FARM OUTREACH COORDINATOR- New Position!
Job Location: Must reside in the West Central region (from Kansas City regional Food Shed could be
KS or MO).
our Team in being a strong contribution to the overall performance and success
of the New Growth program(s).
APPLICANT MUST complete West Central’s application before being fully considered for this position. Please see details below.
Please include the position title and posting number
(FOC10042023) on your application.
The Farm Outreach Coordinator (FOC) will enhance New
Growth’s current food systems program by doing farmer outreach and assistance
work includes management of programs and outreach to farmers. The FOC will help find farmers and outreach
for underserved producers, especially beginning farmers in the West Central
region of Missouri.
High School Diploma, Bachelor’s
degree or 2 plus years’ experience in an equivalent field.
working with farmers and some knowledge of farming practices; experience and
knowledge of food systems and/or agriculture is preferred.
Proficient in written and verbal communications and computer
work (i.e. Microsoft suite, typing, etc.
A self-starter, well organized and ready to take on the
Effective public speaking and audio-visual and social media
experience is helpful.
Be a positive team player with excellent people skills. Have the ability to communicate and work
with all farmers, clients and co-workers with a positive and caring attitude.
This is a full time position working 36 hours per week. Salary:
$34,000 – 40,000/year. Starting
date: November 6, 2023. Application deadline: 10/18/2023. Grade:
BENEFITS: 4-day work week, vacation, sick leave,
holiday pay and employer paid health insurance.
We offer life, dental, and vision insurance; 403B Retirement Fund;
Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Spending Account.
West Central understands the challenges of work/life balance and has instituted a compressed work week to allow staff more time for family and commitments outside of the office.
candidates: Resumes are gladly accepted but a completed and signed
application is required to apply for all job openings. Please complete an online application on West
Central’s website: www.wcmcaa.org, 1) Work With Us, 2) Application,
then [ an application be
mailed or emailed, contact Human Resources 660.476.2185 x 1107 or email: KEJones@wcmcaa.org.
Applications may be
returned by mail to: West Central Mo.
Community Action Agency, Attn: Human Resources, 112 W. 4th St,
Appleton City, MO 64724, or by fax to:
This position reflects the mission, vision, and values of
West Central Missouri Community Action Agency, adheres to the agency and
Community Action Code of Ethics and complies with all relevant policies,
procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.
West Central Missouri Community Action Agency shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, reprisal, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law in recruitment, selection, employment, placement, promotion, training, assignment, separation or any other personnel action. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/D/V/AA