Job Opening: NW TOPP Program Delivery Assistant

April 18, 2024


Northwest Transition to Organic Partnership Program

Oregon Tilth is seeking a Program Delivery Assistant (Consultant) for the Transition to Organic Partnership Program (TOPP) including planning workshops, supporting the creation of resources, and conducting outreach activities. 

TOPP is a network assembled by the USDA’s National Organic Program to support transitioning and organic producers with mentorship, technical assistance, and resources.  A collaborative effort, TOPP involves many partners working together towards a common goal: to grow the network of organic producers.  For more information, visit:

Oregon Tilth is serving as the lead partner in the Northwest region, coordinating partnership and program delivery.  We are a leading certifier, educator, and advocate for organic agriculture and products. With a proud legacy dating back to 1974, we are working to build a brighter food future for all by balancing the needs of people and the planet. Our mission is to make our food system and agriculture biologically sound and socially equitable. 

Duties and Responsibilities

During the period of May 15, 2024 – November 15, 2024, the NW TOPP Program Delivery Assistant will work with the Oregon Tilth Education Team on TOPP projects including, but not limited to:

  • Support the creation of organic certification recordkeeping and other related resources; 
  • Plan on-farm field days focused on the transition to organic in partnership with Oregon State University and/or other partners identified in partnership with the Oregon Tilth Education team; and
  • Support outreach efforts to promote TOPP at events and online 

We strongly prefer an individual who is bilingual in English and Spanish who can: 

  • Support correspondence interpretations and translation of program communications, materials, webpages, and resources into Spanish; and 
  • Communicate directly with Spanish speaking audiences including farmers, agricultural service providers, handlers, processors, and partners.  Communications include responding to emails and general inquiries, conducting outreach at events and other settings, meeting in a 1:1 setting, facilitating direct delivery of programs such as the farmer mentorship program. 


  • Associate’s degree or minimum of 4 years equivalent work experience
  • Demonstrated attention to detail with a high level of accuracy
  • Excellent writing and communication skills

Preferred Skills and Education 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field 
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish


Based in Oregon and Washington and fully remote work


The compensation for this position is $45.00 per hour; or $50.00 per hour if fully bilingual.  This is a limited duration position with a maximum of 25 hours per week for 6 months. This position is not eligible for any additional benefits such as health/dental/vision or any other insurances, vacation or personal time off accrued or awarded, and participation in the 401K or retirement benefit plans. 

There may be an opportunity for additional duties in a subsequent agreement with the right individual.  


To apply please send your resume and a brief cover letter to

Contact Information

Oregon Tilth Main Office
PO Box 368
Corvallis, OR 97339
Phone: (503) 378-0690
Toll Free: (877) 378-0690

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