CAREERS

Alabama 

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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 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. Currently, we are seeking a Field Accountant to 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

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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

Georgia 

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OUTREACH SPECIALIST

(Georgia)

ALABANY, GEORGIA

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 process that serve to create new cooperatives  and/or strengthen existing cooperatives and farmers within the Federation’s sphere of influence. The Outreach Specialist is  responsible for providing and/or securing relevant resources and technical assistance for socially disadvantaged farmers,  ranchers and Federation members. They are to be knowledgeable of all USDA programs and services and must understand  all aspects of proposals, especially the deliverables there in. The Outreach Specialist’s driving mission is to proliferate and  advance cooperative development for FSC members, farmers and cooperatives.

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

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MEMBER RELATIONS SPECIALIST

EAST POINT GEORGIA

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 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 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 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