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