/Mass. Become a member here.
NOFA/Mass is an equal opportunity employer who does do not discriminate in employment and contracting practices based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.
Learn more about us:
Meet our current staff and board here.
|Date Posted||March 29th, 2021|
|Deadline||April 12th, 2021|
|# of Positions Available||1|
|Categories||Support organization: Education|
|Compensation||$18-$22/hour dependent on experience. No health insurance available at this time. Monthly stipend for internet & phone. One week of paid vacation time after one year of employment.|
|How to Apply||Please complete a job application form on our website. The application will require you to upload a resume, cover letter and three references as attachments. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.|