CAREERS

The Federation of Southern Cooperatives/LAF, is a regional cooperative and rural development organization, serving a membership of Black farmers, landowners, cooperatives and other low-income rural people in the Southeast.

Alabama 

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Outreach Specialist (Alabama)

EPES ALABAMA

The Outreach Specialist performs a variety of duties related to outreach, recruitment, education, organizing and leading FSC/LAF members, potential members and farmers in programs, projects, and processes that serve to create new cooperatives and/or strengthen existing cooperatives and farmers within the Federation’s sphere of influence.

Please forward resume and cover letter to:

angelahines@federation.coop

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FORESTRY 

OUTREACH

SPECIALIST

EPES ALABAMA

Forestry Outreach Specialist

The Federation of Southern Cooperatives/LAF, is a regional cooperative and rural development organization, serving a membership of Black farmers, landowners, cooperatives, and other low-income rural people in the Southeast. The Forestry Outreach Specialist will support efforts to engage underserved landowners in sustainable forestry practices and facilitate their access to available assistance programs. The Forestry Outreach Specialist will follow the guidance of the Director of the Rural Training and Research Center/Regional Agroforestry Center.

Please forward resume and cover letter to:

angelahines@federation.coop

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DEMONSTRATION

FARM

MANAGER

EPES ALABAMA

The Demonstration Farm Manager is a professional farmer, technical assistance provider, problem solver and trainer. The position requires developing and implementing a farm management plan, identifying typical problems on the farm, finding solutions and developing and managing an overall demonstration farm that includes various practical demonstration sites at the Federation's Rural Training & Research Center to serve as a model for small farmers, landowners and cooperatives from all over the organization's membership base. The position reports directly to the Director of the Rural Training & Research Center and operates as part of and in conjunction with a team of outreach staff and stakeholders from the various states.

Please forward resume and cover letter to:

angelahines@federation.coop

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FIELD ACCOUNTANT

(Alabama)

EPES ALABAMA

The  Field Accountant will manage our Imprest Account, the State Association of Cooperatives’ bank account as well as support efforts to engage limited resource cooperatives and members in sustainable accounting/business practices and facilitate their access to available assistance programs and resources. The Field Accountant will follow the guidance of the Director of the Rural Training and Research Center while working closely with and responsibility to the State Association.

 

Please forward resume and cover letter to:

angelahines@federation.coop

Georgia 

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OUTREACH SPECIALIST

(Georgia)

ALABANY, GEORGIA

The Outreach Specialist performs a variety of duties related to reaching out to members to provide agricultural technical assistance and education, for FSC/LAF members on USDA and other related programs. This position will report to the Georgia State Coordinator.

Please forward resume and cover letter to: corneliuskey@bellsouth.net

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MEMBER RELATIONS SPECIALIST

EAST POINT GEORGIA

 The Member Relations Outreach Specialist will support efforts to engage underserved landowners, perform data entry, and facilitate their access to available assistance programs. The Member Relations Specialist will follow the guidance of the Director of the Communications and Member Relations.

 

Please forward resume and cover letter to:

tandelyndaniel@federation.coop

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COMMUNICATIONS

OUTREACH SPECIALIST

EAST POINT GEORGIA

The Communications Outreach Specialist will support efforts to engage underserved landowners, perform data entry, and facilitate their access to available assistance programs. The Communications Outreach Specialist will follow the guidance of the Director of the Communications and Member Relations.
 
Please forward resume and cover letter to:
tandelyndaniel@federation.coop

South Carolina 

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COOPERATIVE DEVELOPMET

SPECIALIST

(South Carolina)

ALABANY, GEORGIA

The Cooperative Development Specialist performs a variety of duties related to outreach, recruitment, education, training, and organizing FSC/LAF members and potential members in programs, projects, and processes that serve to create new cooperatives and/or strengthen existing cooperatives within the Federation’s sphere of influence.  The Cooperative Development Specialist’s driving mission is to proliferate and advance cooperative development through the utilization of internationally recognized cooperative principles and the implementation of the values, historic knowledge and ideas that will inform the member-cooperatives.

Please forward resume and cover letter to: terencecourtney@federation.coop