Come join the IOA team
Since 2006, the Iowa Organic Association has been a statewide leader in advancing organic agriculture and food systems in Iowa by providing technical support, delivering educational programs and resources, organizing advocacy efforts, and strengthening community partnerships.
We are always looking for talented individuals with a passion for organic agriculture and production. Take a look at our open positions, below.
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Organic Farm Advisor (October 2023)
We are seeking a full-time Organic Farm Advisor who is passionate about expanding organic resources and opportunities in Iowa.
The Organic Farm Advisor will provide point-of-contact support for Iowa farmers looking for resources and guidance about organic transition and production. Additionally, the Organic Farm Advisor will lead the Organic Mentorship Program, assist transitioning farmers with Organic Systems Plans, and conduct education and outreach activities to increase farmer knowledge and confidence in organic production. This is a new, full-time position at IOA with room to develop programs and activities that meet the needs of Iowa's growing organic community.
The ideal candidate will have a farming background; be knowledgeable about organic production (or willing and excited to learn) and have experience developing and leading education and outreach activities (webinars, field days, attend conferences, etc.).
Pay Range: $45,000 – $60,000/year commensurate based on experience.
Benefits: 8 paid holidays and 2-weeks PTO; remote work setting; flexible work schedule M-F during normal business hours (7 a.m. – 6 p.m.); occasional weekends (conferences/field days). As we continue to grow as an organization, we continue to evaluate opportunities to expand these benefits.
To Apply: Please submit cover letter summarizing your interest and qualifications for this position, a resume outlining your work history and three professional references that can speak to your skills needed to fill this position to: [email protected] by Monday, November, 27, 2023.
Board of Directors
If you are interested in serving on the Board of Directors, please email us with a short description of your interest.
If you are interested in an internship with the Iowa Organic Association, please email us with a short description of your interest.