CAFF is committed to recruiting, training, developing and promoting employees on the basis of individual qualifications, competence and merit.
Senior Manager for Finance and Grants: a critical player on CAFF’s leadership and administrative team. This position will work with the Executive Director and program staff to determine grant strategy and direct financial resource allocation across grant proposals in order to meet the organization’s financial needs. This position works with program and administrative staff to oversee the grant writing process and manage reporting, compliance, budgets, and allocations on current contracts and grants. The position will work with the Staff Accountant to track revenues from contracts and grants and apply to annual program budgets.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references with the subject line “Senior Manager for Finance and Grants” to jobs[at]caff.org no later than Mar 15, 2018.
Interns and volunteers are often needed to work in our various offices. Opportunities are flexible in terms of work content, structure, and scheduling. Please see below for contact information.
Formal internship arrangements range from 4-10 hours per week and span the full range of program activities. Examples of tasks that interns have helped with in the past: researching and compiling listings for Local Food Guides, assisting the membership office, researching and writing profiles about CAFF grower members, doing public outreach, coordinating other volunteers at events, optimizing online communications, and creating marketing materials. Please note that all of CAFF’s internship opportunities are unpaid at this time, but students may receive credit or transcript notation.
Contact info[at]caff.org for more information about volunteering or interning.
Job Openings at Partner Organizations
Mar 2018 | California Climate & Agriculture Network (CalCAN)
CalCAN is a statewide coalition that advances state and federal policy to realize the powerful climate solutions offered by sustainable and organic agriculture. The Campaign Organizer will play an important role in expanding CalCAN’s capacity to build a wider network of farmer and rancher, membership organization and business partners in key legislative districts throughout California. The Campaign Organizer will be responsible for developing and cultivating relationships and coordinating the mobilization of partners willing to take action on CalCAN campaigns.The ideal candidate will be committed to sustainable agriculture, with a demonstrated interest in using policy, organizing and campaigning to effect systems change. The position requires occasional work on weekends and evenings and travel regularly throughout the state, with overnight travel averaging twice per month. The position can be based in either Sebastopol or Sacramento, CA.The position will be open until filled. The ideal start date for the successful candidate is May 1, 2018. Click here to download the complete job posting.
General Postings in Sustainable Agriculture
Farmers Guild/CAFF’s Listing of Jobs, Internships, and Land
Good Food Jobs
SANET (by SARE Outreach for the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education)
Sustainable Food Jobs