National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC)
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|Posted On:||Thursday, 5th July 2018|
110 Maryland Avenue NE, Suite 209, Washington, D.C. 20002
Interested in learning what it takes to fix federal food and farm policy? Want to help build national grassroots campaigns around issues like farm to school, local food, beginning farmers, and more? The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) is currently seeking a Grassroots Fellow for 2018- 2019, beginning in September 2018 and ending in June 2019. This roughly nine-month fellowship position is paid, full time, and is located at NSAC’s DC office on Capitol Hill. NSAC is the leading advocacy organization for federal policy that supports sustainable agriculture and food systems. We work with our 100+ member organizations to empower grassroots voices – including farmers and eaters – for positive change. We work towards the vision of a safe, nutritious, and affordable food supply produced by diverse family farmers who make a decent living pursuing their trade, while sustaining the environment and contributing to the strength of their communities.
NSAC’s Grassroots Fellow will work closely with NSAC’s grassroots and policy staff on a full range of daily activities in our fast-paced DC office. Tasks will include:
Please send your resume, cover letter (including your interests in sustainable agriculture and grassroots organizing), and the names and contact information for two references in one combined document to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Grassroots Fellowship” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.
NSAC is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from groups that have been historically under-represented, including but not limited to women and people of color. Please also see NSAC’s Statement on Racial Equity. NSAC makes hiring decisions without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.