Positions with RFF

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Current open positions:

Summer Urban Production Intern

Summer 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 will work alongside our dynamic and diverse production team, including our Farm Manager, Field Managers, Field Assistants.  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.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until Apr. 25th.

A full position description is available here: Summer Urban Production Intern

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 until Apr. 25th.

A full position description is available here: Summer Field Trip Intern

Mission Thrive Summer Crew Leader

The Mission Thrive Summer program is a six week summer program for 25 9th and 10th grade students.  Launched in the summer of 2013, Mission Thrive keeps teens engaged, learning, active, and healthy throughout the summer.  Teens practice team work, healthy habits, and job skills (and receive a paycheck) while working on Real Food Farm (a six acre sustainable urban farm), cooking healthy dishes with farm produce, learning yoga and basic fitness routines, and planning and facilitating a health expo for the community.  We’re seeking passionate and dedicated Crew Leaders to help make this summer a success in building a community of healthy teen leaders who are changing Baltimore!

During all activities, including group activities and fieldwork, Crew Leaders are responsible for the safety and well-being of the crew.  Mission Thrive staff train Crew Leaders for a week and a half prior to the beginning of the summer program. Crew Leaders will also receive weekly feedback from the staff as well as informal daily guidance from program supervisors and fellow Crew Leaders. Mission Thrive Team Crew Leaders report to program staff from Real Food Farm/Civic Works and the Institute for Integrative Health.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until Apr. 25th. Early application is recommended – interviews will begin in early March. 

A full position description is available here:  Mission Thrive Summer Crew Leader