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Farm Coordinator

Youth Position

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Status: Part time, (25 hours/week in the spring, increase in summer), March 15 - Nov. 30, 2023

Compensation: $16.32/hour

Reports to: Food Production Coordinator, Food Distribution Coordinator, Director of Youth Programs

Position Overview

The Farm Coordinators’ (FCs) roles are to support the GRuB Farm and the people who work and learn on the land, as well as the various programs that are directly related to the farm. FCs are responsible for growing and distributing food according to our farm plan while providing leadership to GRuB’s farm interns, youth Farm Assistants, GroundED youth crew members, and volunteers on the GRuB Farm. In the spring, the FCs will lead the farm team in propagating, field preparation, soil management, and making potting soil. As the season progresses they will lead and teach transplanting, irrigation set up, weeding, and proper harvesting and processing of crops from the field. They will model having an eye for detail and keeping organized farm systems. They will assist with farm season documentation and accurate record keeping. FCs will lead volunteer groups and field trips on the farm in collaboration with other staff. Lastly the FCs will support harvest and distribution of food to youth, marketstand customers, and community food partners in coordination with other staff.

All FCs will be cross trained in all the farm’s responsibilities, while taking the lead on some specific individual responsibilities with training. The goal will be to work together as a team, stepping in to help solve problems when needed, and leaning in to tasks that are pressing at the time.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Commitment to GRuB’s mission, vision, and values
  • Self-motivated with independent management skills and the ability to track multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative team setting, and be flexible to emergent needs
  • Effective communication skills including listening skills, and ability to respond appropriately and flexibly to youth, volunteers, customers, and the public at large
  • Experience in leading people in 1:1 and small group settings
  • Willingness to be playful and have fun, conversational, and prioritize relationships
  • Excellent reliability, accuracy, and punctuality
  • Former participant of GRuB or similar youth farm/garden program with experience in irrigation, harvesting, seeding, weeding
  • ages 16-24
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

Preferred Qualifications

  • Drivers license or ability to obtain quickly
  • Supervisory experience

For full position description and application process, please click this link here.

Status: Part time, (25 hours/week in the spring, increase in summer), March 15 - Nov. 30, 2023

Compensation: $16.32/hour

Reports to: Food Production Coordinator, Food Distribution Coordinator, Director of Youth Programs

Position Overview

The Farm Coordinators’ (FCs) roles are to support the GRuB Farm and the people who work and learn on the land, as well as the various programs that are directly related to the farm. FCs are responsible for growing and distributing food according to our farm plan while providing leadership to GRuB’s farm interns, youth Farm Assistants, GroundED youth crew members, and volunteers on the GRuB Farm. In the spring, the FCs will lead the farm team in propagating, field preparation, soil management, and making potting soil. As the season progresses they will lead and teach transplanting, irrigation set up, weeding, and proper harvesting and processing of crops from the field. They will model having an eye for detail and keeping organized farm systems. They will assist with farm season documentation and accurate record keeping. FCs will lead volunteer groups and field trips on the farm in collaboration with other staff. Lastly the FCs will support harvest and distribution of food to youth, marketstand customers, and community food partners in coordination with other staff.

All FCs will be cross trained in all the farm’s responsibilities, while taking the lead on some specific individual responsibilities with training. The goal will be to work together as a team, stepping in to help solve problems when needed, and leaning in to tasks that are pressing at the time.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Commitment to GRuB’s mission, vision, and values
  • Self-motivated with independent management skills and the ability to track multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative team setting, and be flexible to emergent needs
  • Effective communication skills including listening skills, and ability to respond appropriately and flexibly to youth, volunteers, customers, and the public at large
  • Experience in leading people in 1:1 and small group settings
  • Willingness to be playful and have fun, conversational, and prioritize relationships
  • Excellent reliability, accuracy, and punctuality
  • Former participant of GRuB or similar youth farm/garden program with experience in irrigation, harvesting, seeding, weeding
  • ages 16-24
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

Preferred Qualifications

  • Drivers license or ability to obtain quickly
  • Supervisory experience

For full position description and application process, please click this link here.

Spring Farm Assistant

Youth Position

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Status: Seasonal, 18 hours/week in spring season, 3 days/week (Tuesdays required, two other days between Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday), March 15th-June 30th (possibility to continue in summer)

Compensation: $15.74/hour

Reports to: Food Production Coordinator, Food Distribution Coordinator, Director of Youth Programs

Position Overview

The Spring Farm Assistants (FA) are an important part of the GRuB Farm Team, working under the guidance of GRuB staff, to prepare the GRuB Farm for the season and support community engagement on the land. Farm time will include lots of manual labor in the fields; shaping beds, measuring, mixing and spreading soil amendments, seed starting, irrigation set up, and other early season tasks. You may receive training in greenhouse production, soil management, propagation, transplanting techniques, record keeping, farm tool/equipment maintenance, harvesting, running our onsite market stand, and various other early-season farm activities. Non-farm time may include cooking meals, and participating in or co-leading a variety of workshops and team building activities. You will have opportunities to grow your leadership and facilitation skills while working with volunteers, guest speakers, and our youth crew on the land. Weekly tasks will be dependent on farm needs, dictated by weather, planting schedule and field conditions. Flexibility is essential as conditions can change quickly.

Qualifications:

  • Former participant of GRuB’s youth program(s) or another youth farm/garden program
  • 16-24 years old
  • Must be motivated to work hard, learn a lot, and get dirty, in all weather
  • Comfortable working independently and with groups
  • Willingness to lead groups working on the farm
  • Strong professionalism, communication skills, excellent work ethic, and reliability

For full position description and application process, please click this link here.

Status: Seasonal, 18 hours/week in spring season, 3 days/week (Tuesdays required, two other days between Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday), March 15th-June 30th (possibility to continue in summer)

Compensation: $15.74/hour

Reports to: Food Production Coordinator, Food Distribution Coordinator, Director of Youth Programs

Position Overview

The Spring Farm Assistants (FA) are an important part of the GRuB Farm Team, working under the guidance of GRuB staff, to prepare the GRuB Farm for the season and support community engagement on the land. Farm time will include lots of manual labor in the fields; shaping beds, measuring, mixing and spreading soil amendments, seed starting, irrigation set up, and other early season tasks. You may receive training in greenhouse production, soil management, propagation, transplanting techniques, record keeping, farm tool/equipment maintenance, harvesting, running our onsite market stand, and various other early-season farm activities. Non-farm time may include cooking meals, and participating in or co-leading a variety of workshops and team building activities. You will have opportunities to grow your leadership and facilitation skills while working with volunteers, guest speakers, and our youth crew on the land. Weekly tasks will be dependent on farm needs, dictated by weather, planting schedule and field conditions. Flexibility is essential as conditions can change quickly.

Qualifications:

  • Former participant of GRuB’s youth program(s) or another youth farm/garden program
  • 16-24 years old
  • Must be motivated to work hard, learn a lot, and get dirty, in all weather
  • Comfortable working independently and with groups
  • Willingness to lead groups working on the farm
  • Strong professionalism, communication skills, excellent work ethic, and reliability

For full position description and application process, please click this link here.

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