Nonprofit

Farm Viability and Access to Capital Fellowship

Hybrid
Work must be performed in Connecticut, US
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Published 22 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Full Time
Start Date
September 23, 2024
Application Deadline
July 26, 2024
Experience Level
Intermediate
Salary
USD $63,000 - $68,000 / year

Description

Job Overview

 

The Relationships & Sector Development Fellow (RSDF) is a position within the Farm Viability and Access to Capital Fellowship. This position combines relationship building and education for the organizations’ two key audiences: partner organizations and farm and food entrepreneurs, within the context of centering of sector transformation and underserved audiences.

 

The RSDF acts as a resource and educator on farm and food business viability, financial, business, risk management, and access to capital topics for primarily BIPOC, women, and low-income/resource and early-stage business owners. The RSDF engages in 1:1 business coaching, delivers educational trainings, and develops online resources and client-oriented newsletters for farm and food businesses.

 

The work takes place in MA, CT and RI, within greater Northeast regional and national collaborations. The work is primarily performed remotely from personal home office located in New England. Ability to regularly travel throughout MA, CT and RI is a requirement.

 

Relationships & Sector Development Fellow Responsibilities

 

This position is: 25% organizational relationship building; 25% financial & business educational training & events coordination; 25% farmer coaching, outreach & engagement; 10% digital educational resources & newsletters; and 15% project administration and grant reporting.


For additional information about this position, and the Farm Viability and Access to Capital Fellowship, please visit the Fellowship website (www.thecarrotproject.org/fellowship) -- please read the Fellowship website first, and then apply at TSNE (https://careers-tsne.icims.com/).

Job Overview

 

The Relationships & Sector Development Fellow (RSDF) is a position within the Farm Viability and Access to Capital Fellowship. This position combines relationship building and education for the organizations’ two key…

Benefits

Compensation and Benefits

Location: Work is primarily performed remotely from personal home office located in New England. Required to attend staff meetings in person.

Schedule: Flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends.

Compensation: The salary range for this position is $63,000 - $68,000 range depending on qualifications and experience.

Benefits: This position is eligible for a full benefits package including:

  • Generous Paid-Time-Off (PTO): twelve paid holidays, three weeks of vacation, one week of personal holiday, and ability to accrue up to 487.5 hours of health leave time for benefited staff.
  • 80% Employer-paid, offering some $0 deductible Health Insurance through Harvard Pilgrim along with several low-deductible plans;
  • Low-cost Guardian Dental and Vision.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Health and Dependent Care.
  • Employer-paid Life, Long- and Short-Term Disability Insurance.
  • Employer-paid Pension and Employee-paid 403b plan through TIAA.
  • ...and more!

Compensation and Benefits

Location: Work is primarily performed remotely from personal home office located in New England. Required to attend staff meetings in person.

Schedule…

Level of Language Proficiency

A second language relevant to New England’s agricultural community, especially Spanish, is a preferred criteria, but not a requirement.

A second language relevant to New England’s agricultural community, especially Spanish, is a preferred criteria, but not a requirement.

Location

Hybrid
Work must be performed in Connecticut, US
Hartford, CT, USA

How to Apply

To Apply

For additional information about this position, and the Farm Viability and Access to Capital Fellowship, please visit the Fellowship website (www.thecarrotproject.org/fellowship) -- please read the Fellowship website first, and then apply at TSNE (https://careers-tsne.icims.com/).

Please include your Resume and Cover Letter (Required) 

In your cover letter, please address either or both of the following questions as they apply to your experience:

  • Describe a role or instance when your job required you to maintain or build relationships for your organization, what was your approach? What was the outcome?
  • Describe a role or instance where you delivered educational content to a group. If adult education best practices, learning by doing, or curriculum adaptation played a role, please include this in a description of your approach.

Optional materials: We recommend you provide a link or attachment to one or more work samples showing your capacity to deliver written or oral educational content to an adult audience. An acceptable work sample could be any of:

  • A slide presentation and complementary teachers’ guide or delivery notes
  • An educational video
  • A written piece of educational content

Please only apply one time, this job is listed in separately in MA, CT and RI on Idealist because the job may be performed from a home office in any of these locations, or in a New England location with easy access to travel throughout MA, CT and RI.

To Apply

For additional information about this position, and the Farm Viability and Access to Capital Fellowship, please visit the Fellowship website (www.thecarrotproject.org…

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