Beginning Farmer & Rancher Program Coordinator Job

beginning farmer & rancher program

The Community Food & Agriculture Coalition is excited to announce that we are accepting applications for a newly-created position of Beginning Farmer & Rancher Program Coordinator.

Our BFR program has grown substantially in recent years. For more information on our current areas of work, visit our website. The BFR Program Coordinator will be responsible for a cohesive set of educational programs and will be the primary staff managing Farm Link Montana, Planning for On-Farm Success, Field Days, and Workshops. Our work is focused in Western Montana but includes statewide elements. The Coordinator will have the opportunity to collaboratively evaluate needs in the food system and guide future work and priorities.

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Salary: This is a full-time, year-round, grant-funded position. The position is based in Missoula, but we may be open to remote employment in Western Montana (93 corridor). Depending on experience, the Program Coordinator will earn $28,000-$35,000, plus a generous benefits package that includes paid vacation (starting at 3 weeks annually after the probationary period), sick days, holidays, and health insurance.

To Apply for the Beginning Farmer & Rancher Program Coordinator Job: Send a resume and cover letter to Annie Heuscher at Additional supporting documents and references may be requested as the interview process continues. Questions may also be sent to this email address or you can call Annie at 406-830-8218. The deadline for applications is July 24, 2016 at 11:59pm MST; however, the position will remain open until filled.

About the Community Food & Agriculture Coalition

CFAC was started in 2004 in response to a community food assessment that drew together stakeholders from across the Missoula area to identify the greatest needs for enhancing our local food system. CFAC takes a systemic approach from farm to fork; our programs range from farmland conservation to farmer support to food access. For more on our mission and vision, see our website.

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