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Allegheny Farm Manager
Manage a Certified Naturally Grown farm, help train beginning farmers, support rural access to healthy foods, and shape program direction in the beautiful mountains of Highland County, VA!
The Allegheny Farm Manager works with Fellows, staff, and program participants to manage the growth and production of vegetables, fruit, eggs, and meat for programming, sale, and donation. The Farm Manager uses Certified Naturally Grown methods to promote soil and watershed health and teaches these skills to others via hands-on training. The Allegheny Mountain Institute is reflecting on ways to strengthen our programming and community impact and the farm manager will help shape the farm’s role in programmatic direction.
This is a full-time, exempt, year-round position. Salary is $42,000-$50,000, commensurate with experience, and includes on-site housing. Additional benefits include health and dental insurance, workers’ compensation coverage, earned vacation, wellness leave, holidays, a farm-grown food share, and opportunities for professional advancement and regional networking. Additional salary may be available should the farm manager prefer to rent housing off-site.
Apply by December 19 for priority consideration.
Help grow healthy communities in this key leadership role!
We seek an enthusiastic and skilled Executive Director to be responsible for the overall management of Allegheny Mountain Institute’s staff, programs, finances, fundraising, and general execution of its mission and strategic plan.
The Executive Director holds a senior leadership and management position for a complex non-profit organization with farms and educational programs operating from multiple work sites in Augusta and Highland Counties, VA. The ideal candidate must have at least five years of experience in non-profit management, finance, personnel management, and fundraising. Applicants should possess a strong capacity to lead, organize, and motivate others. The candidate should have considerable experience with community development, networking, communications, and human resource management.
A strong commitment to regenerative agriculture, healthy food systems, and environmental sustainability is expected. The preferred candidate will have a passion for people, farming, gardening, community, and healthy food. The Executive Director reports to the AMI Board of Directors.
The priority application deadline for this position is November 11, 2022, with an intended start date in early January 2023. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.