Available Postion - Farmer

2013 Farm Season: February 15 - November 1

We are now accepting applications!

The Jewish Farm School and Eden Village Camp are seeking a motivated, hardworking, and enthusiastic farmer for the 2013 season to oversee production of our 2-acre educational farm and other growing areas on site at Eden Village Camp.

Who You Are:

Ideal candidates will:

  • Be a hard working, creative problem solver;
  • Have at least one full season working on a farm using sustainable agriculture techniques;
  • Experience working with animals preferred;
  • Be excited about working with a diverse range of growing techniques and settings (ie annual vegetables, perennial orchard, permaculture, animals husbandry, educational gardens);
  • Be enthusiastic about working collaboratively with other staff, program participants, and volunteers.

 

Your Responsibilities:

  • Conducting daily work on the farm;
  • Directing farm apprentices, campers, staff, and volunteers in meaningful, educational, engaging, and productive farm projects;
  • Assist in overseeing educational gardens on the farm and other gardens on the site (ie, Director’s House Garden and 10 cabin snack gardens)
  • Maintaining the Pardes Brachot Orchard;
  • Maintaining all livestock and developing further plans for animal care;
  • Maintaining site-wide composting system;
  • Maintaining appropriate care of all farm related tools, machinery, facilities and equipment;
  • Leading and participating in ongoing farm staff meetings, check-ins, and group practices.

 

Compensation

Competitive farmer salary, dependent on experience. Health insurance subsidy and professional development funds are also available. Farmer will also be provided with shared housing and access to a kitchen, plus all meals when the camp kitchen is open. 

 

Submit Your Application

To apply complete the form on the Jobs page and send a cover letter and resume to farm@jewishfarmschool.org with Farmer in the subject line.