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Field Coordinator
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Kansas Rural Center | Topeka, KS
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Field Coordinator—Grassroots Engagement Project

Position Opening

Full-time Field Coordinator for all aspects of Kansas Rural Center’s Grassroots Engagement work.  Will assist in organizing public meetings that advance dialogue and activities around state and local food and farming systems and related health equity issues. Will build connections with rural and minority constituents across the state.  Focus is on  education, organizing and mobilizing communities around issues, developing strong leaders, voter registration education, all geared toward achieving public policy impact.

Ideal candidate will have degree in sociology, anthropology, economic or community development, political science. Knowledge of agriculture and food systems important. Must be self starter but a team player. Excellent communication skills required.  Background in Spanish is helpful.  Commitment to sustainable agriculture and food systems is necessary.  

The Kansas Rural Center, Inc. (KRC) is a non-profit organization that promotes the long-term health of the land and its people through community-based research,education, and advocacy. KRC cultivates grassroots support for public policies and practices that strengthen communities, advance a more sustainable farm and food system, and encourage stewardship of Kansas ecosystems.

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