Massachusetts – Brookwood Community Farm hiring Field Crew Members

Milton, Massachusetts

BROOKWOOD COMMUNITY FARM

Field Crew 2017

Brookwood Community Farm is hiring 2 individuals for field crew this season!

 About You:

We seek individuals who are mature, enthusiastic, in good physical condition and able to do fast-paced, detail-oriented work. Some manual labor or farm experience preferred but not necessary. Applicants should be able to lift 50 pounds, sustain focus & pace through repetitive tasks, work outside in all weather conditions, and enjoy getting dirty. Ideal candidates work well as part of a team, are quick learners, and take direction well. You also need a reliable form of transportation to the farm as we are not accessible by public transit.

Job Responsibilities:

The Field Crew will work in the fields at all 3 sites that we grow on, focusing primarily on weeding and harvesting, but will also be involved in planting and other farming tasks as needed. Crew members will learn practical skills including how to use farm tools and how to harvest and handle produce. The field crew will work together as a group and alongside the full-season farm crew and will be supervised by the assistant grower. Field Crew members will work Tuesday-Friday 7am-12:30pm. The job runs June-August, but exact dates can vary on a case by case basis. We prefer people than can do 4 days, but a modified schedule of Tuesday, Thursday and Friday can be accommodated.

Compensation:

$11/hr and produce from the farm.

About Us:

Brookwood Community Farm is an 8-acre farm that grows diversified vegetables and flowers in Milton, MA. Using organic methods (not certified) we provide produce for a 250-member CSA, a weekly farmer’s market, a food access market, and donations to local food pantries. As a non-profit community farm we are open to the public and offer educational and volunteer opportunities for our CSA members, youth and corporate groups. For more information about the farm and our mission, please visit our website.  http://www.brookwoodcommunityfarm.org

To apply:

Please send a brief cover letter explaining your interest in this position, and a resume to Susan DeMinico, Executive Director at Brookwood Community Farm, at susan@brookwoodcommunityfarm.org. Only qualified applicants will be contacted.

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