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We are hiring for the role of Washington County Programs Coordinator!

We are looking for a professional to assist in promoting and implementing programs, managing resources available to Oregon teachers, and supporting educators in their efforts to incorporate agriculture and natural resources into the curriculum. If you are excited about serving and building community around agricultural education in Washington County, Oregon, consider applying today!

This will be a 1.0 FTE position located at the Tualatin Soil and Water Conservation District in Hillsboro, OR, with salary ranging from $45,000-$50,000, commensurate with experience. Benefits eligible.

For more information, please reference the attached application, or follow the link to apply here!

Please note that this application closes on May 24th. 

Jade Davidson

Executive Director

Jade’s love for agriculture can be attributed to her many experiences across the United States. While growing up, she worked on a local vegetable farm near her home in Minnesota. She received her B.S. in Coordinated Dietetics from Texas Christian University. In Texas, she could be found volunteering at community gardens. She then moved to rural Alabama for a year to farm before moving to Athens, Georgia, to obtain her master’s and PhD in Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication from the University of Georgia. Jade oversees the daily operations of Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom and works to develop the program to meet the ever-changing needs of Oregon educators and promote the greatest industry in the world, Oregon Agriculture!

Brittany Capell

Education Programs Coordinator

Agriculture has played a huge role in Brittany’s life since adolescence. Through her involvement in 4-H and other agricultural organizations, she recognized the need to educate consumers on agriculture to help bridge the gap of the rural urban divide.  This inspired Brittany to attend Oregon State University, where she obtained a B.S. in Agricultural Sciences and M.S in Agriculture Education. As the Education Programs Coordinator, Brittany works to empower students and instructors with educational advancement experiences through the context of agriculture.

Casey Blake

Washington County Programs Coordinator

Originally from the Twin Cities, Casey pursued his Bachelors of Science in Agricultural Education at South Dakota State University. He went on to gain international experience spending four years split between West Africa and South America with the US Peace Corps. Wanting to be back in the US but still work with diverse audiences he transitioned to the Programs Coordinator role for Washington County. He serves the county to spread the mission of Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom.

Jessica Jansen

Office Manager

A native Oregonian, Jessica fell in love with agriculture as a teenager. Inspired by her involvement in FFA throughout high school, Jessica developed a passion for education and communication. This interest led her to pursue two degrees at Oregon State University; Agricultural Sciences and Communication. Jessica previously served for almost 10 years as the Executive Director of Oregon AITC and remains on board to support the team as they work to meet the needs of Oregon educators and promote Oregon agriculture.