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Volunteer Opportunities

CEFS is currently seeking volunteers to help with hands-on farm work at the Small Farm Unit. Download a volunteer application form here (.doc) or (.pdf).

Employment Opportunities

Alternative Swine Unit Program Manager

Primary Purpose of Position

The position will be required to provide leadership to Cooperative Extension program efforts, coordinating and managing the alternative swine unit at the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) in Goldsboro, NC. So, the person in the position will be required to work somewhat independently and interact in a collaborative manner with CEFS and research station supervisors and staff on behalf of A&T.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

This Extension Assistant position, the Extension Swine Program Manager, would provide on-site direction and coordination for the Extension Swine Program at the CEFS Alternative Swine Unit for successful Extension demonstration site value. The person in the position would be responsible for daily operations of the Unit (similar to the current Extension Associate/Horticulture Unit Coordinator at A&T Farm) and provide leadership in conjunction with the A&T Supervisor and co-Director of CEFS as related to sustainable swine production. The position will operate under the direction of the Swine Unit Coordinator and in collaboration with NCDA&CS staff responsible for their activities on the unit.

Minimum Requirements

A bachelor’s degree in Animal Science, Farm Management or related field with 2 years’ experience involving livestock or farm management, preferably with Swine, master’s degree preferred. Experience with extension or program/project management preferred. Valid Driver’s license and personal transportation required

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

2 years’ experience involving livestock or farm management, preferably with Swine. Experience with extension or program/project management preferred

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