Positions with Real Food Farm
We have a variety of positions available throughout the year, especially during early fall and early spring. For example, nearly every fall we generally seek applicants to fill positions for Field Manager, Production Assistant, and Education Assistant while each spring we seek applicants to fill positions for Production Assistant and our Mobile Market team. We also have unpaid internships available year-round. See below for open positions, but check back often for updates!
Current open positions:
- Clifton Park Farm Manager
- Production Assistant
- Mobile Farmers Market Assistant
- Urban Production Intern
- Mission Thrive Summer Crew Leaders
Clifton Park Farm Manager
Civic Works, Inc. seeks a creative, independent individual with leadership and farming experience and a demonstrated passion for food access, farmer training, and urban agriculture to manage all aspects of Real Food Farm’s Clifton Park site. The Clifton Farm Manager will plan and coordinate all agricultural activities at Real Food Farm Clifton. While primarily focused on managing food growing and corpsmember training, coordination will occur with the Community Market & Outreach Coordinator, Perlman Place Farm Manager, and Education Coordinator on Real Food Farm’s marketing, outreach, production, and education goals.
The position requires 40 hours per week and offers salary plus benefits including short and long-term disability, supported health care, 401k, and dental.
A full position description and details on how to apply are available here: Clifton Park Farm Manager
Under supervision of the Farm Manager, the Production Assistant assists with all daily work and food production activities at the Clifton, Perlman Place Farm or Aisquith Street site. Production Assistants are asked to devote one Saturday per month to assist with volunteer day projects or community events. Production Assistants will be engaged in all aspects of vegetable production and fieldwork, interact with volunteers and market customers, as well as provide support for Real Food Farm’s community garden project at Perlman Place.
These positions require 30-35 hours per week on average from March 2015 – September 2015. Positions available include three 900-hour and one 675-hour Civic Works AmeriCorps terms, which consist of a modest biweekly stipend, skills training, and education award upon completion of service.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis with an anticipated start date in early March.
A full position description and details on how to apply are available here: Production Assistant
Mobile Farmers Market Assistant
Under the supervision of the Community Market & Outreach Coordinator, the Mobile Farmers Market Assistant will work in tandem with a partner Assistant in managing all aspects of Mobile Farmers Market programming such as scheduling, promotion, and execution. The Mobile Farmers Market team will engage with organizational partners and community members daily and will serve as the representatives of Real Food Farm when making market stops and home deliveries. The Mobile Farmers Market team is responsible for tracking all market sales and related data and will assist with Real Food Farm’s City Supported Agriculture share distribution.
This position requires 40 hours per week on average from April through September, with the option of re-enrolling for another term of about 30 hours per week from October – December to complete the market season. The nature of the Mobile Farmers Market requires long days when market stops and home deliveries are scheduled so daily hours will vary.
Applications are due March 4th with an anticipated start date in early April.
A full position description and details on how to apply are available here: Mobile Farmers Market Assistant
Urban Production Intern
Urban Production Interns will help with all aspects of Real Food Farm’s production, including weeding, harvesting, washing, facilitating CSA distribution, greenhouse management, seeding, transplanting, watering, etc. Interns may also work with our many youth and adult volunteers, during our open volunteer days (two or three times per week). This position is suited for a college student seeking course credit, or a Baltimore-based individual interested in experiencing the operation of an urban production farm hands-on.
The position hours are flexible. Interns committed to completing 300 hours may be eligible for an AmeriCorps education award.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.
A full position description and details on how to apply are available here: Urban Production Intern