Jobs and Internships

PRESIDENT/CEO

Farmworker Justice is seeking a new President to lead the organization in the day-to-day pursuit of its mission, appearing on behalf of the organization and the movement it represents, responsible for fundraising, directing its programmatic, policy and legal activities and carrying out strategies and policies set by the Board.

The President is expected to be a collaborative leader and team builder who, with the Farmworker Justice staff, builds and maintains strong partnerships with farmworker organizations, allied groups, policymakers, federal and state agency leaders, funders, the Farmworker Justice Advisory Council members, other volunteers, and progressive voices in the labor, immigrant, environmental public health, food and agricultural worker communities. Specific qualifications include:

  • Proven experience in management, communications, fundraising, policy making, advocacy, and litigation.
  • A four-year college degree or the equivalent experience; a law degree is helpful but not required.
  • Understanding of and sensitivity to the difficult lives that most farmworkers and their families endure.
  • An awareness of current law, policies and customs that impact farmworkers.
  • Insight into the courts and legal processes to help determine when FJ can play a useful role in challenging or supporting challenges to unjust policies and systemic abuses.
  • Knowledge of the key players and forces at work in Congress, the Administration and the food and agricultural industries.
  • Knowing how to develop successful advocacy strategies for implementation in Washington, D.C., the states and at the grassroots level.
  • Experience in recruiting training, leading and retaining quality staff people who are values-driven.
  • Ability to take the lead in fundraising and the pursuit of new funders, engaging the Board, Advisory Council, and other staff when appropriate.
  • Ability to use technology and social media to create and execute a public relations and communication strategy.
  • Foreign language skills, particularly Spanish.
  • Ability to travel frequently, mostly within the U.S.

Salary: $140,000-$156,000.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for Farmworker Justice.

Consultant: Jennifer Dunlap- 703-718-4760​ | dunlap@driconsulting.com

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FARMWORKER JUSTICE PROJECT DIRECTOR, HEALTH PROMOTION

Farmworker Justice (FJ), a national non-profit farmworker advocacy organization based in Washington, D.C., seeks a highly qualified, motivated individual for a Project Director, Health Promotion position. The individual will coordinate and support the implementation of FJ health promotion projects in farmworker communities across the country. The Project Director, Health Promotion will work closely with the Director of Health Policy and Programs and other members of the FJ health team.

The Project Director, Health Promotion will:

  • Coordinate implementation of health promotion projects with support from FJ staff, including developing health educational materials for farmworkers, advocates, and community services providers/organizations
  • Oversee monitoring and reporting of project activities
  • Build relationships with farmworker community-based organizations
  • Assist with fundraising efforts, including developing health promotion project proposals
  • Support health team projects and other general organizational activities

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree in Public Health or similar field strongly preferred
  • 3-5 years of project management experience, preferably with community-based organizations
  • Excellent research and writing skills, including ability to synthesize information from different sources and present information in a variety of written formats and styles
  • Ability to work in a team as well as independently on multiple projects
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred, proficiency in Haitian Creole a plus
  • Strong commitment to the mission of Farmworker Justice and to improving the living and working conditions of farmworkers and their families

The Project Director, Health Promotion position is based in Washington, DC. Due to COVID-19 precautions, the position will be remote until it is deemed safe to return to the office.

Salary range is $58,000 – $62,000, commensurate with experience. Farmworker Justice provides a generous benefits package, including health and dental insurance.

Application Deadline: Position open until filled. Interested applicants please email cover letter, brief writing sample and resume to aguild@farmworkerjustice.org with the subject line: “Project Assistant”

Farmworker Justice is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Information about our organization is available at www.farmworkerjustice.org.


FARMWORKER JUSTICE PROJECT ASSISTANT

 Farmworker Justice (FJ), a national non-profit farmworker advocacy organization based in Washington, D.C., seeks a highly qualified, motivated individual for a Project Assistant position. The individual will support FJ’s health promotion and occupational safety and health projects.

The Project Assistant will provide an exciting opportunity to assist farmworkers and their organizations with technical and program support and to assist FJ professional staff on health promotion and occupational safety and health projects. The Project Assistant will:

  • Assist in the development of health and occupational safety and health educational materials for farmworkers, advocates, and community service providers/organizations
  • Provide  research, analysis and logistical support for FJ’s health promotion and occupational safety and health projects
  • Assist in monitoring and reporting of project activities
  • Support general organizational activities, including writing articles for newsletters and website content, assisting the Board of Directors, attending and coordinating coalition meetings, and organizing resource materials

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Excellent research and writing skills, including ability to synthesize information from different sources and present information in a variety of written formats and styles
  • Strong commitment to the mission of Farmworker Justice and to improving the living and working conditions of farmworkers and their families
  • Ability to work in a team as well as independently on multiple projects
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred, proficiency in Haitian Creole a plus
  • Prior experience in training, data collection and research, and material development a plus

The Project Assistant position is based in Washington, D.C. Due to COVID-19 precautions, the position will be remote until it is deemed safe to return to the office.

Salary range is $38,000 – $42,000, commensurate with experience. Farmworker Justice provides a generous benefits package, including health and dental insurance.

Application Deadline: Position open until filled. Interested applicants please email cover letter, brief writing sample and resume to aguild@farmworkerjustice.org with the subject line: “Project Assistant”

Farmworker Justice is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Information about our organization is available at www.farmworkerjustice.org.