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Community Farmer at Farmscape - 16105

Job Title: 
Community Farmer
Farmscape
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Part-Time
Job Description: 

Farmscape Community Farmers work with our Agrihood team to maintain urban and suburban farms within neighborhoods throughout California, and provide farm and nature related education and events for community residents. A Farmscape Community Farmer is equally well-skilled in small-scale, mixed-crop farm operations and vibrant, engaging activities, workshops, and events. You are someone who loves farming and wants to share your love, passion, and knowledge with others.

Location: Various locations: Chino, Upland, Irvine, Mission Viejo
Schedule: 3 days/week (2 weekdays + Saturdays)
Status: Part Time, with goal to move to full time in 2022

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Job Responsibilities:
Work with farming team to maintain agrihood farms, including planting, weeding, harvesting, washing, etc
Facilitate fun, productive and educational experiences for residents during volunteer shifts
Plan, prepare and host a variety of events related to farming, farm-to-table culinary and natural crafting/art.
Maintaining a disciplined and well-paced work environment
Ensuring premium experience of all visitors to the farm
Maintaining sanitary, safe and organized work and storage areas
Maintain simple farm budgets and administrative documentation
Collect and report data pertaining to harvest yields, volunteer hours and supplies
Responsible for all communications and scheduling with resident participants
Assist with annual events and workshops

Education & Experience: 

Applicants should have 2+ years organic growing experience, with strong knowledge of vegetable garden maintenance
Farm or garden management experience is a plus
Relevant education or certifications is a plus
Must be a good communicator
Must have some computer skills, personal device and personal vehicle
Must implement sustainable practices such as water conservation, pollinator consciousness, soil care, etc
Demonstrate creativity in coming up with ideas for events, crafts, workshops and community gatherings that are meaningful and sustainable.
Comfortable leading and speaking to groups.

Application Instructions: 

send resume to employment@farmscapegardens.com to apply

Job Categories: 
Events
Farming/Agriculture
Horticulture/Gardening
Volunteers/Volunteer Management