Hiring: Field Crew- Medway Community Farm

Feb 16 2022

Field Crew

Description and Responsibilities

Medway Community Farm, Inc, is seeking 3 motivated individuals who believe farming and agriculture may be in their future.

Farm week is Monday -Friday may include some weekends with notice. Two (2) positions from April – October depending on availability; One (1) position from April – September.

Each position is seasonal full time, and the schedule will vary slightly seasonally, paid breaks, unpaid lunch hours.

The Field Crew, working closely with the Assistant Farm Manager, will assist in all aspects of vegetable production including greenhouse management, planting, cultivation, irrigation management, harvest, washing, packing and direct sales. We are looking for someone who enjoys fast paced, efficient work, is flexible, passionate, works well alone and with a group and who is a good communicator. S/he must have the ability and interest to work long hours outside in any type of weather.

Qualifications

Qualified candidates must be able to safely lift and carry 50 lbs and have a valid driver’s
license. Previous experience farming, as a teacher, outdoor educator, community organizer or other relevant positions a plus, but not necessary.

The right candidate should be excited about working with community members of all backgrounds and ages to promote the farm’s mission. We strive to balance the high demands on our operations while integrating education, volunteerism and activism, while taking time to enjoy what we do.

Compensation

Compensation is dependent on experience, paid hourly, for an average of 40 hrs a week from April to September/October. Farm crew will earn $1.00 per hour farm credit that can be used at the farm stand for farm produce. Each farm crew member is eligible for a discounted ticket price to farm events.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to: todd.sandstrum@medwaycommunityfarm.org

Medway Community Farm is an equal opportunity employer.
MCF Mission: To maintain a place that enhances Medway’s rural character, fosters community spirit and encourages “learning from the land” by providing locally grown food, volunteer experiences, educational programs and public events.

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