Americorps Field Manager
Civic Works is pleased to announce this position opening at Real Food Farm in Baltimore, MD:
Field Manager - Americorps 2013
Real Food Farm is currently seeking a full-time Americorps Field Manager to begin Fall 2013. The Field Manager is an opportunity for an individual interested in further developing their farming skills while engaging with community food security and social change. The Field Manager will assist the Farm Manager with the organization, coordination and implementation of daily work and food production activities at the farm.
Primary responsibilities include: implementing weekly planting schedule; managing insect and weed control, monitoring soil fertility, carrying out general field observation, managing youth and adult staff and volunteer labor; and staffing a farmers market stand.
Requirements include: agricultural experience & a strong interest in crop production and organic farming; experience and interest in working with volunteers & diverse populations; qualities of self-motivation, time management, flexibility and cooperation. High tunnel experience is desirable.
The position will begin in September 2013 until October 2014. 40 hours per week Tuesdays-Saturdays. Pay will be a modest bi-weekly Americorps stipend and an education award upon completion of the term. Email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the specific job title in the subject line. See realfoodfarm.org/employment for more information. Applications due August 15 for a mid-September start date.