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FarmLink Coordinator

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Liberty Prairie Foundation | Grayslake, IL
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Liberty Prairie Foundation


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Published 23 days ago

March 6, 2020
February 10, 2020
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The Liberty Prairie Foundation is looking for a part-time coordinator to advance farmland access in Northeast Illinois as part of the Foundation’s Northeast Illinois FarmLink program. The FarmLink coordinator’s primary goal will be to connect farmers and farmland owners in the region and improve their ability to create mutually beneficial land tenure arrangements. This will be done through administering and marketing the Northeast Illinois FarmLink website (www.illinoisfarmlink.org) as well as organizing events. By connecting sustainable food farmers with farmland owners who want good stewardship of their land, you will help move us toward a better food system.

We're looking for someone with a bachelors' degree or equivalent experience. Knowledge and/or experience with farming, especially sustainable farming, is important to have. You should be familiar and comfortable with websites, social media, and other digital communication tools. We want someone who is an excellent communicator in words and in person. We need someone who is also friendly, relationship-oriented, and authentic.

TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT JOB, PLEASE LOOK AT JOB DESCRIPTION AT www.libertyprairie.org UNDER THE "ABOUT US" MENU ITEM AND CLICK ON "CAREERS" AND LOOK FOR TAB THAT SAYS "FARMLINK COORDINATOR"


The Liberty Prairie Foundation is looking for a part-time coordinator to advance farmland access in Northeast Illinois as part of the Foundation’s Northeast Illinois FarmLink program. The FarmLink coordinator’s primary goal will be to…

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  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule

Benefits

Paid holidays. Ability to work remotely much of the time. Largely flexible hours.

Paid holidays. Ability to work remotely much of the time. Largely flexible hours.

Level of Language Proficiency

ENGLISH AT HIGH LEVEL OF PROFICIENCY

ENGLISH AT HIGH LEVEL OF PROFICIENCY

How to Apply

Please send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to nathan@libertyprairie.org by February 10. Before doing so, be sure to look at job description and review www.illinoisfarmlink.

Please send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to nathan@libertyprairie.org by February 10. Before doing so, be sure to look at job description and review www.illinoisfarmlink.

Location

32400 N. Harris Road, Grayslake, IL 60030

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