FARMER AND WORKDAY COORDINATOR AT WOOLMAN FARM

Website Woolman at Sierra Friends Center

Farmer and Workday Coordinator

For full job description and more about Woolman, please visit: https://woolman.org/2021/03/22/job-opening-farmer-and-workday-coordinator/

 

Summary of Position:

This is two part-time positions (30 hours/week farming and 10 hours/week workday coordination) put together to create one full time position. We welcome applications for the full 40h/week job or for one or the other of the positions on their own. The farmer supports the farm manager in rebuilding farm infrastructure post fire and implementing a self-sustaining organic farm business. Activities include, seeding, transplanting, weeding, irrigation, harvest, washing and packing produce, building, driving deliveries, and occasional tractor work. This position will spend 25 hours a week at the Woolman farm, 5 hours a week at an off-campus farm site and 10 hours a week coordinating Woolman volunteer workdays throughout the 240-acre campus. If farmer excels in their first season, they may be offered permanent employment with the farm.

 

Farm Work:

·       Plants, cultivates, harvests, cleans, packs and delivers produce to buyers

·       Builds markets and maintains professional relationships with buyers for robust farm sales.

·       Supports with planning all farm systems, and acquiring materials and supplies

·       Supports with building farm infrastructure, maintenance and care of farm equipment.

·       Supports with CCOF certification and record keeping, and county agriculture paperwork

·       Manages farm volunteers and hosts occasional groups & farm tours.

 

Woolman Workday Coordination:

·       Develops a Woolman Workday program that includes identifying tasks, setting up Workdays, recruiting, supervising and acknowledging volunteers for a variety of jobs.

·       Includes supervising annual AmeriCorp teams, and Family Work Camp and Alumni Work Camp projects.

·       Works with the Caretaker/Maintenance Manager to identify post fire clean-up projects on campus, general landscape maintenance and light construction projects. Projects may include cutting, hauling and chipping tree debris, restoration projects, trail maintenance, rebuilding footbridges, painting buildings, chopping/splitting firewood etc.

 

Hours:

40 hours a week 5/15/2021-11/30/2021, heavier workload during peak farming season.

Must work some weekends when needed.

 

Compensation:

Employee is non-exempt. $15/hour

 

How to apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter.

Attn: Malaika Bishop

info@woolman.org

Application deadline: 5/1

Start date: 5/15

To apply for this job email your details to info@woolman.org