Careers at New Roots Institute

We're on a mission to empower the next generation with knowledge and training to end factory farming. We’ve worked with over 280,000 students so far, and we're taking our work to the next level. Want to help? Explore our job openings below!

Program Coordinator, Community Building

As Program Coordinator, Community Building, for the Leadership Development team, you’ll support the growth and cohesion of our community of young adults and early career professionals building capacity in the movement to end factory farming.

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Are you interested in working with us but don't see any opportunities currently posted on our website? If you believe you're an excellent fit for New Roots Institute, we encourage you to share your info below, and we'll keep you in mind as openings arise.

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About New Roots Institute

New Roots is a growing nonprofit that educates people across the country on factory farming’s devastating impacts on people, animals, and the planet and empowers them to advocate for systemic change in their communities. Our approach is designed to build significant and lasting capacity for the movement to end factory farming.

How do we do it? 

  • We believe our competence must be as fierce as our compassion. 
  • To amplify our impact through collective action, we call people in rather than out, always striving to see beyond our egos to meet others where they’re at rather than treat them like they should already be where we are. 
  • Because we care deeply about each other and our mission, we elevate accountability, openly addressing issues with honesty and directness and holding ourselves to a standard no lower than excellence. 
  • We recognize that we don’t have all the answers and will listen to others, including those we believe we disagree with, to grow as individuals and as an organization. 
  • The magnitude of the systemic change we’re aiming for requires readiness to adapt. As circumstances and information around us shift, we update our approach. 
  • Last but not least, we genuinely enjoy our co-workers and have fun despite the tragic nature of what we’re up against. (Check out our Rotten Truth series on YouTube to see how we use humor to grapple with the grim reality of factory farming.) 

If all of this appeals to you, we encourage you to apply!

Benefits of Working at New Roots Institute

In addition to a collaborative and innovative work environment, full-time hires will be able to take part in our benefits package, including: 

  • Health insurance 
  • Unlimited paid time off (with a mandatory two-week minimum)
  • Eleven paid federal holidays
  • Generous sick leave
  • 401k
  • Budget for continuing education and conferences 
  • Phone, internet, and computer reimbursement