Iowa Valley RC&D is currently seeking applications for a Program Director.
The Program Director will work with the Executive Director to implement a strategic and effective suite of programs. This position will work to strengthen programs and projects at community and regional levels through diversification, collaboration, education, strategic efficiencies, and increased competitiveness. They will be responsible for grant-writing, grant administration and reporting, project development and management, as well as the cultivation and maintenance of important local, regional, and state partnerships. Program areas include: farm to school, farmers markets, beginning farmer and producer training and technical assistance, food safety and regulation, food hub development, food entrepreneur technical assistance, community food security, tourism and placemaking.
Download the full details about the position and how to apply. Interviews will be conducted with qualified applicants on a rolling basis beginning May 24th and will continue until the position is filled.
Iowa Valley RC&D is currently seeking applications for a 2021 Community Outreach Coordinator VISTA
The Community Outreach Coordinator VISTA will be focused on building capacity within the Grow: Johnson County program. In order to advance Grow: Johnson County’s effort to center racial equity and food sovereignty across all facets of the program’s efforts, the Community Outreach Coordinator VISTA will conduct research into best practices on these topics, and then implement those practices in the form of racial equity policies, a Consumer Advisory Board, and farm-based educational programming for BIPOC youth. This position will focus on three key objectives:
1. Develop a set of recommended policies and indicators that incorporate Grow’s racial equity goals and present recommendations to staff and Board of Directors;
To apply for the 2021 Community Outreach Coordinator VISTA, complete the form on growjohnsoncounty.org/vista and send a resume to Míchi López at email@example.com: Interviews will be conducted with qualified applicants on a rolling basis beginning on the week of May 31st and will continue until the position is filled.
Iowa Valley RC&D is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable food system and furthering inclusivity in small rural communities. We are a proud equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. There is no tolerance for discrimination or harassment of any kind in our organization.