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National Farm to School Network (NFSN) is an information, advocacy and networking hub for communities working to bring local food sourcing and food and agriculture education into schools and early care and education settings. National Farm to School Network is a project of Tides Center, the nation’s largest fiscal sponsor. When available, full and part-time positions and/or internships with the National Farm to School Network will be listed below.

Open positions

Development Intern

National Farm to School Network seeks a part-time Development Intern to support implementation of NFSN’s Development Plan, assisting with the expansion of the organization’s donor pool and diversifying revenue streams. This temporary position starts in April 2022 and runs through October 2022 at 10-15 hours per week. This role is a remote position and may be in any location in the United States. The Development Intern will report directly to the Development Director and work closely with NFSN staff.

Job description
| To apply for this position, submit a cover letter and resume to Please include “Development Intern” in the email subject line. The deadline to apply is April 11, 2022.

Interviews currently in process.

Strategic Planning Consultant

National Farm to School Network has completed the strategic mapping process for the 2020-2025 strategic plan. NFSN is moving into the next phase of the strategic planning process and seeks to hire a Strategic Plan Consultant who has experience in Systems Thinking and values the centering of racial equity, to help guide the formation of "lever teams," implementation, and facilitation thereafter.  Among the key responsibilities, the Strategic Plan Consultant hired will advise on an equitable nomination and selection process for the lever teams as well as facilitate the formation of these self-organized teams. The anticipated contract duration is June 2022 through December 2022, however, can be flexible depending on the final Scope of Work.

Description | To express interest, email and schedule an exploratory meeting no later than Monday, April 25, 2022 at 11:59pm ET. Please include consultant resumes and any pre-existing materials about your consulting firm such as links to online content. There is no need to create new materials for the exploratory discussion.

This announcement has been updated from its original RFP version posted March 30, which included a more rigorous application process. It was brought to NFSN's attention that proposal requirements for consultants are inequitable and an undue burden, and the search process has been adjusted accordingly.

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