Job Opening—Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture (CISA)—South Deerfield, MA
Program Coordinator, full time, 1 year
Review begins 3/8/10, position open until filled
Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture (CISA) is a non-profit organization that strengthens local agriculture by building connections between farmers and the community. Our programs include the “Be a Local Hero, Buy Locally Grown®” marketing campaign, Senior FarmShare, community membership, technical assistance trainings and workshops for farmers and the public, and various programs to expand market options for farmers, including support for winter markets and farm to institution sales.
Description: The Program Coordinator will work with the Program Team to implement programming related to infrastructure development and technical assistance, including (1) facilitating PVGrows (a collaborative effort to enhance the ecological and economic sustainability and vitality of the Pioneer Valley food system); (2) supporting our research and evaluation of infrastructure projects (such as mobile quick freeze and salad greens processing); and (3) implementing our farmer mentor program.