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Posted: August 3, 2020 | Location: ,

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Posted: July 28, 2020 | Location: Aptos, California

Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesAccounts Payable – Receive all invoices, code to proper expense and job, enter into Bill.com, notify Senior Accountant that invoices are ready to be paid. Communicate with vendors if any discrepancies occur andresolve.Accounts Receivable – Post all loan payments and assist reconciling balances with the loan department.Bank Deposits – Make deposits on a weekly basis and store copies of loan fund checks.Bank Reconciliations – Assist with reconciliation of all bank statements, scan and file.End of Month Entries – Include but not limited to: expense prepaids, interest and depreciation entries and schedules. Ensure all expenses that apply to the month are posted.Compliance Calendar - Maintain monthly compliance calendar for interest payments, funder reporting, and government compliance.Invoicing – Assist with invoicing all grants on a quarterly or monthly basis.Audit – Assist with preparation for yearly audit.Contractors – Maintain W-9s for all contractors and contracts for all consultants/contractors. Prepare 1099’s and 1096 for review.Documentation - Ensure all documentation is filed within accounting department requirements and made available to staff as needed for key organizational documents.Perform all reasonable duties as assigned. Organization Expectations of EmployeeOutline and execute individual performance goals aligned to FarmLink strategic plan.Adhere to FarmLink policies and procedures.Perform duties as workload necessitates.Maintain a positive and respectful attitude.Communicate regularly with supervisor.Demonstrate flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload.Consistently report to work on time prepared to perform duties of position.Meet productivity standards set with supervisor.Continually assess organizational resources, processes, systems and services to increase operational efficiency / effectiveness. Qualification StandardsExcellent financial system management experience including QuickBooks and ExcelStrong demonstrated success managing a nonprofit organization’s bookkeeping using QuickBooksAt least two years of non-profit financial experience and five years of accounting experience managing and closing books on a monthly basisExcellent interpersonal skills, comfortable working with people of varied cultural backgrounds and English as second language usersAbility to write and edit effectivelyAbility to communicate the written and spoken work with tact, diplomacy, and/or authority when necessaryGood organizational skills, well disciplined, and able to meet deadlines, self-starterAbility to work under pressure with many priorities and deadlines; effective problem solverMinimum BS in Accounting (or equivalent experience), Business Administration, Finance or other related field Physical Requirements:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and climb stairs. Specific vision abilities required include ability to read printed materials and computer monitors. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentialfunctions. California FarmLink offers a generous benefits plan, including health insurance after 60 days, employer contribution to a 403b retirement plan, paid vacation, and a family-friendly and flexible work environment. California FarmLink maintains a drug-freeworkplace and is an equal opportunity employer. How to Apply Please email a thoughtful cover letter explaining your interest in the position and organization with resume to: info@cafarmlink.org. No phone calls please. Who We Are California FarmLink is a statewide nonprofit whose mission is to link independent farmers and ranchers with the land and financing they need for a sustainable future. For more info: www.cafarmlink.org 

Posted: July 21, 2020 | Location: Santa Cruz, California

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Posted: July 20, 2020 | Location: Esparto, California

Part-time Farm Manager—responsible for assisting with all field production, attending one farmer’s market a week, and managing the value-added workflow for the farm. 20 hours/week, 50 weeks/year. Expect 30-hour work weeks when larger value-added projects are scheduled. Compensation commensurate with skills and experience, $15-20/hr. 2 weeks paid vacation.

Posted: June 29, 2020 | Location: ,

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Posted: June 29, 2020 | Location: ,

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Posted: June 5, 2020 | Location: Woodland, California

In 2017 the Center for Land-Based Learning launched the first registered apprenticeship program for a Beginning Farm and Ranch Manager in California. Through partnership with a local farm and state funding, this program was developed to address the shortage of farm managers and supervisors on California farms and ranches as they begin to retire. At the same time, the goal was to develop a statewide, high-quality, professional training program for aspiring farmers to have a pathway into a stable career in farming. The Apprenticeship program is now expanding to include other occupations in agriculture that are ripe for the apprenticeship model. Job DescriptionThe Center for Land-Based Learning is hiring an Apprenticeship Program Coordinator, based at our headquarters at 40140 Best Ranch Rd, Woodland, CA. During the Covid-19 pandemic, this position will be able to work remotely. The Coordinator will report to the Apprenticeship Program Manager. The position is hourly and may include travel and overnight stays, occasionally, once these activities resume. Key Job ResponsibilitiesReview and process apprenticeship applicationsLead apprentice interviews and selectionConduct scheduled visits to the farm sites to assess the program experience for apprentices and employersCollect Program feedback from communication with apprentices and employersAssist in updating policies, rules and regulations of the programCoordinate and perform apprentice case management, tracking, paperwork, and evaluation activitiesAssist with Apprenticeship Program Committee coordination, communication, and administrative activitiesAssist with developing curriculum and expanding the programAssist with apprenticeship recruitment and outreach efforts, as neededAssist with Land-Based Learning events (fundraisers, donor appreciation events, open houses, etc.)Other duties as assigned Please visit our website for the full job description & application instructions: www.landbasedlearning.org/job-opportunities

Posted: June 1, 2020 | Location: ,

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Posted: May 15, 2020 | Location: Aptos, California

Communications AssociateStatus: Half-Time, ExemptReports To: Director of Communications and PhilanthropyPrimary Office: Aptos, with remote work as necessarySalary: $25-30K commensurate with experience California FarmLink invests in the prosperity of farmers and ranchers through lending, education, and access to land. FarmLink envisions a healthy food system where farmers and ranchers have equitable opportunities to build wealth and conserve natural resources. We value equitable access to opportunity, resilient working landscapes, fairness and accountability, and learning from diverse farmers and ranchers. The communications associate plays a key role in supporting effective engagement and allyship with farmers. This is an opportunity to provide farmers with information they want and create avenues for engagement with clients and supporters to achieve organizational goals. The ideal candidate for this position will be a highly organized self-starter who enjoys contributing to a collaborative team environment. Essential Duties and ResponsibilitesThe Communications Associate coordinates communications activities that support prosperity for farmers and ranchers and promotes California FarmLink’s mission, programs, and brand. The associate is an integral member of a team focused on equitable access to opportunity for farmers and ranchers, and working in partnership with public agencies, donors, funders, investors, and other nonprofits. Primary responsibilities include:Manage social media including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn with a focus on storytelling, core messaging, opinion-sharing and adherence to brand guidelines.Manage WordPress website including assembling web pages, land listings, and publishing and promoting materials online.Manage the production of email marketing, including quarterly newsletters and other messages, as well as email acquisition strategies.Work with communications and program staff to develop and share original video and photographic content including farmer profiles, educational content/presentations, and stories and testimonials from the FarmLink community.Collaborate with program staff, board members and volunteers to expand original photographic, video, and written content capturing FarmLink’s work.Coordinate marketing to promote land and loan programs, including news distribution, Google AdWords and paid advertising.Leverage social media and website platforms to launch crowd-sourced content campaigns related to land and loan programs.Write original content including farmer profiles and program-related storytelling in ways that emphasize diverse farmers’ voices and Farmlink’s mission, vision, and values.Coordinate with our design consultant to maintain brand strategy for educational and collateral materials, social media, educational campaigns, and events.Coordinate service providers for audio transcription and/or language translation.Help to ensure consistent message, tone, voice and proper grammar and spelling across all content and communications. Position RequirementsTwo or more years’ communications and/or marketing experience and strong interest in FarmLink’s mission, vision, and values.Experience with social media strategy and communications/planning tools including Hootsuite, Asana, WordPress and video and presentation tools including Adobe Premiere Elements™ Adobe Spark™ or similar.Strong sense for storytelling, inquisitive mindset, and ability to identify and express meaningful nuances in stories of FarmLink’s work.Demonstrated ability to capture impactful photographic and video content with DSLR cameras and/or smartphones.Spanish language skills strongly preferred, along with passion for working with ethnically and racially diverse communities to create economic opportunity and promote social justice.Ability to manage multiple projects on deadlines, collaborate with diverse colleagues and partners, and be open to editorial direction.Current drivers’ license and ability to visit farms, occasionally in remote rural locations. HOW TO APPLY:Please email a thoughtful cover letter explaining your interest in the position and the organization, along with a resume and work samples (written and/or visual) to info@cafarmlink.org No phone calls please. Applications accepted on a rolling basis; position open until filled; priority screening date is May 27, 2020. This is a part-time, exempt position, and includes a six-month introductory or probationary period. California FarmLink offers a generous benefits plan, including health insurance after 60 days, employer contribution to a 403b retirement plan after one year, life insurance, paid vacation, and a family-friendly and flexible work environment. California FarmLink maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. We seek candidates that represent the diversity of the communities we serve, and strongly encourage you to apply.