The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association is a broad-based community that educates about and advocates for organic agriculture, illuminating its interdependence with a healthy environment, local food production, and thriving communities. MOFGA is committed to creating an inclusive and sustainable workplace that reflects this mission. MOFGA is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, age, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, political orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
Communications and Outreach Director
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association is seeking a dynamic, energetic and creative individual to join its senior management team as Communications and Outreach Director. The successful candidate will help to raise the profile of one of the country’s longest established statewide organic certification, education and advocacy organizations. This position manages an incredibly talented team of four people that create and implement the organization’s communication and outreach efforts, including the Maine Organic Marketplace in Freeport.
To Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected] Applications will be reviewed starting April 11, 2022 and will remain open until the position is filled.
Organic Production Specialist
MOFGA is hiring an Organic Production Specialist. Initially, the primary responsibility of this position will be to provide support investigation of PFAS contamination through individual technical assistance and resource navigation, education and collaborative participation in research. Long-term, the responsibilities are to provide MOFGA’s farmers and gardeners with knowledge and resources needed for them to be successful in growing organic crops, through direct contact and educational materials. The specialist will assist farmers with crop production and organic certification and encourage the use of organic practices among Maine’s farming community.
To Apply: please submit a cover letter, resume and a writing sample to Ryan Dennett, Farmer Programs Director, at [email protected] Applications will remain open until the position is filled and we will begin application review and interview scheduling by April 25.