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Thank you for your interest in Angelic Organics Learning Center! Our team is a dedicated and dynamic group of folks working together to build local food systems in both urban and rural areas. Please familiarize yourself with our organization by reviewing our website. 

If you think you may be a qualified and passionate candidate for our staff team, please submit your resume to the email address listed within each job description. Be sure to include the title of the position in the subject field. We'll be sure to look it over and get back to you as soon as possible. No walk-ins or phone calls, please.  

If you would like to volunteer with us, please follow the directions for specific positions or complete the volunteer application below and email it to us.

JOB OPENINGS


On-Farm Educators

Application Deadline: Until filled

On-Farm Educators facilitate educational programs at the Learning Center for children and adults on a seasonal, part-time basis. Ideal candidates will have experience with organic farming, environmental education, and working with diverse audiences. Read Job Description Here!

 

Director of On Farm Programs 

Application Deadline: Until filled

The On-Farm Initiative Program Director is responsible for directing, supervising and providing leadership for all aspects of the On-Farm initiative. This person develops, implements and manages the annual work plan and budget for the on-farm initiative, supervises departmental staff and their work; fosters relationships with individuals, teachers and other potential groups; plans programs collaboratively with community partners; manages relationships with external stakeholders including project partners, contractors and community networks; delivers programs; reviews and contributes to key grant proposals and grant reports; and all other duties as assigned.  Read Job Description Here!

 Send Resume and Cover Letter to: Jobs@learngrowconnect.org.

 

On Farm Program Manager  

Application Deadline: Until filled

The On Farm Program Manager coordinates all aspects of the diverse educational programs offered at Angelic Organics Learning Center’s main farm and lodge facility, with a focus on organic farming, farm-to-table cooking and environmental education. The Program Manager is in charge of curriculum development and implementation, on-farm education team staff training, on-farm program facilitation and delivery, custom program coordination including scheduling and planning for school and community groups; and lodge program coordination, facilitation and support. During the summer, the Program Manager leads summer day camp programs and provides educational support to the overnight camp team. Additional duties include marketing, program record keeping and other duties as assigned.   Read Job Description Here!

 

 Send Resume and Cover Letter to: Jobs@learngrowconnect.org.


VOLUNTEER POSITIONS

Roots and Wings Program Support Volunteer

Application Deadline: Until filled

Roots & Wings is a Youth Leadership and Urban Agriculture program coordinated by Angelic Organics Learning Center at Blackhawk Courts Farm in Rockford, IL. The program support volunteer commits to weekly data entry and organization of program supplies, information and spaces for 2-4 hours per week. Complete and submit the volunteer application and the Roots and Wings supplement below to apply. Read Volunteer Description Here!


 

 

Roots and Wings Adult Mentor Volunteer

Application Deadline: May 30, 2018

Roots & Wings is a Youth Leadership and Urban Agriculture program coordinated by Angelic Organics Learning Center at Blackhawk Courts Farm in Rockford, IL. Adult mentors commit to participating in weekly youth programming with middle school students at Blackhawk Courts farm during 6-8 weeks from mid-June to mid-August, with options for continued support during the school year. Complete and submit the volunteer application and the Roots and Wings supplement below to apply. See the Mentor Overview Here, and Read Volunteer Description Here!

 


 

Volunteer Board of Directors

Application Deadline: Until filled

If you share our passion for local farms, food and land and our commitment to current and future generations, consider volunteering with our board of directors.  Help us drive the future of sustainable food systems by expanding our programs at the Angelic Organics farm, regional farms, urban growing sites and all of our program sites throughout northern Illinois, southern Wisconsin, and the Chicagoland area. For a job description of board directors, click here.

Interested candidates, please send an email introducing yourself to governance@learngrowconnect.org. Please include 1-3 sentences describing why you want to be involved, and the best way you can contribute to our mission. Interested candidates will be contacted by the board's governance committee chair.