Jobs

Join our team to engage in building food equity


Cultivate Charlottesville is seeking applications for our Food Justice Network Program Director position which is part of the Cultivate Leadership Team. The FJN Program Director is primarily responsible for advancing food equity in Charlottesville through partnerships, organizational systems, and community engagement.

Core Functions include:

  • Provide Strategic Leadership for the Charlottesville Food Justice Network
  • Implement the City of Charlottesville Food Equity Initiative
  • Manage the Community Food Justice Network Team
  • Ignite and organize advocacy efforts that engage community
  • Contribute and work with team members to strengthen organizational goals and values

Full job description here.


Cultivate Charlottesville is seeking applications for a Youth Engagement & Garden Coordinator position is part of our City Schoolyard Garden Program. The Youth Engagement & Garden Coordinator is primarily responsible for maintaining vibrant schoolyard gardens, engaging students and teachers, helping to build healthy schools, and strengthening the organization.

Core Functions include:

  • Maintain bountiful, diverse organic vegetable, fruit, and herb gardens
  • Engage students and teachers in experiential garden activities
  • Provide support for the Buford and Charlottesville High School (CHS) gardens
  • Coordinate special projects as planned with the CSG Program Director

Full job description here.


Cultivate Charlottesville is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from BIPOC, bilingual and bicultural individuals, women, people who have experienced poverty, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender communities, and from long-time Charlottesville residents. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, color, veteran status, religion, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, national origin, ethnicity, political affiliation or, marital status, or any other characteristics protected under Federal or State laws or local ordinance. Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified applicants with disabilities may participate in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs at the time of application. Cultivate staff strives to center racial equity in the decision-making process for all components of our work.

The Cultivate Charlottesville team recognizes the impact of systemic racism, individual bias, and white supremacy has on the Charlottesville community and all team members work to recognize, respond, and dismantle inequities in the work we do.