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NL Young Farmers Outreach Coordinator

Updated: Mar 20


The Outreach Coordinator position will be the lead on the outreach and engagement of membership. Over the last few years, NL Young Farmers has been identifying their current membership base, as well as promoting the organization to reach and secure new members. Through this process, the need to retain a full-time Outreach Coordinator is vital. The Outreach Coordinator will also assist in the planning of Open Farm Day and achieving the deliverables with all NL Young Farmers activities.

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NL Young Farmers is a not-for-profit program and part of the national organization Canadian Young Farmers Forum. NL Young Farmers has a vision of empowered young Newfoundlanders and Labradorians leading an attractive and profitable agriculture industry. Our mission is to energize and educate a powerful network of young farm leaders within the province. NL Young Farmers is a project hosted through the Newfoundland & Labrador Federation of Agriculture (NLFA).

Essential Skills and Attributes

  • Degree or diploma in office administration, communications, community services, or equivalent experience.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Ability to effectively communicate.

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with staff.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Strong public speaking ability.

  • Experience managing a database.

  • Computer literacy skills (Outlook, Excel, Word, Teams, Zoom, Canva, Wix, Power Point, etc.)

  • Comfortable using social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, X, YouTube, etc.)

  • Strong work ethic with a high degree of energy.

  • Experience with non-profit organizations would be an asset.

  • Knowledge of the provincial agriculture industry would be an asset.

  • Driver’s licence and own vehicle

Duties and Responsibilities

Assist with NL Young Farmers initiatives. The top priority is membership and program outreach, including an ongoing review and update of current membership. Connect with organizations that could increase outreach and overall awareness of the program and share resources from NL Young Farmers where appropriate. 

Ongoing analysis of current membership and levels of engagement using a strategic outreach plan of current membership and potential membership.

  • Intensive review of current membership list (including reach outs to current members to collect information).

  • Develop an engagement tracking process for membership.

Develop and communicate consistent messaging to current and potential members demonstrating the value and relevance of NL Young Farmers.

  • Clearly identify benefits of membership.

  • Identify desired methods of engagement and track number of members reached.

  • Assist with ongoing Training Needs Assessment of membership base.

Compensation and other details

Job Type: Full-Time Salary: $40,000 - $43,000

Vacation: 2 weeks annual paid vacation plus paid public holidays, Christmas Holidays Dec 24 -Jan 2

Hours: 37.5 hours/week

Benefits upon successful probationary period: Dental, Drugs

Job location: Mount Pearl, NL. You must reside in Newfoundland and Labrador

Satisfactory Certificate of Conduct and Vulnerable Sector Check is required

Expected Start Date: As soon as possible

How to Apply: Send your PDF resume and cover letter to with subject line "NL Young Farmers Outreach Coordinator" by Friday, April 12.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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