The Oregon Farm to School and School Garden Network (OFSSGN) is hiring a Director of Finance, Fundraising and Operations
This position is responsible for the fiscal health of the organization. This is a Co-Director position, which is a team role with the Director of Programs.
This is a part-time position, 30 hours per week. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience with development, fundraising, and financial management and a commitment to supporting healthy local food systems and diversity, equity, inclusion and social and racial justice.
Applications are due May 3rd.
Please distribute widely and share with anyone you think might be interested in joining the OFSSGN staff to play a key role in advancing our vision: to ensure that every child in Oregon has access to nourishing, culturally relevant local food and that students of all ages are provided regular hands-on opportunities to connect with and learn about food and where it comes from.
Megan Kemple is the Director of the Oregon Farm to School and School Garden Network. She has been involved with Oregon’s farm to school programs for the past 20 years. For ten of those years, Megan was Director of the Farm to School Program in Lane County, Oregon. She has served in a leadership role with Oregon’s farm to school movement since the Oregon Farm to School and School Garden Network (OFSSGN) was formed in 2007. In her current role as Director of OFSSGN, she focuses on supporting farm to school and school garden stakeholders and advocating for farm to school programs and funding in the legislature.
Melina is the Program Director for the Oregon Farm to School & School Garden Network. Melina has been active in the farm to school and school garden movement for many years. She helped to found Rogue Valley Farm to School in southern Oregon where she served as Program Director for 12 years. Melina holds a MS in Environmental Education and lives on a small homestead in southern Oregon with her husband and two children. She enjoys hiking, gardening, pottery and cooking with her family.
Administrative Coordinator & Program Assistant
Wren is the Administrative Coordinator and Program Assistant for the Oregon Farm to School & School Garden Network. After 10 years working within the insurance industry, she began her farm to school journey working at the Oregon Dept of Education helping to administer the Oregon Farm to School grants. She has loved every step since. Wren studied musical theater in New York City, and now enjoys annoying her children by belting out broadway soliloquies. She also enjoys baking, gardening, and board games with her family.