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VAAFM is Hiring! Join Our Agricultural Development Team!

February 28, 2024
Join Our Team

Are you passionate about Vermont agriculture? Do you want to help grow and support programs that make Vermont’s food system more sustainable, resilient, and accessible?

Apply to join our Agricultural Development team! We are currently hiring for three exciting positions:

1) Agricultural Development Division Assistant Director: This position will contribute to state-level agricultural future discussions and support economic development program operations and staff. In this collaborative position, the Assistant Director will manage the integration and coordination of programs; lead budget and strategic systems development; support an equitable and balanced work culture; and support staff leadership with coaching and mentorship. For questions about this this position, please contact Abbey Willard at

2) Agricultural Resource Manager II: This position will work directly with businesses and organizations in Vermont's food system, helping them assess needs and connecting them with appropriate resources to help advance their organizational goals. This position will develop and maintain a comprehensive directory of financial and technical assistance resources and will use a variety of communication strategies to promote these resources. For questions about this position, please contact Trevor Lowell at

3) Contract and Grants Specialist I: This position will administer our grants management system, manage contracting processes and procedures, prepare and process agreements and amendments, and more while working with program management staff supporting the Resilient Food Systems Infrastructure Program and the Northeast Dairy Business Innovation Center.

The deadline for all three positions is March 11th. Visit to learn more about each position and apply today!