Educators and Kitchen Manager

Location: 
Buckland, Massachusetts
Publication Date: 
Monday, March 18, 2013 (All day)
Company Name: 
Red Gate Farm
Contact Information: 
Ben Murray
Email: 
ben@redgatefarm.org

Red Gate Farm is hiring full-time staff members to assist with the development
and implementation of new farm programs.  These are unique positions, in that
we are seeking exceptional individuals who are both ambitious and hard-
working, and want to have a direct role in the shaping of a new farm education
program.  We are seeking collaborators!

The following positions are being filled:

Farmer/Educator – work closely with children on the farm, assist with farm
maintenance and operations, develop programming (two positions)
Kitchen manager – plan menus, purchase food, prepare and cook program food,
manage kitchen assistants, develop programming and work closely with children
on the farm. (one position)

Employment packages range from $20,000 – $25,000, which includes a $12-15k
salary, health insurance, on-site housing and board.  Successful candidates
will be ready to begin in June 2013 for at least a one-year commitment, and
come with strong references regarding their work with children and ability to
work individually and as a team-member, and typically will have a college
undergrad degree.  Farming and cooking experiences are all helpful but not
required.  All candidates must be prepared to do an on-site interview at Red
Gate Farm.
How to Apply

Send a resume, cover letter and a list of three or more references (including
their name, position and contact information).  Your cover letter should state
why you are interested in the position and why you think you are a good fit
for the position.  You can email this information by sending the materials as
attachments (please use the .doc or .pdf format – newer .docx format is not
preferred).

You may also snail-mail applications to:
Ben Murray
Red Gate Farm
P.O. Box 300
Buckland, MA  01338

For more information about the positions, please contact Farm Director, Ben
Murray by email (ben@redgatefarm.org)  or by phone (413-625-9503).