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New Century Farmer Facilitator 2020 

EOE Statement The National FFA Organization is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual preference, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, citizenship status, status with regard to public assistance, or disability. We may verify the information in your application; therefore, please review it for completeness and accuracy.  
Category Leadership / Education / Assessment / Development  

Job Summary

The New Century Farmer conference facilitator will be responsible for facilitating small and large group sessions as well as logistical planning for the conference. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: presenting conference curriculum, leading a small group, providing counsel and motivating participants. Staff members will also handle minor administrative tasks which include, but are not limited to: completion of expense reports, schedule travel, and regular correspondence with staff. Staff members are required to participate in training prior to the start of the conference.

Essential Functions

  • Must be able to coach, guide, and motivate participants.
  • Must be able to lead both large and small groups.
  • Must be able to perform the physical and mental demands of the position.
  • Must be able to work independently and in groups.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, listening and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to interact and work with a diverse group of internal and/or external customers.
  • Must be able to analyze and solve problems.
  • Must be computer literate and be able to make and receive phone calls.
  • Must be willing to spend extra time planning for the conference.
  • Must be a past New Century Farmer participant.

2020 New Century Farmer Conference Details


July 9, 2020 Travel to Des Moines, Iowa

July 10, 2020 Facilitator training begins

July 12, 2020 Conference begins

July 17, 2020 Conference ends

July 18, 2020 Facilitators depart

Compensation: $1000 conference honorarium with lodging, transportation and meal expenses paid.

Position Requirements


1. Click the link below to complete the online application process, upload a current resume and complete the prescreening questionnaire.

2. Apply by Friday, February 14, 2020 to be considered.

**Please note: Selected facilitators are ineligible to run for National FFA Office**

Full-Time/Part-Time Contingent  
Position New Century Farmer Facilitator 2020  
Close Date 2/15/2020  
Number of Openings 4  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 12/20/2019  
Location Remote Position  
About the Organization About National FFA Organization

The National FFA Organization is a national youth organization of 700,170 student members as part of 8,612 local FFA chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The organization is supported by 459,514 alumni members in 2,236 local FFA Alumni chapters throughout the U.S. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. The National FFA Organization operates under a federal charter granted by the 81st United States Congress and it is an integral part of public instruction in agriculture. The U.S. Department of Education provides leadership and helps set direction for FFA as a service to state and local agricultural education programs. For more, visit the National FFA Organization online at and on Facebook, Twitter and the official National FFA Organization blog.

About National FFA Foundation

The National FFA Foundation builds partnerships with industry, education, government, other foundations and individuals to secure financial resources that recognize FFA member achievements, develop student leaders and support the future of agricultural education. Governed by a 19-member board of trustees composed of educators, business leaders, individual donors and FFA Alumni, the foundation is a separately registered nonprofit organization. About 82 percent of every dollar received by the foundation supports FFA members and agricultural education opportunities. For more, visit  

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