Grow Food Northampton seeks a Director of Programs, a new, full-time position reporting to the Executive Director. The Director of Programs will be responsible for the overall performance of the organization’s programs in relation to our mission, desired impact, and expectations for efficiency. As our second full-time staff member, you will provide overall supervision and support to part-time staff and Americorps members carrying out the following programs and initiatives: Community Garden, Farmers’ Market, Youth Education, and Giving Garden. In addition to working closely with direct reports and the Executive Director on program strategy, goals, implementation, and evaluation, the Director of Programs will also serve as the hands-on manager for several initiatives in the Food Access program area, including Double SNAP Share, Red Bag, Senior FarmShare, and farmer donations.
This is a great opportunity for the right person to take on leadership responsibilities in an exciting and growing organization that is taking concrete steps to build a community that supports its farms and farmers and makes local food available to all residents. Please open the PDF below to see more details, including responsibilities, qualifications, compensation, and application instructions. The initial deadline is March 12, but applications will be reviewed until a selected candidate has accepted the position. Please do not apply or make inquiries if you have not yet read the attachment!