Summary of Position: Develop and implement plant-based eating program to focus on expanding plant-based eating where there is the highest potential for impact and outcomes, particularly at institutions, in conjunction with government agencies, at businesses, and through strategic outreach to the public. Research existing models and successes, determine community readiness/opportunities, and create and implement phased, three-year plan. Establish partnerships with agencies, public and private institutions/businesses, relevant professionals. Establish and utilize a community-based health care professional ambassador committee to maximize impact. Explore other potential funding sources to support program long-term.
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Travel Requirements: Some travel around New Mexico is expected, with most work likely taking place in the metro areas of Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Las Cruces. Must have a valid New Mexico driver’s license and be able to use personal vehicle for work-related travel.
Minimum Physical Requirements: Must be able to perform job duties in a normal office/work environment.
Examine potential for collaboration with existing programs and initiatives.
Animal Protection of New Mexico (APNM) is a statewide nonprofit animal advocacy organization that started in 1979, with a paid staff of about 18 individuals and numerous volunteers. With offices in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, Animal Protection of New Mexico is an equal opportunity employer whose work, approaches, and decisions are informed by guiding principles. Our dedication to employee health and wellness is reflected in the generous benefits package we offer, including opportunities for mindfulness training to help employees build resilience over time, the ability to earn flexible work arrangements, and more.