Garden Manager

The Frost Valley YMCA Farm Camp is looking for a seasonal garden manager to work in our camp garden. While this is a production focused position, there is a large component of education, coordinating work projects for youth between 7-15, and role modeling to peers and kids the value of producing and eating locally.

 Please take a look at the attached job description and let me know if you have any questions!  


Andy Szymczak


Farm Camp Director

Farm Manager

Assume primary responsibility for management of UVM Catamount Education Farm (CEF), a 5-acre educational, organic, diversified vegetable farm. Develop and oversee a comprehensive, multi-year farm plan in support of: educational programming in Farmer Training Program (FTP) and Plant & Soil Sciences (PSS) undergraduate programs; Community Supported Agriculture, farm stand, and institutional produce sales; and research needs of faculty in collaboration with the HREC Director. The farm plan must be economically balanced and consider long-term soil improvement of lands used.

Farm Manager

 Baltimore City Public Schools is preparing to hire a farm manager for the Great Kids Farm.  Great Kids Farm provides opportunities for Baltimore City school students to understand and participate in every aspect of food preparation – from seed to fork – and prepares them to lead 21st century sustainability efforts. 

Farmer Services Coordinator


The Farmers Services Coordinator reports to the director of programs and includes the following responsibilities:

 Farmer Education and Mentoring

In partnership with UGA oversee outlined deliverables including developing beginning farmer financial and production curriculum, a Farmer-to-Farmer Mentoring, Apprentice, and Incubator Farm Program and serve on advisory and outreach teams with University Researchers. This will be a primary responsibility of this position for the next three years. (2015-2017)

New Assistan Director/ 4-H Youth Development Advisor


Minimum and Required Qualifications:

  • · A minimum of a Master’s Degree in disciplines such as Youth or Human Development, Child

Development, Education, Youth Studies, Ethnic Studies, or a closely related field.

  • · Substantial experience and sensitivity to cultural differences in working with youth.
  • · Experience working effectively with youth of color, particularly Hispanic/Latino youth,

their families, and communities.

Food Tank Interns

Food Tank GWU Summit Interns

Duration: Through January 22, 2012, three part-time (10-20 hours per week) positions, stipend offered

Start Date: Immediate (flexible). Based in Washington DC (preference for students at GWU).