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Growers Leading Change

FAR is bringing together a small team of extension group facilitators as part of new arable industry extension framework, Growers Leading Change. Five fixed-term, part-time positions are available until September 2023.

National Programme Co-ordinator

An experienced and enthusiastic extension specialist to oversee the development of a new arable industry extension framework, Growers Leading Change (GLC).

This fixed term, 0.5 FTE position will be based at FAR's offices, at Templeton, Christchurch.

Reporting to the Communications Manager, the National Programme Co-ordinator will play a key role in developing GLC into an extension framework to package and deliver environmental, agronomic and farm business resources to meet the wide-ranging needs of New Zealand's arable farmers. The National Programme Co-ordinator will also manage four regionally based GLC facilitators and be responsible for monitoring and reporting on all GLC activities and outcomes.

Applications, including a covering letter and C.V must be received by 11.00pm, Sunday 11 October, 2020.

For further information contact Anna Heslop 03 345 5783

Position description: National programme co-ordinator


Regional Facilitator

FAR is bringing together a small team of extension group facilitators as part of new arable industry extension framework, Growers Leading Change (GLC).

Four regionally based, fixed-term, 0.5 FTE positions are available; one each to service Otago/Southland. South/Mid Canterbury, Southern North Island and Northern North Island. Facilitators will work from home, and be reimbursed for the use of their own vehicles.

Facilitators will help set up and run local and national arable discussion groups focusing on environmental, agronomic or farm business issues and opportunities. Agronomy experience is not required, as part of the facilitators' role is to identify and source expertise to meet groups' needs. Experience in facilitation is desirable, but not not essential as full training will be given.

Applications, including a covering letter and C.V must be received by 11.00pm, Sunday 11 October, 2020.

For further information contact Anna Heslop 03 345 5783

Position description: Regional facilitator: