Jobs/Internships/Volunteering

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Executive Director
(October 2021)

Are you passionate about farming, rural communities, and social justice? Would you like the opportunity to help create a fair, just, and resilient food and farm system by leading one of the premier people’s organizations in the Upper Midwest? The Land Stewardship Project is seeking an executive director to lead us as we launch our 40th year of “keeping the land and people together.”

We are seeking an experienced leader who is deeply committed to building power in rural areas and has a proven interest in environmental stewardship of the land. The candidate for this position should also be dedicated to economic, racial, and gender justice and equity. They should have a proven track record of successfully leading justice and equity initiatives and have the savvy to build unity where issues of race, political polarization, and income inequality divide and isolate rural people. As our current farm crisis is destroying rural communities and small- and mid-sized farms all over our country, we seek someone who can align our program areas and expertise in a way that expands what we’re doing well, but also addresses the serious challenges our members and communities face.

The application deadline is Monday, Nov. 8, 2021.

For a full job description and details on applying, click here.

LSP Operations & Support Specialist
(August 2021)

The Land Stewardship Project is seeking an Operations and Support Specialist. You will work as part of an Operations and Support Team to manage operations at our offices and support the work of the Land Stewardship Project’s staff, board, and members, and the staff and board of our sister organization, the Land Stewardship Action Fund (LSAF).

You will be joining a supportive people-oriented team currently made up of two Operations and Support Specialists, an Interim Human Resources Director, and a Finance Director. We pride ourselves on being the hub of supporting all things infrastructure within LSP. We strive to create a flexible and supportive work environment. The Operations Team supports 30+ staff who work remotely and from designated offices in the Minnesota communities of Minneapolis, Lewiston, and Montevideo. The incumbent will be required to spend approximately 50% of their time in the Minneapolis office.

We are accepting applications on a rolling basis until filled.

A full description and details on applying are available here.

Volunteer for LSP

The Land Stewardship Project literally could not fulfill its mission without the hard work of our volunteers. Volunteers help us do everything from stuff envelopes and make telephone calls to enter data and set up logistics for meetings. Remote volunteering opportunities are available. If you’d like to volunteer in one of our offices, please fill out the following form: