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Garden Manger in Ecovillage (Next Season) at Camphill Village Minnesota - 4310

Job Title: 
Garden Manger in Ecovillage (Next Season)
Camphill Village Minnesota
15136 Celtic Dr
Sauk Centre, MN 56378
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

Position starts in Janurary 2019
The Garden Manager is responsible for the production of vegetables for the eco village whilst managing a team of coworkers to create a therapeutic work environment for their peers with developmental disabilities. It is the responsibility of the Garden Manager to work with the eco village to determine the size of production (1-2 acres). This is based on a balance between the skills of the garden manager, the needs of the community and the other financial, human and land resources that are currently available.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

-Manage 2 acres of organically grown vegetables
-Work alongside crews of 4-8 people who have a range of abilities
-Develop a garden plan with the community based on needs and resources
-Complete state mandated and Camphill specific training
-Work 5-6 days per week for varied hours

Education & Experience: 

-Vegetable production experience ( minimum of 1 year of experience)
-Experience working with people with developmental disabilities (minimum 1 year experience preferred)
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Ability to lift 50+ lbs
-Ability to set goals and make an assessment of successes and how to better achieve goals in the next growing season
-Experience with tractor and equipment operation and maintenance preferred

Application Instructions: 

Apply at www.camphillmn.org/gardenmanager/ or send your resume and a cover letter to lindsey@camphillmn.org

Job Categories: 
Horticulture/Gardening