Positions available

Conservation Scientist

The Organic Agriculture Conservation Scientist will build institutional knowledge of the conservation benefits of organic production at USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) while also helping highlight the significant funding opportunities available to organic producers through NRCS programs. Through an agreement with NRCS, the Organic Agriculture Conservation Scientist will be an individual with scientific expertise in organic farming systems, including soil health, who will serve as a liaison between OFRF and NRCS. Read More…

Internship positions available

Research & Education Intern, Summer 2024

The R&E Intern will support the development of research and educational materials for organic and transitioning-to-organic farmers; support the development of a new online research hub for organic farmers through identifying peer-reviewed relevant research, cataloging existing resources, and reviewing, organizing, and developing resources and outreach materials; and provide assistance on other research and education program work, such as the Farmer-Led Trials Program, as needed. Read More…

Outreach & Engagement Intern, Summer 2024

The Outreach & Engagement Intern will support communications and outreach efforts related to organic farming research and the Transition to Organic Partnership Program; catalog upcoming field days nationwide and create engaging outreach materials to promote these events; support identifying, developing, and disseminating farmer-researcher success stories; research and report on regional activities; and help coordinate a researcher/extension affinity group. Read more…

General Internships

OFRF periodically hosts part-time internships. Depending on our current needs and your area of interest, the position can focus on development, communications, and/or administrative tasks. Interns can receive academic credit in exchange for 12-15 hours of work per week. While we ask interns to help us with the critical day-to-day tasks that keep our organization running, we are committed to offering interesting work and learning opportunities.

Development Activities may include:

  • foundation research and correspondence
  • proposal writing and editing
  • donor prospect research and tracking
  • online fundraising strategy creation

Administrative Activities may include:

  • participating in an ongoing effort to update and maintain our national organic grower database
  • general database entry
  • filing and other general office duties.

Communication Activities may include:

  • developing outreach materials
  • reviewing publications, media clippings and other informational materials for relevance to OFRF’s work
  • responding to information requests
  • developing media citation packets
  • maintaining media contacts
  • answering phones
  • sending and tracking OFRF publication orders

email: jobs@ofrf.org
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