IOIA offers the following information as a member service. No employment is implied or guaranteed by these postings. Information will be posted for a limited time.
Certification Specialist - MOSA Certified Organic
MOSA is seeking a qualified individual to join our Certification team.
Primary responsibilities include evaluating organic plan information and inputs to determine compliance with the National Organic Standards, communication with organic operators about certification requirements, and the performance of on-site organic inspections.
Please consider applying if you have a relevant college or university degree, or equivalent training and experience, and knowledge--preferably through experience--of organic systems and certification. Experience with processing and handling is a plus. Please visit our website for additional information including a detailed job description. Application deadline is August 9th.
Certification Review Manager
MOSA Certified Organic
PO Box 821 Viroqua WI 54665
Eco Horticulture Apprenticeship Opportunity
Learn organic gardening and farming skills and concepts at the Apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture, a six-month, hands-on residential training program organized by the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems at UC Santa Cruz.
We are excited to be accepting applications for the 2018 program, with a deadline of August 15, 2017, for international applicants, and September 30, 2017, for domestic applicants. We welcome people of all backgrounds to participate.
The program offers:
- six months of full-time education and training in organic gardening and small-scale sustainable farming
- formal instruction and hands-on practical skill building
- training in specialty crops, cut flowers, small-scale orchards
- education in topics such as soil management, composting, pest and weed control, crop planning, irrigation, farm equipment, direct marketing techniques, and social issues within the food system
on-site housing in tent cabins (at no additional cost)
- over 50 years of experience training new organics farmers and gardeners in a university setting
The Program Course Fee for 2018 is set at $6,000, and the Program Food Fee is $600:
For more info and application, click here.
IOIA Seeking Office Manager/Administrative Assistant
Job Title: Office Manager/Administrative Assistant
Salary: $14 - $18 per Hourly
Number of Openings: 2
1) Full-Time & 1) Part-Time – Please state the type of position you are seeking.
The successful applicant for Administrative Assistant / Office Manager must be self-motivated; have a strong work ethic and a positive attitude;
and the capability to answer questions and determine the appropriate
course of action relative to incoming messages, calls, or requests.
Applicant must have good customer service skills, which include conflict resolution.
Desired skills include attention to details; high level of accuracy; ability to maintain hard copy and digital files in an organized manner and retrieve requested documents; and manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines.
Additional skills include timely and effective written, verbal, and interpersonal communication. Applicant must also have expertise in compiling and analyzing data from multiple sources, the ability to follow written and oral directions and instructions, and the proficiency to research data to identify and resolve a wide variety of problems and issues.
Required computer skills include word processing, spreadsheet, internet, and database applications. The position requires the ability to analyze situations accurately and be able to take prompt, effective action. It is important that the successful applicant has the capability to exercise discretion and judgment in handling information in a timely manner.
Interest in and/or experience working with nonprofit organization engaged in organic agriculture and food is a plus. Adult education experience would also be helpful.
Requirement for Employment
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- 1 to 2 years two years job related work experience
- Social Media /Internet Experience
Please submit a current resume with references. Please answer these supplemental questions.
1. Describe your experience working as an Administrative Assistant and/or
Receptionist. Specify the number of years in either background. Provide
specific details on your duties completed.
2. Please provide the number of years you have used Microsoft Excel, Word,
and Outlook and provide detailed description of the type(s) of tasks
completed in each application.
3. Please provide information on your experience using the Internet in a
work related situation.
4. Do you want to be informed before we contact your present employer?
High School Diploma
Submit resumé, answers to questions, and references to Margaret Scoles by
email to email@example.com with "Office Manager/Administrative
Assistant" in the subject line.
Client Manager - IOAS
The details can be seen at the following link : http://www.ioas.org/jobs/ Deadline April 7.
Certification Specialist - OEFFA
OEFFA seeks a successful applicant who will join a team of bright and passionate individuals who are committed to upholding the integrity of the organic label and furthering the sustainable agriculture movement. Please consider applying if you have experience with food and agriculture, a strong work ethic, and value a collaborative approach. During this round of hiring OEFFA will give strong preference to individuals who have experience with livestock production and/or food processing.
Link to Full Employment Post: http://oeffa.org/documents/OEFFACertificationSpecialistApril2017.pdf