Positions with RFF
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. See below for open positions, but check back often for updates!
Current open positions:
The Field Manager is an opportunity for an individual interested in further developing their farming skills while engaging with community food security and social change. The Field Manager will assist the Farm Manager with the organization, coordination and implementation of daily work and food production activities at the farm in Clifton Park.
The Field Manager position requires 40 hours per week on average, Tuesday – Saturday, from September 1, 2014 through October 2015.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through August 8th for a September 1st start date.
A full position description is available here: Field Manager
Mobile Farmers Market Coordinator
The Mobile Market Coordinator will manage all aspects of Mobile Market programming including scheduling, promotion, and execution. The MMC will engage with organizational partners and community members daily and will serve as the representative of Real Food Farm whenever making market stops and home deliveries. The MMC will also be responsible for managing the Lake Montebello CSA pick-up as well as tracking market sales and related data. The MMC will work closely with the Mobile Market Assistant throughout the market season.
This position requires about 20-30 hours per week from September to December. The nature of the Mobile Farmers Market requires some long days in the fall months when the schedule is still full with market stops and home deliveries but shorter days as the season tapers around October.
Applications are due July 31st for a September 1st start date.
A full position description is available here: Mobile Farmers Market Coordinator
Summer Field Trip Assistant
Real Food Farm is seeking energetic, responsible individuals who work well with children in outdoor educational settings to assist with the execution of our summer field trips and elementary school farm club. This position is suited for a college student seeking course credit, or a Baltimore-based individual interested in learning about outdoor education without a high weekly time commitment.
Our field trips are designed for groups of up to 25 students (and sometimes many more!) to explore the farm and experience hands-on learning about food, farming, nutrition, the environment, and the food system. Education Interns will be trained to give tours of the farm and facilitate pre-planned field trip activities to groups of 7-12 youth. Interns may also be responsible for developing field trip curriculum, assisting with maintaining growing spaces utilized for field trip activities, and conducting outreach to schools and youth organizations. Our field trip schedule varies weekly, depending on demand and availability.
Our elementary school farm club is held at a nearby community center’s garden/hoop house one morning each week. Up to 20 students are involved with growing and harvesting food, maintaining the garden, preparing healthy dishes, making garden crafts, and playing cooperative games. Education interns will help plan and facilitate weekly sessions and maintain the garden.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
A full position description is available here: Summer Field Trip Intern