Climate Smart Agriculture Technical Assistance Provider


Pittsboro, North Carolina

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details Full-time salaried, exempt position. Annual salary of $57,394-61,225 depending on experience and skill set based on 40 hours/week.

Desired skills, knowledge, and abilities: 

  • Have the ability to proficiently function independently. 
  • Experience working on farms or conducting farm site visits, with an understanding of farmers’ time constraints
  • Experience working with historically underserved farmers
  • Previous experience working in a nonprofit setting
  • Spanish language proficiency

Compensation: Full-time salaried, exempt position. Annual salary of $57,394-61,225 depending on experience and skill set based on 40 hours/week. Generous benefits package includes paid time off, 401k, medical, dental, life insurance, and long/short-term disability insurance plans.

Location: Triangle or Triad region of North Carolina. Employees are expected to spend Mondays in our Pittsboro office weekly. 


About RAFI:  Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA (RAFI) challenges the root causes of unjust food systems, supporting and advocating for economically, racially, and ecologically just farm communities. We envision a thriving, sustainable, and equitable food system where farmers and farmworkers have dignity and agency; where they are supported by just agricultural policies; and where corporations and institutions are accountable to their community.

RAFI’s Salary Rates: RAFI’s salary policy is implemented based on the goals of fair, clear and transparent criteria for salary rates with clear standards that minimize the effect of negotiation skills or preference. RAFI’s salary policy sets salary rates for positions based on the responsibility level that the position holds. Given this, RAFI does not negotiate salary rates. 


COVID: RAFI-USA’s workplace policies require all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless medical or religious exemptions are present.

Equal Opportunity Employer: RAFI-USA is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, physical or mental handicap, matriculation, or political affiliation.

Work Authorization: RAFI does not sponsor work visas; this position requires authorization to work in the United States.

Inclusive Workplace: RAFI-USA values an equitable and inclusive workplace. We are deeply committed to engaging the skills and leadership of people of color, LGBTQ persons, and other individuals from diverse backgrounds. Research shows that often women and people from underrepresented groups only apply to jobs for which they meet 100% of the qualifications. RAFI-USA is interested in attracting a diverse pool of candidates who want to contribute as a part of a dedicated, hard-working, collaborative team, driven by equity. You need not check every box. If much of this describes you, we encourage you to apply.


Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and professional references at the link here. We will accept applications until the position is filled. In your cover letter, please state why you are interested in working for RAFI and share any skills or experiences you have that make you an ideal candidate for this position. Please no calls or emails.

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Category General / Stewardship, Sustainability
Tags Climate Change, Sustainable Agriculture