Community Organizer, NC FIELD

NC FIELD is a non-profit community-based organization working to educate the public and be of service to agricultural workers and their families. We provide direct services and advocacy to youth (Poder Juvenil Campesino/Rural Youth Power) to give them the support they need to graduate high school and access higher education. We also implement service-learning and internships for youth as an alternative to agricultural labor during the summer months. NC FIELD is expanding its reach, and fundraising capacity in order to build a community outreach model that utilizes a case management framework to increase the number of migrant and seasonal workers who receive education related to occupational health and safety, general wellness, and access to health services.

The Community Organizer position requires experience working directly with youth and/or families from the agricultural community. An interest in our mission and activities are necessary. Desired qualifications include:

  • Enthusiasm for NC FIELD’s mission

  • Computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Ability to work alongside community partners to meet project outcomes

  • Strong work ethic with the ability to prioritize

  • Ability to make good judgment calls, ability to adapt and demonstrate flexibility

Experience: Candidate must be bilingual (Spanish), have strong interpersonal skills, be responsible and friendly, and have the desire to learn office functions and procedures; interest indirect services to the agricultural worker population, and a desire to excel.

A typical day: Various work hours available, including some weekends; check-in at the start of each shift with the director, consultants, and volunteers; able to set hours and days and follow through with extensive on-the-job training with NC FIELD, and other social and clinical partners; a positive attitude and lifelong learners needed. Be flexible with regard to duties, and positively rise to the challenges of a small nonprofit organization.   

Think you’re a good fit? Please submit a resume and cover letter to Development@NCFIELD.org