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Youth Farm Assistant at FOOD For Lane County Youth Farm - 19028

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Youth Farm Assistant
FOOD For Lane County Youth Farm
705 Flamingo Ave
97477 Springfield , OR ,
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Duties & Responsibilities: 

• Assist Youth Farm staff in all aspects of intensively growing over 35 different kinds of produce on
a five-acre site, including assisting with greenhouse seeding, power equipment operation, farm
maintenance, crop cultivation, harvesting and post-harvest handling
• Working with staff, volunteers and youth farmers to accomplish all farm tasks and create a
positive, rewarding experience
• Provide direct mentorship of youth farmers as their primary supervisor in all field activities.
• Assist with revenue raising activities, including plant sales, CSA and online and onsite produce
• Promote youth farm through social media, including Instagram and Facebook
• Adhere to all safety and health protocols

Education & Experience: 

• Minimum one-year of experience growing organic produce in a commercial setting
• Minimum one-year of experience selling produce at market, farm stand or through a CSA
• Experience working with youth and community in the outdoors
• Physical strength, endurance and stamina for manual labor, ability to lift 40lbs.
• Good communication and teamwork skills; dependable and reliable
• Willingness to work Saturdays
• Ability to stay organized, follow written and verbal instructions and compete tasks on time
• Actively demonstrate FFLC’s values of compassion, collaboration, and inclusion
• All offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory background check

Application Instructions: 

HOW TO APPLY: Please submit a resume, cover letter and three references to Jen Anonia, Gardens
Program Manager at

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