Massachusetts: New Entry Sustainable Farming Project seeks to fill Multiple Positions

4 May

Technical Assistance and Incubator Farm Site Coordinator

Help Small-Scale Beginning Farmers Establish Successful Businesses!  We are seeking a creative, self-starter to provide technical assistance (TA) to beginning farmers on multiple aspects of crop production and farm enterprise development. Responsibilities include conducting farm business planning courses and other skills workshops in sustainable agriculture, providing technical assistance and managing progress towards farmer goals, and managing our incubator farms.  A Bachelor’s degree and agricultural training and experience in multiple aspects of farm management is essential.  The position is full-time, year- round and is based in Lowell, MA.

Produce Operations and Quality Coordinator

Help local farmers connect directly to customers by supervising our CSA operations! We are seeking a detail-oriented, organized, high-energy candidate to supervise quality control and produce packing operations for our 400-member CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program. Responsibilities include supervising a team to pack CSA shares, working with farmers to assure quality control of produce delivered, picking up produce from nearby farms, and assisting in coordinating production schedules and processing farmer payments. A Bachelor’s degree and experience in produce handling and quality assessment is preferred. This is a seasonal, part-time position (12 – 19 hours/week) from June through November based at our farms in Dracut, MA (4 miles from downtown Lowell).

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TO APPLY:  Interested applicants may download an applicationand submit with a resume and cover letter as follows:

Mail

Community Teamwork, Inc.

Human Resources Office

155 Merrimack St.

Lowell, MA 01852

E-Mail

Human Resource Office at the following address:

HR@comteam.org

Please cc: jennifer.hashley@tufts.edu and kfitch@comteam.orgwith your application materials.  Individuals of diverse backgrounds and cultures are encouraged to apply.

For any questions related to these positions, please email Project Director, Jennifer Hashley or Program and Finance Coordinator,Kimberley Fitch.

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