Current job openings
-Social Service Coordinator F/T
-Climate Justice Organizer F/T
JOB OPENING – CLIMATE JUSTICE ORGANIZER
Do you want to be an agent for positive change in farmworker and rural communities in Florida?
Fight for climate and environmental justice for those who have least contributed to but are most
vulnerable to the effects of climate change?
To address the underlying systemic issues in
agriculture that harm both farmworkers, food consumers (i.e. all of us), and our climate? The
Farmworker Association of Florida (FWAF) is looking for a responsible, committed,
motivated, experienced and passionate leader for the position of Climate Justice Organizer.
The Farmworker Association of Florida is seeking applicants for a Climate Justice Organizer
position to help support the strategic vision and implementation of our Climate, and
Environmental Justice Campaign in Central Florida. Candidates who are committed to climate
and environmental justice, agroecology and food sovereignty, and a Just Transition centering
frontline farmworker communities to build a movement for a more just and sustainable economy
are encouraged to apply.
The Climate Justice Organizer will help move this platform forward
into implementation through outreach, education, campaign development and oversight,
leadership development, and youth and community organizing. We are looking for a candidate
who demonstrates excellent organizing, strategic, leadership, advocacy and collaborative skills,
including public relations, team building, and community outreach.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Coordinate information, communication, relationships, and processes to advance the Climate
and Environmental Justice Campaign
• Develop relationships among community members and among ally and partner organizations
• Conduct outreach, education and community member and youth organizing
• Train leaders on climate and environmental justice within the practice of agroecology and the
vision of the food sovereignty movement
• Build capacity of community members’ and youth leadership to advocate and give testimony
on their own behalf
• Support the development and implementation of political education curricula
• Support the development of narrative strategies and sharing of communications related to the
Climate and Environmental Justice Campaign.
• Advance the efforts to support and advocate for policies for a Just Transition
• Experience in grassroots or labor organizing around climate, racial, and/or economic justice
Climate Justice Organizer
• Demonstrated understanding of climate, environmental justice, farmworker, immigrant,
labor, other social change issues
• Well-developed critical thinking, time management, and leadership skills
• Organized, self-starter, highly motivated, ready to take initiative to grow
• Ability to plan, organize, and lead community meetings
• Bilingual English/Spanish; excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills in
English and Spanish
• Ability to develop positive working relations with diverse ethnic and cultural communities
• A deep commitment to supporting, amplifying and following frontline leadership
• Willing to work flexible hours, and to work nights and weekends when needed
• Personal transportation and good driving record; flexibility to travel in Central Florida and
occasionally to other areas of the state
• Technological skills, including familiarity and expertise in working with Microsoft 365:
Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook, Teams, SharePoint, as well as Zoom, Social
Media, Texting, WhatsApp, and other relevant tools.
• Significant skills in using digital organizing platforms.
We encourage women, people of color, and/or candidates with farm work experience or from
a farmworker family to apply. We will provide training support to the person hired for this
The Farmworker Association of Florida
FWAF is a 40-year-old, grassroots, non-profit, statewide, membership organization with offices
in Central and South Florida. The mission of the organization is to build power among
farmworkers and low-income rural communities to respond to and gain control over the social,
political, economic, workplace, health and environmental justice issues that impact their lives.
Over the decades, our work for and with farmworkers and rural immigrant and people of color
communities has established our reputation as a force for lifting up the voices of the
marginalized people to speak truth to power. We work in collaboration with others through
coalitions, alliances, networks and cooperation to strive for deep structural and institutional
change and for justice.
How to Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to
Nezahualcoyotl Xiuhtecutli at neza(at)floridafarmworkers.org.
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other
related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
JOB OPENING: Social Service Coordinator – Full time
Farmworker Association of Florida headquarters – Apopka, FL
The Farmworker Association has a position open for a Social Service Coordinator to work full time in our Apopka, Florida office. This person will provide intake, assessment, and assistance for a variety of social service programs to the local farmworker and rural community and their families. This includes SNAP (food stamps) applications, Medicaid applications, screening for direct financial aid, and other various social service programming referrals. The position can include assistance with coordinating community service workers and volunteers in office tasks and assisting the receptionist.
· Spanish language skills – written and verbal
· Knowledge of and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, and basic internet skills
· Data Entry
· Knowledge of the farm working community and their unique needs
· Familiarity with social service programs, government, and nonprofit
· Reliable Transportation
· Minimum two years of experience working in an office environment
· High School Diploma
· Flexibility and adaptability to assist with other projects and needs of staff and the community, including event assistance and planning, helping coordinate volunteers and community service workers
· Interest in learning about social and farmworker justice issues
To apply, please send resume and cover letter to [email protected] or mail to Farmworker Association of Florida, 1264 Apopka Blvd., Apopka, FL 32703
About the Farmworker Association of Florida:
Mission and Vision
The Farmworker Association of Florida’s long-standing mission is to build power among farmworker and rural low-income communities, to respond to and gain control over the social, political, economic, workplace, health, and environmental justice issues that impact their lives.
Our guiding vision is a social environment where farmworkers’ contribution, dignity, and worth are acknowledged, appreciated, and respected through economic, social, and environmental justice. This vision includes farmworkers being treated as equals, and not exploited and discriminated against based on race, ethnicity, gender, or immigrant or socioeconomic status.