Job Openings

  • Spring Green Farm Administration and Business Development Coordinator

    The Savanna Institute invites applications for a Farm Administration and Business Development Assistant to advance agroforestry by supporting the record keeping and administrative elements of the Savanna Institute’s Spring Green Campus and Demonstration Farms. This position will work closely with the Spring Green Campus Farm Director, Demonstration Farm Director, and other Savanna Institute staff, community partners, collaborating farmers/landowners, and farm visitors. This position reports to the Spring Green Campus Farm Director This position will primarily be on-site work in Spring Green, WI, with remote work opportunities

  • Spring Green Equipment Operations and Maintenance Specialist

    The Savanna Institute invites applications for a Equipment Operations and Maintenance Specialist to advance agroforestry by supporting the development and management of Savanna Institute’s Spring Green Campus Home Farms. The Home Farms feature the development of novel tree crop varieties within integrated agroforestry systems. This position will work closely with the Spring Green Campus Farm Director, other Savanna Institute staff, community partners, collaborating farmers/landowners, and farm visitors. This is a full-time, year-round position with flexibility for limited hours during the winter months. Part-time year-round employment will also be considered This position reports to the Spring Green Campus Farm Director

  • Grants Manager

    The Savanna Institute invites applications for a Grants Manager to serve as a project manager and grant writer.

  • Director of Development

    The Savanna Institute invites applications for a Director of Development. This position will lead the Savanna Institute’s fundraising efforts in our work to scale up agroforestry as a nature-based climate solution. As a member of the Executive Team, this position will work closely with the Executive Director, the Outreach and Partnerships team, and other leadership. The Director of Development will lead overall fund development strategy for the organization, and focus on growing and diversifying sources of philanthropic support, which is integral to building the organization and realizing our vision – a multifunctional agriculture based on agroforestry systems of integrated trees, crops, and livestock and fostering ecological resilience, water quality, soil health, and vibrant rural communities.

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On-Farm Apprenticeship Opportunities Available

Our Apprenticeship Program offers a one-of-a-kind experience to beginning farmers. Each season, the Savanna Institute pairs apprentices with mentor farmers to learn agroforestry and business management skills. Apprenticeships are paid and last for a minimum of 10 weeks. Apprentices also take online coursework and have an opportunity for community-building throughout the year.
Apprenticeship Program Applications are Open

 

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