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23 Mar 2022

Program Associate – California Farmland Trust

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The California Farmland Trust is a California nonprofit 501(c)(3). Our mission is to help farmers protect the best farmland in the world. To date, we have protected 17,606 acres of farmland on 81 farms. To learn more visit us: www.cafarmtrust.org.

Organizational Relationships

1. Reports to: Conservation Director
2. Coordinates With: Executive Director, Conservation Director, and Development and Operations Director
3. Employees Directly Supervised: None
4. Other: Works with board members, volunteers, landowners, consultants, contractors, and the general public

Position Summary

California Farmland Trust seeks an energetic, versatile, and detailed administrative and conservation professional to join our team. The Program Associate is responsible for assisting the Conservation Director with the acquisition and stewardship of conservation easements aimed at protection agricultural land. In addition, this position will provide general administrative support for the CFT office. This is an entry level position with the potential for increased program responsibility. Initially, this full-time position will work at the California Farmland Trust office in Elk Grove, CA, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., with a possibility of remote work in the future.

Compensation for this position will be hourly, depending on experience. Benefits include health, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with employer match, paid holidays, vacation and sick time For more details and the full job description, visit www.cafarmtrust.org/careers To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to careers@cafarmtrust.org. In your cover letter, tell us why you believe in our mission. Incomplete applications will not be considered. We will be reviewing submissions and interviewing strong candidates on a rolling basis until April 8, 2022, or when the position is filled. CFT is an equal opportunity employer.

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