We're excited you want to join our team and unite to feed the hungry. If you think you would make a good fit with our organization, take a look at our job openings below.
The Urban Farm at God's Storehouse is a community farming space that works to increase the access of healthy and fresh food to area residents. We grow a variety of fruits and vegetables throughout the year that is donated directly to God's Storehouse for distribution. The once empty lot now holds raised garden beds, a greenhouse, a fully stocked tool shed, and a composting facility. We strive to create a stronger and more equitable food system in our community through: educational workshops, volunteer opportunities, and community events.
We are looking for someone to join God’s Storehouse’s team and oversee the functions of our Urban Farm Program. We are looking for an energetic, hard working person who can work independently and in small team settings. We rely on volunteers to help us function, so this position would require volunteer recruitment and management.
•Maintaining Urban Farm space. Includes planting, harvesting, weeding, mowing, watering, etc. Responsible for maintenance and upkeep of equipment such as lawnmower.
•Following a planting schedule that is appropriate to the region and ensures year-round harvests.
•Planning, hosting, and supervising volunteer opportunities such as monthly workdays.
•Responsible for keeping a clean and safe garden space that upholds partner and city agreements.
•Coordinating weekly pop-up farmer’s market program during the summer growing season. Includes space assignments, set up, and farmer outreach.
•Developing and planning infrastructure projects. Includes raised beds, picnic tables, etc.
•Working alongside and adapting the program timeline to establish long-term goals.
•Work with marketing coordinator to assist with efforts to advertise events and increase awareness of the program.
•Maintain partnerships with local organizations and groups.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
This position is part-time with up to 25 hours per week with a flexible schedule depending on the season. This position requires someone to be able to work outdoors for extended periods of time. Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds, and requires walking, standing, bending, etc. Will be required to work alone and in groups, both indoors and outdoors to ensure optimal efficiency.
•Strong knowledge base in sustainable agriculture and food systems
•High school degree or GED, Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred
•Must be highly self-motivated and able to work without direct supervision
•1-2 years of farming or gardening experience
•Some marketing/outreach and fundraising experience preferred
Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org