garden assistant position

posted April 3, 2013

Rural Resources is seeking an AmeriCorps Garden Assistant for a productive and educational vegetable garden.

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The AmeriCorps Garden Assistant will help the farmer with management of a half-acre production plot and assist with farm education programs for local youth.  The position runs from May 1st to August 31st, 2013.

Skill Requirements

  • Must be comfortable with intensive farm labor including cultivation, harvesting, and processing of a wide variety of produce by hand

  • Commitment to organic growing practices

  • Must be open to working with youth

  • Must have excellent communication skills for a sometimes hectic working environment

  • Building and handy skills are favored

  • Must be able to take initiative and work independently

Full job description can be found HERE.