We have openings!
Hudson River/Catskill Regional Coordinator
Are you committed to change? There are many agricultural and food system workers throughout the Hudson River and Catksills region who are committed to change. Rural & Migrant Ministry is determined to stand with them and we need a creative, determined educator to lead us. Utilizing Participatory Education, the Coordinator will oversee the creation of a Leadership Development Program with, and among food system workers (especially farmworkers) throughout the region that leads to systemic change. This will take place as we collaboratively develop a new Rural Worker Education Center.
Working hand in hand with the Executive Director, the position has several fundamental components:
1. Establishing a Rural Worker Education Center that will be a Center for both farmworker and farmworker ally Leadership Development.
2. Outreach within the farmworking and rural worker communities.
3. Coordinate regional activities within the Hudson River region for Rural & Migrant Ministry
Youth Economic Education Coordinator
For the past seven years, participants of the Youth Economic Group (YEG) have worked to create their cooperative business Bags for Justice which designs, silk screens, and sells tote bags and t-shirts, with messages that advocate social justice. We are looking for a Coordinator who has the determination and skills to help this program continue to develop as a rare opportunity for rural youth to participate in a cooperative business and a Youth Leadership Program dedicated to empowerment and social justice. Most importantly, we are looking for someone who sees her/himself as both an educator and a leader.
Working hand in hand with the Executive Director, the position has several fundamental components including:
1. Strive to build upon existing efforts to create a sustainable program and business
2. Supervise and coordinate staff, volunteers and interns within the Program
3. Appreciate the rural setting and drive great distances on a regular basis
4. Have a vision, as well as honor the vision of the members – seeing this endeavor as a partnership
5. Appreciate the challenges and possibilities of working within a small but growing organization
6. Be comfortable working with allies in the faith, labor, business, social justice and academic communities