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Seed Preservation Coordinator (AmeriCorps)

The seed preservation coordinator is a Green Iowa AmeriCorps opportunity hosted by Seed Savers Exchange. This role will work closely with members of the Preservation Department to steward the biodiversity of our garden heritage through seeds. They will spend time working with the seed lab to support the health of the 20,000+ varieties in the seedbank through germination testing and inventory projects.

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LGVC Assistant Manager

The Lillian Goldman Visitors Center (LGVC) Assistant Manager will serve as an informative resource for visitors to Heritage Farm, aid customers in the gift and garden store, address inquiries regarding SSE’s origin and mission, and assume the role of the point person in the absence of the LGVC manager.

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Facilities Crewmember

This position is responsible for maintaining Seed Savers Exchange’s facilities, grounds, and equipment. In the winter months, this position helps in our Seed House with order fulfillment duties.  

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Open Position-Seed Bank Inventory Technician

The seed bank inventory technician will work closely with the 20,000+ seed varieties in SSE’s seedbank to ensure they are stored and organized  in a manner that promotes long term seed health and distribution to the public. This position primarily oversees the  packaging of seed entering the seed bank, and distributions of seed being requested by the public.

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Open Position – Farm Assistant

This position supports Seed Savers Exchange through the work of onsite seed productions of open-pollinated, heirloom varieties. With a focus on assisting with field preparations, transplanting, field maintenance, seed harvesting, and seed processing, this year-round position also includes propagation in the greenhouse, as well as seed packaging and supporting with order fulfillment duties in the winter months.

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