Job Openings

Job Openings

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FarmFest Interns

  1. Event Coordinator
  2. Marketing and Communications Coordinator
  3. Volunteer Coordinator

Pennsylvania Certified Organic (PCO) seeks 3 part-time FarmFest Interns who will be responsible for duties associated with successfully planning and managing an organic festival attended by 5,000 people, July 27-29, 2017, in Centre Hall, PA. Intern positions are based in our Spring Mills, PA office, though some remote work prior to the festival is possible.   A personal computer, cell phone, reliable access to Google Docs, and attendance at FarmFest are required. Time commitment: Average of 10 hours per week, April through July.

The successful intern will possess strong organizational and time management skills with demonstrated work experience in event and volunteer management.  We seek a highly competent individual with proficiency in the use of project management tools, computer networks, volunteerism, and social media.

This internship can be taken for credit during Spring and Summer 2017 semesters. To apply, email a cover letter and resume to Leanne@paorganic.org.


Marketing Consultant

PCO is seeking to contract with a marketing firm to develop a Comprehensive Marketing Plan. Click here for more information and to respond to our Request For Proposals.


PCO Internship

We currently do not have any internships being offered at this time.

The Pennsylvania Certified Organic (PCO) Internship position would assist in all duties associated with office management and organic certification as directed by the Administrative Team and Certification Team.  Applicants should have organizational, communication, writing and computer skills, as well as strong abilities in a team environment.  Responsibilities include handling correspondence, phone, and email communication, providing information to prospective and current clients, assisting with office management duties, participating in the preparation of events and exhibit booths and supporting the certification team with filing, mailings, and processing paperwork. This is a three-month paid part-time or full-time position at our Spring Mills, PA office.

Wondering what a day in the life of a PCO intern is like? Click here to review some of their responsibilities.

Please send resume and cover letter to Lia Lopez, Administrative Staff Assistant at lia@paorganic.org. Electronic submissions are preferred.


Organic Inspectors

If you are interested in learning about the process for becoming an organic inspector and potentially becoming a PCO contractor in the future, please contact Liz Amos, Inspections Program Manager at 814-470-5184 or e-mail to liz@paorganic.org

For more information about organic inspector training, please visit the International Organic Inspectors Association (IOIA) website at: http://www.ioia.net