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NL Young Farmers Outreach Coordinator

Updated: Dec 14, 2023

URGENTLY HIRING - DEADLINE TO APPLY WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10


The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the outreach and engagement of NL Young Farmers membership and program outreach. This position will connect and collaborate with organizations to increase outreach and awareness of the program and share resources where appropriate. The Outreach Coordinator will assist with all NL Young Farmers initiatives and report to the NL Young Farmers Coordinator.

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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), an organization that represents farmers and farm groups in the province. Our motto is “farmers helping farmers” and we believe that through sharing information and speaking with a united voice, farmers can work more effectively for the betterment of the agriculture industry.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the outreach and engagement of NL Young Farmers membership and program outreach

  • Complete analysis of current membership and levels of engagement using a strategic outreach plan of current membership and potential membership

  • Develop and communicate consistent messaging to current and potential members demonstrating the value and relevance of NL Young Farmers, including assisting with a Training Needs Assessment of current membership base

  • Assist in creating membership and program awareness by expanding reach and presenting to a broad audience, including developing pitches and presentations for industry events

  • Help connect and develop partnerships with identified groups and organizations

  • Assist in NL Young Farmers initiatives and other duties as required

  • Some travel is required

Essential Skills and Attributes

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

  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with staff

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Office, Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Canva, Wix, PowerPoint, etc.)

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

  • 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

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: Dental, Drugs, Extended Health Benefits, Hospital and Travel


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


Expected Start Date: As soon as possible


How to Apply: Send your PDF resume and cover letter to hiring@nlfa.ca with subject line "NL Young Farmers Outreach Coordinator" by Wednesday, January 10. Only those that are selected for an interview will be contacted.


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