Maryland: Real Food Farm seeks Summer VISTA Associates

29 Mar
Real Food Farm is seeking four full-time Summer VISTA Associates. All positions will occur June-August, and are compensated with a bi-weekly Americorps stipend as well as an educational award paid at the end of the term. Applicants must be 18 or over.

Mobile Market Assistant: This summer we will be launching our mobile market, a converted delivery van that will be doing grocery delivery, mini stops around the community, and some evening markets. We are hiring an assistant to help with: operation, sales, publicity, and record keeping. The Mobile Market Assistant will also work on the farm one day per week. Applicants must be enthusiastic, friendly, and outgoing. Please e-mail a resume and cover letter torffcommunity@civicworks.com with the position title in the subject line.

Fundraising Assistant: We are hiring an assistant to help with grant-writing, event-planning, a Kickstarter campaign, and other creative fundraising approaches as well as one day per week working on the farm. Applicants must be well-organized, self-motivated, strong writers, computer savvy, and very creative. Grant-writing and event-planning experience preferred but not required. Please e-mail a resume and cover letter to tbrown@civicworks.com with the position title in the subject line.

Design Assistant: We are hiring an assistant to offer general design services and ideas for products such as promotional materials, educational hand-outs, on-farm signage, website elements, fundraising materials, and more. The Design Assistant will also work on the farm one day per week. Applicants must be creative, self-motivated, innovative, and have graphic design experience and access to software. Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, and work samples torffcommunity@civicworks.com with the position title in the subject line.

Education Assistant: We are hiring an assistant to provide farm-based learning experiences to K-12 student groups.   Responsibilities include:  coordinating teachers, principals, and summer youth programs to promote opportunities to visit the farm; developing interactive, experiential, and age-appropriate educational activities; and working with farm staff to design and install interpretive, high-interest signs at key locations throughout the farm. The Education Assistant will also work on the farm one day per week. Please email resume and cover letter to rffeducation@civicworks.com with the position title in the subject line.

Please email resume & cover letter to appropriate email address, or deliver to:

Civic Works 2701 St. Lo Drive, Baltimore, MD 21213

Phone: (410)366-8533 ext.203     Fax: (410)366-1831 (attn: Real Food Farm)

 

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