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ACORN Community Outreach and Programming Coordinator

February 23, 2024

Organization: Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network
Location: Remote within Atlantic Canada

About the organization: Since 2000, ACORN has been the key organization for information on organic agriculture, eating organics, and connecting all the parts together. From seed to farmer to consumer, ACORN works to bring the whole picture together–making food choices healthier and more environmentally responsible.

ACORN exists to enhance the viability and growth of the Atlantic Canadian organic community through a unified regional network. This will be achieved by ensuring sufficient resources are allocated to the following pillars: education and empowerment of growers and consumers; fostering the organic network through collaboration; and support and action for progress on organic policy, sustainability, and food sovereignty.

Hours and terms: We are seeking an independent contractor to work 10 hours per week at the rate of $24 per hour for a one year renewable contract. Hours may be completed as needed with no mandatory set weekly hours. Note that more hours (15-20 per week) will likely be necessary leading up to the conference. With board approval, additional hours may be spent on specific projects as funding allows. This position has an ideal start date of March 1, 2024.

Deadline: Please submit a CV and cover letter to acorndirector@acornorganic.org with the subject line “Community Outreach and Programming Coordinator” by midnight on February 29, 2024

Job Description:

Communication management

  • Generate, edit, publish and share engaging content, including social media, website, press releases and e-newsletter (e.g. original text, photos, videos and news)

  • Preparation and deployment of various campaigns, promotions, and communication materials

  • Communicate with followers, respond to queries in a timely manner

  • Facilitate communication and collaboration between partners and network members

  • Communicate with membership and maintain membership database

Event Coordination

  • Coordinate key aspects of our in-person annual conference including venues, catering, accommodations, transportation, equipment and materials

  • Support collaborative planning and coordination of the annual conference program including registration, call for proposals, keynotes/plenary, workshops, social activities, field experiences and exhibitors

  • Develop conference and event communications, marketing and promotions

  • Coordinate farm field tours in collaboration with members

  • Ensure inclusive and equitable events that are accessible for all

Additional Responsibilities

  • Write and coordinate grant proposals and reports

  • Work closely with Atlantic Canadian provincial governments

  • Work closely with other organic groups, both provincial and federal

  • Review, as necessary, policies and advocate on behalf of ACORN

Qualifications:

  • Commitment to collective work; ability to work in a team and without direct supervision

  • Excellent writing skills, attention to detail, and an ability to write for a variety of audiences (see below for language requirements)

  • Financial management, administrative, and organizational skills

  • Capacity to take on a flexible workload

  • Your own workspace with reliable internet based from your home location

  • Professional Liability insurance

ACORN is committed to diversity in our workplace and encourages applications from traditionally marginalized groups such as, but not limited to: racialized persons, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities. If comfortable, we encourage applicants to self-identify in their cover letter if they are a member of an underrepresented community. If you have any special requests or preferences that we should be aware of for our interviewing process please just let us know.

How To Apply: Please submit a CV and cover letter to acorndirector@acornorganic.org with the subject line “Community Outreach and Programming Coordinator” by midnight on February 29, 2024.

For Sale

Sea Buckthorn Enterprise for Sale

December 16, 2022

Beautiful home and 163 acre farm near Chipman, NB. Currently, operating as Big Sky Ventures, a certified organic Sea Buckthorn berry orchard and winery. Clay and Beth are willing to stay on and mentor new owners to assist with the transition! See real estate listing HERE.

Phone: 506-260-7400
Email: Sea-buckthorn@outlook.com

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