Grassroots Policy Organizer

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Location: Chittenden County, Remote,
About the Job

The Grassroots Policy Organizer (GPO) will collaborate with staff and member leaders to develop our legislative priorities, campaigns and strategies, and support our work in the legislature to achieve policy wins in support of our mission. The GPO will focus on organizing, training, and planning with member leaders in the field in the summer and fall and will  focus on executing our member-defined legislative strategy during the session from January through May. A key focus of this position year-round is to expand NOFA-VT’s base of engaged members and build the numbers of NOFA-VT members taking action on NOFA-VT’s policy issues.

Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

NOFA-VT provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Applicants for this and all positions at NOFA-VT are encouraged to review our Statement of Intention on Social Justice prior to applying in order to understand how we view social and racial justice as central to a healed and thriving food and agricultural system.

Wage or Salary
$23.60-$30.50 an hour based on experience