As the growing season comes to a close, we have some significant news to share regarding leadership at Youth Farm.

Farewell to Our Current Executive Director

First and foremost, we would like to express deep gratitude and a heartfelt farewell to our current Interim Executive Director, Amanda Stoelb. After 20 years of dedicated service at Youth Farm, she has decided to pass the torch and embark on her next journey. In her interim role, she provided stability and vision during a period of transition, and we are truly grateful for her efforts. Amanda’s contributions to Youth Farm will be remembered and cherished. Please join us in expressing your appreciation for her tireless work and wishing her the very best in her future endeavors.

Introducing the Search for a New Executive Director

As we bid farewell to Amanda, we also look ahead to the future with optimism and ambition. Youth Farm is now on the search for a dynamic and visionary leader to fill the position of Executive Director.

Position Overview: Executive Director

As Executive Director, you will be at the helm of Youth Farm – an organization that empowers youth through urban agriculture, education, and community engagement. Your leadership will shape the direction of our initiatives and further our mission to create positive change across the Twin Cities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic leadership and vision to ensure the organization’s mission and goals are met.
  • Lead and oversee fundraising efforts and financial management.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with community partners, donors, and stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with the board of directors to develop and execute the strategic plan.
  • Lead and support our passionate team of staff.

If you have a passion for youth development and/or urban agriculture, and the desire to make a meaningful impact on the lives of young people, we encourage you to explore this opportunity further. For a complete job description and details on how to apply, please visit our website at this link. We look forward to receiving applications from candidates who share our commitment to supporting youth leadership and food justice.

Join Us on This Exciting Journey

This transition marks a period of exciting change for our organization. While we say goodbye to a wonderful leader, we eagerly anticipate welcoming a new visionary to guide us on our path to positively impact the lives of youth and adults in the communities we serve. We thank you, our Youth Farm community, for your unwavering support and enthusiasm. Your involvement is integral to our ongoing success, and together, we can create a brighter future!

Thank you for being a part of our journey. Stay tuned for updates on the search for our new Executive Director, and please help us in spreading the word about this exciting opportunity.