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:
Education Programs Assistant
We are seeking a full-time AmeriCorps Education Programs Assistant for a year-long position starting in Fall 2014. Alongside the Education Coordinator, the Education Programs Assistant will plan and facilitate educational programming at Real Food Farm, including a middle school farm club, an elementary school farm club, and field trips/service learning events. In addition, the Education Programs Assistant will help maintain educational growing spaces on the farm, record data about lessons and participants, and write entries for farm newsletters. We’re looking for an educator who is great at both working alongside youth grades 3-8, organizing details behind the scenes to make our programs run smoothly, and pitching in to help the team accomplish the education program’s many goals when needed.
This position requires 40 hours per week on average: Monday through Friday, 10 am – 6 pm with some variability depending on the week’s programming, September 15, 2014 – August 31, 2015.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through August 24th for a September 15th start date.
A full position description and details on how to apply are available here: Education Programs Assistant
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 and details on how to apply are available here: Field Manager
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