Employment

Latino Outreach Contractor

This is a temporary, part-time contract position spanning from August 2019 – January 2020. Contractor duties include:

  • Meet with and interview employees/volunteers at service organizations. Additionally, meet with Latino Iowans – building relationships, informing them about Practical Farmers of Iowa, and recruiting individuals to participate in PFI’s community of farmers.
  • Learn about specific barriers and opportunities for Latino farmers and future farmers.
  • Publish a report highlighting barriers and opportunities for Latino Iowan farmers.
  • Contact Latino media outlets in Iowa to establish a relationship and learn best practices for publishing information with them.

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Full-time Americorps Land and Water Steward

Full-Time Environmental Steward Positions Available! Practical Farmers is hosting a position. Apply today! Green Iowa AmeriCorps is currently recruiting to fill full-time, 11 month positions across Iowa beginning September of 2019!

The program is currently seeking environmentally focused and passionate individuals to serve in our AmeriCorps State program focused on three program tracks; Energy & Community, Sustainable Schools, and Land & Water Stewards. Each program track engages members in direct service, environmental education, volunteer and community engagement, and professional development opportunities in their own unique ways with various host agencies throughout the state. The program will pay you while you serve, with access to free trainings, professional development opportunities, and an education stipend!

As a member, you’ll get to spend a year gaining hands on experience in areas of energy, conservation, environmental education, community engagement, and much more! The full program position description is attached. You can apply online at www.greeniowaamericorps.org and send your resume` with subject title “FT_Last Name” and any questions to GIACrecruitment@gmail.com. We hope we can be a great opportunity for you to pursue your passion towards a more secure and sustainable future while learning and growing into an improved version of yourself.