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Executive Coordinator Position

Position Announcement
Title: Young Farmers of Virginia Executive Coordinator
General Description
This is a part time, 125 hours per 12 months of employment, position which involves coordinating the Young Farmers of Virginia, adult education program. This position is contracted for one year and can be renewed upon agreement of both parties.
Responsibilities
 The Young Farmers of Virginia Executive Coordinator is responsible for coordinating programs and activities associated with the Young Farmers of Virginia. Specific responsibilities include:
*Attend all YFV Executive Board meetings.
*Serve as a liaison to the NYFEA for Virginia.
*Work with the VYF Reporter to publish the semi-annual newsletter and distributing to membership.
*Work with the VYF Executive Treasurer to produce a membership roster annually.
*Work with the Virginia Department of Education and Virginia Tech staff to enhance the Young Farmer Program.
*Contact new agricultural education teachers to encourage new Young Farmer programs.
*Assist the VYF President in planning and conducting the YFV State Convention.
*Collect and organize member award applications for awards judging.
*Serve as contact person for the YFV
*Maintain the YFV display with photos and recruitment/event information
*Serve as photographer at YFV activities
*Update website www.vayoungfarmer.org
The YFV Executive Coordinator will work under the supervision of the YFV Executive Board and the Specialist for Agricultural Education at the Virginia Department of Education.
Qualifications:
Experience working with Young Farmer Programs essential.  Experience working with word processing, spreadsheets and databases preferred.  Ability to use and access email and internet communications essential.  A self-directed individual is desired.
Salary and Benefits
This position is part-time and funded on an annual basis. Annual Salary $2400.00.  The successful applicant is expected to work a minimum of 125 hours per 12 months of employment. Funds for expenses and travel will be allocated.  No benefits provided.  A Dell Laptop, HP scanner/printer/fax/copier and projector are provided for use.
Location
The position will be located in the home of the successful candidate.
Application
 A detailed resume and two (2) letters of reference, reflecting the candidates past participation in Young Farmer
activities, should be sent to the address below by March 30, 2017.
Ms. Ashley Craun
President, Young Farmers of Virginia
3463 Hill Gap Rd.
Bridgewater VA, 22812
Phone Number: 540-908-0815

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