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Join the Bardwell Farm Team!
Do you love fresh, local produce and connecting with your community? Are you looking for a dynamic, rewarding part-time job that allows you to work outdoors and learn new things?

Bardwell Farm is seeking motivated individuals to join our hard-working team.

From June to November, you’ll be the face of our farm, providing exceptional customer service to our loyal patrons. You’ll be responsible for maintaining the farmstand, interacting with customers, operating our cash and payment systems, and even capturing content for our social media channels. We’re looking for team players who can thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn quickly, and take pride in offering a positive experience to everyone who visits our stand.

Here’s what you’ll get:

We’re looking for individuals with:

Ready to join our farmstand family?
Send your resume and a cover letter to info@bardwellfarm.com. We can’t wait to hear from you!

FRUIT ASSISTANT
Reports to: Farm Manager
Hours: full-time, non-exempt, seasonal
Function: Assists with all orchard operations.

Quonquont’s Guiding Principles

Our Mission: At Quonquont Farm, we are dedicated to stewarding our land, connecting our community to healthy food, and making every guest the center of celebration.

Our Core Values: Community, Professionalism, Optimism, Creativity, and Teamwork

Responsibilities:

Orchard Care

  • Plants, prunes, harvests, mows, thins, trims, cleans, and otherwise cares for all fruit crops.
  • Participates in regular soil and tissue testing, and applies nutrients, as directed.
  • Prepares fruit for cider making. Delivers fruit and retrieves cider.
  • Keeps accurate records of fruit production and inventory.

Integrated Pest Management Program

  • Participates in pest management program for all fruit crops, with an emphasis on scouting for pests and reducing pesticide use in favor of alternative strategies, where practical and achievable.
  • Assists with mixing and applying pesticides in accordance with industry best practices and government regulations.
  • Maintains equipment used to apply pesticides.
  • Provides information to Quonquont staff and owners about pesticide application and safety.
  • Participates in annual Worker Protection Standard training for all agricultural workers.

Farmstand

  • Provides helpful, prompt, polite service to farmstand customers.
  • Keeps farmstand clean and orderly, restocks shelves, reports item shortages.

Equipment

  • Safely operates and maintains equipment (including mowers, string trimmers, tractors, blowers, etc.) in coordination with the farm manager.

Buildings

  • Keeps all farm buildings neat and orderly, inside and out.
  • Notifies manager of necessary repairs.

Property Care

  • Mows lawns, meadows, and orchards; string trims; mulches; rakes; and maintains a tidy appearance on the farm at all times.
  • Removes snow.
  • Combats non-native, invasive plants.

Events

  • Provides logistical support for events, including moving furniture and decorations, cleaning, lawn care, or any other duties that help make events run smoothly.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Assures the safety of the Quonquont workplace and monitors safety for staff and customers.
  • Complies with Quonquont personnel policies.
  • Represents Quonquont Farm in a professional and courteous manner at all times.
  • Provides quality service to all customers and visitors.
  • Attends and participates in appropriate meetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, including helping with poultry or assisting the horticulture, vegetable, or event teams.

Position Requirements:

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Skills and Traits:

  • The Fruit Assistant must agree with and be committed to the mission, values, and policies of Quonquont Farm.
  • Must be able to perform long hours of repetitive work without sacrificing quality of work.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.

Mental, Physical, and Communication Demands:

  • Must be available to work when and where needed by the business. Must be willing to work irregular hours, weekends, and holidays. Schedule includes at least one weekend day during farm store season.
  • Requires working long hours outdoors in all weather, including heat, cold, sun, snow, and rain.
  • Requires sitting in vehicles, standing, bending, or kneeling for up to four hours without break.
  • Requires interacting with people in a pleasant, courteous, and professional manner.
  • Requires ability to work safely around heavy, often dangerous, equipment.
  • While performing this job, the employee will regularly be required to use hands and arms to reach and grasp to hold products, supplies, and tools; to talk and speak clearly to customers and co-workers; and to hear questions and machinery.
  • This job requires a great deal of standing, walking, kneeling, bending, crouching, and general mobility throughout the day. It includes the ability to lift, carry, and push items weighing up to 50 pounds regularly throughout the workday.
  • This job requires working with machinery that generates loud noise and strong odors.
  • Allergic conditions, which could be aggravated when handling or working indoors or outdoors with plants or chemicals, may be a disqualification.

Starting Pay:

New employees will start at $18.00 to $19.00 an hour, depending on experience and ability to operate machinery, including standard transmission vehicles.

To Apply:

Complete this job application and email it to the address at the bottom of the form.

FARM HAND
Reports to: Vegetable Manager
Hours: Full-time or part-time, non-exempt, seasonal or year-round
Function: Responsible for assisting with all farm and orchard operations.

Quonquont’s Guiding Principles

Our Mission: At Quonquont Farm, we are dedicated to stewarding our land, connecting our community to healthy food, and making every guest the center of celebration.

Our Core Values: Community, Professionalism, Optimism, Creativity, and Teamwork

Responsibilities:

  • Plants, prunes, harvests, mows, thins, trims, weeds, trellises, mulches, applies nutrients, scouts for pests, and otherwise cares for all fruit, flower, and vegetable crops.
  • Washes, packs, stores, and transports harvested crops.
  • Cares for livestock, including feeding, watering, moving, cleaning, and egg-
    collecting.
  • Upholds food safety standards and maintains appropriate cleaning and sanitizing logs.
  • Safely operates and maintains farm equipment, tools, and vehicles.
  • Keeps all farm buildings neat and orderly, inside and out.
  • Maintains a neat landscape around farm buildings.
  • Removes snow.
  • Combats invasive plants through hand-pulling or cutting.
  • Provides logistical support for events, including moving furniture and
    decorations, cleaning, lawn care, or any other duties that help make events run smoothly.
  • Participates in annual Worker Protection Standard training for all agricultural
    workers.
  • Represents Quonquont Farm in a professional and courteous manner at all times.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age and have a valid Massachusetts driver’s license.
  • Must be willing to work irregular hours (especially early mornings), at least one weekend day, and some holidays.
  • Requires using tools, and standing, bending, or kneeling for up to four hours without break.
  • Requires working long hours outdoors in all weather, including heat, cold, sun, snow, and rain.
  • While performing this job, the employee will regularly be required to use hands and arms to reach and grasp to hold products, supplies, and tools; to talk and speak clearly to customers and co-workers; and to hear questions and machinery.
  • This job requires a great deal of standing, walking, kneeling, bending, crouching, and general mobility throughout the day. It includes the ability to lift, carry, and push items weighing up to 50 pounds regularly throughout the workday.
  • Allergic conditions, which could be aggravated when handling or working indoors or outdoors with plants or chemicals, may be a disqualification.

Starting Pay Range:

New employees will start at $16.50 to $17.50, depending on farm work experience and ability to drive a standard shift vehicle.

To Apply:

Fill out this application and email it to the address on the bottom of the form.

Food Hub Delivery Driver – The New Entry Food Hub is looking for a full-time (up to 40 hours/week Monday-Thursday) driver for June-November; hourly wage is $22- $25/hour.
The Delivery Driver position is responsible for packing produce and ensuring timely produce deliveries to our New Entry Food Hub customers, ranging from schools, food pantries, senior food access partners, and wholesale accounts. The position is a vital part of the New Entry Food Hub team, and as such will share in the responsibility of fulfilling program deliverables and reporting requirements.

Essential Job Functions

Qualifications

• Clean Driving Record
• Ability to safely drive 14- and 16-foot box trucks in urban settings (narrow streets, tight loading docks, and alleyways)
• Delivery experience loading and unloading boxes
• Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and move hand trucks with stacked bins repeatedly in and out of vehicles, trucks, and buildings
• Prior customer service experience
• Friendly, reliable, high-energy level, comfortable with multi-tasking
• Good interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to operate a forklift (or to receive training and certification)
• Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions
• Organized and detail oriented
• Carpentry or general handy-person experience
• Team player, ability to interact with diverse personalities; tactful, respectful, flexible
• Good reasoning abilities and sound judgment
• Self-motivated and directed
• Ability to work consistently 2 days per week
• Access to reliable private transportation to reach New Entry Food Hub required

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience driving a box truck in an urban setting preferred
• Experience working in a warehouse environment preferred
• Experience handling produce and food safety training preferred
• Experience in commercial farming or wholesaling preferred
• Cross-cultural experience preferred
• High School Diploma or equivalent

To apply, please send a brief letter of inquiry and a summary of your experience to meet the qualifications or a resume and email to:  Sara Poggi Davis, Food Hub Program Manager, sara.davis@tufts.edu.  Candidates will be required to complete a Tufts University background check and demonstrate a clean driving record.  New Entry values diversity and unique lived experience and does not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status or any other factor prohibited by law.

Part-time Delivery Driver – Winter-Spring (March – May); Up to 20 hours/week; generally 1-2 days/week; potential to continue up to 40 hours/week June-November.  Hourly rate is $22- $25/hour.

The Delivery Driver position is responsible for packing produce and ensuring timely produce deliveries to our New Entry Food Hub customers, ranging from schools, food pantries, senior food access partners, and wholesale accounts. The position is a vital part of the New Entry Food Hub team, and as such will share in the responsibility of fulfilling program deliverables and reporting requirements.

Essential Job Functions

Qualifications
• Clean Driving Record
• Ability to safely drive 14- and 16-foot box trucks in urban settings (narrow streets, tight loading docks, and alleyways)
• Delivery experience loading and unloading boxes
• Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and move hand trucks with stacked bins repeatedly in and out of vehicles, trucks, and buildings
• Prior customer service experience
• Friendly, reliable, high-energy level, comfortable with multi-tasking
• Good interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to operate a forklift (or to receive training and certification)
• Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions
• Organized and detail oriented
• Carpentry or general handy-person experience
• Team player, ability to interact with diverse personalities; tactful, respectful, flexible
• Good reasoning abilities and sound judgment
• Self-motivated and directed
• Ability to work consistently 2 days per week
• Access to reliable private transportation to reach New Entry Food Hub required

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience driving a box truck in an urban setting preferred
• Experience working in a warehouse environment preferred
• Experience handling produce and food safety training preferred
• Experience in commercial farming or wholesaling preferred
• Cross-cultural experience preferred
• High School Diploma or equivalent

To apply, please send a brief letter of inquiry and a summary of your experience to meet the qualifications or a resume and email to:  Sara Poggi Davis, Food Hub Program Manager, sara.davis@tufts.edu.  Candidates will be required to complete a Tufts University background check and demonstrate a clean driving record.  New Entry values diversity and unique lived experience and does not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status or any other factor prohibited by law.

National Technical Assistance Coordinator – part-time (25 hours/week), year-round

The National Technical Assistance Coordinator provides outreach to promote USDA programs and land access services for beginning famer land-based training networks and leads robust program evaluation strategies locally and nationally.  Responsibilities include coordination and technical assistance services to members of the FIELD Network, a national technical assistance (TA) and capacity building network for land-based experiential beginning farmer training programs.  This position will lead USDA program outreach and technical assistance to national organizations, particularly in underserved communities; manage and build partner relationships; support development and delivery of training workshops and technical assistance for partner organizations and their farmers and connect them to our network partners for information sharing and program development resources; develop educational resources, toolkits, guidebooks, and webinars to support successful programs; support program evaluation, data collection, monitoring, and project reporting, and; organize annual conferences and monthly convenings of national partners. This position requires working knowledge of USDA programs and resources, strong farmer relational skills, project management, leadership, evaluation, and networking skills with groups serving immigrant, refugee, and historically underserved and BIPOC farmers.

Key Responsibilities Include:
Provide Outreach and Technical Assistance (TA) to the National FIELD Network (incubator and apprenticeship training programs)

Develop Educational Resources and Training Materials

Support National Network Building and Program Connections

Basic Job Requirements:
• Prior experience in national outreach, adult education theory, beginning farmer and rancher training strategies, local and regional food systems, educational resource development, and organizational development preferred.
• Skills and knowledge in USDA programs and services for beginning and underserved producers.
• Experience working in beginning farmer training programs, community organizing, food security, and/or gained through experience working with diverse ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic groups.
• Cross-cultural experience helpful; strong commitment to racial equity and social justice.
• Ability to lead projects independently; ability to coordinate innovative programming with multiple partners.
• Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; ability to write well and develop compelling impact reports.
• Experience working with social media, web-based/online learning, and web resource development required.
• Experience with programmatic evaluation and assessment desired.
• Experience with event planning, conference organization, and multi-stakeholder gatherings.
• Demonstrated leadership skills, strong project management experience, and attention to detail required.
• Self- directed and able to work well in a rapidly changing, high-performance environment.
• Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
• Proficiency with standard computer software (MS Office, online meeting software, Social Media, website content development, graphic design, Excel database).  Experience with Salesforce CRM desired.

Additional Preferred Experience:
• Demonstrated research capacity – ability to explore new areas of learning and to back up ideas with data and metrics;
• Enthusiasm for critically engaging with the local food movement and determining how non-profit programming can better address food insecurity, food access and improve nutritional outcomes
• Organizational development and cross-cultural experience;
• Experience with adult education theory and training strategies preferred;
• Empathy for and sensitivity to food insecurity in underprivileged communities preferred;
• Multilingual a plus.

Compensation and Timeline:  The Tufts University hourly wage range for this position is:  Minimum $26.40, Midpoint $31.40, Maximum $36.40.  Salary is based on related experience, expertise, and internal equity; generally, new hires can expect an offer of pay between the minimum and midpoint of the pay range.  The position is open until a suitable candidate is identified; an ideal start date would be no later than May 1, 2024.

Special Work Schedule Requirements: Work happens at office spaces on a farm and on a working farm in all weather conditions, or in a barn/warehouse with limited heating/cooling, so it can be extremely hot or extremely cold in certain settings depending on the weather.  All staff are expected to support on-farm events and pitch in to support farm and food hub activities, so occasional field duties and food hub share packing may be required which can involve bending, lifting, and driving vehicles.  This position has expected work-related travel to meetings throughout the state, region, and nationally.

To Apply, submit a resume and cover letter outlining your skills and qualifications in connection to the job description and mission areas of New Entry.  Applications are accepted online through the Tufts University Human Resources application portal.  Apply HERE.

National Program Manager – full-time, year-round
The National Program Manager provides management and oversight for New Entry’s beginning famer land-based training networks and leads robust program evaluation strategies locally and nationally.  Responsibilities include oversight of the FIELD Network, a national technical assistance (TA) and capacity building networks for land-based experiential beginning farmer training programs (incubator and apprenticeship training programs).  This position will lead national program strategy and development; conduct outreach to national organizations, particularly in underserved communities; manage and build partner relationships; support technical assistance for partner organizations and connect them to our network partners for information sharing and program development resources; develop educational resources, toolkits, guidebooks, and webinars to support successful programs; lead program evaluation, data collection, monitoring, and project reporting, and; organize and manage annual conferences and convenings of national partners. This position requires strong strategic planning, project management, leadership, evaluation, and networking skills.

Key Duties will include:
Manage the National FIELD Network (incubator and apprenticeship training programs)

Oversee National Programs

Basic Requirements:
• Skills and knowledge in multiple aspects of beginning farmer training programs, community organizing, food security, and/or gained through experience working with diverse ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic groups;
• Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s degree preferred or suitable equivalent work experience;
• Significant work experience in the non-profit sector (at least 5-8 years) with national outreach, and educational resource and fund development; Minimum of 2 years supervisory experience required;
• Experience networking with multiple organizations and collaborative networks; demonstrated leadership and communication skills in networking/relationship building across disparate partners and interests;
• Significant experience in program evaluation, designing surveys, and leading multi-stakeholder assessments required;
• Ability to analyze data, capture trends, insights, and needs of partners and develop clear, actionable vision and related programming to respond to needs and synthesize ideas / present vision for future to network leadership;
• Experience with event planning, conference organization, and multi-stakeholder gatherings;
• Ability to lead projects independently; ability to coordinate innovative programming with multiple partners;
• Experience working with social media, web-based/online learning, and web resource development required;
• Strong commitment to racial equity and social justice;
• Strong organizational skills and acute attention to detail;
• Self- directed; works well within a rapidly-changing, high-performance environment;
• Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills;  Ability to write well and develop compelling impact reports;
• Proficiency with standard computer software (MS Office, Social Media, website content development, graphic design, Excel database).  Experience with Salesforce CRM desired.

Additional Preferred Experience:
• Demonstrated research capacity – ability to explore new areas of learning and to back up ideas with data and metrics;
• Enthusiasm for critically engaging with the local food movement and determining how non-profit programming can better address food insecurity, food access and improve nutritional outcomes
• Organizational development and cross-cultural experience;
• Experience with adult education theory and training strategies preferred;
• Empathy for and sensitivity to food insecurity in underprivileged communities preferred;
• Multilingual a plus.

Compensation and Timeline:  The Tufts University salary range for this position is:  Minimum $70,000.00, Midpoint $87,550.00, Maximum $105,100.00.  Salary is based on related experience, expertise, and internal equity; generally, new hires can expect an offer of pay between the minimum and midpoint of the salary range; New Entry’s grant program budget for this position is $70,000 per year plus generous Tufts University benefits.  The position is open until a suitable candidate is identified; an ideal start date would be no later than May 1, 2024.

Special Work Schedule Requirements: Work happens at office spaces on a farm and on a working farm in all weather conditions, or in a barn/warehouse with limited heating/cooling, so it can be extremely hot or extremely cold in certain settings depending on the weather.  All staff are expected to support on-farm events and pitch in to support farm and food hub activities, so occasional field duties and food hub share packing may be required which can involve bending, lifting, and driving vehicles.  This position has expected work-related travel to meetings throughout the state, region, and nationally.

To Apply, submit a resume and cover letter outlining your skills and qualifications in connection to the job description and mission areas of New Entry.  Applications are accepted online through the Tufts University Human Resources application portal.  Apply HERE.

Associate Director:  New Entry is seeking an Associate Director who is passionate about our mission. This position offers an exciting opportunity to help shape and carry out the strategic agenda of a nationally respected, comprehensive farmer training and food systems organization. The Associate Director will work with New Entry staff, consultants and regional and national partners to provide strategic leadership and management for New Entry’s farmer training programs. Reporting to the Executive Director (ED), the Associate Director will have both internal and external facing responsibilities at New Entry and handle the below duties:

Basic Requirements:

Preferred Qualifications:

Compensation and Timeline:  The Tufts University salary range for this position is:  Minimum $70,000.00, Midpoint $87,550.00, Maximum $105,100.00.  Salary is based on related experience, expertise, and internal equity; generally, new hires can expect an offer of pay between the minimum and midpoint of the salary range; New Entry’s program budget for this position is $70,000 – $80,000 per year plus generous Tufts University benefits.  The position is open until a suitable candidate is identified; an ideal start date would be no later than May 1, 2024.

Special Work Schedule Requirements: Periods of intense farming and food hub warehouse activities are June through October where programmatic needs could require long hours, and assistance with completion of farm site responsibilities, food hub packing and loading of produce into boxes for on-time delivery to customers could occur.  Work happens between office spaces and on a farm in all weather conditions, or in a barn/warehouse with limited heating/cooling, so it can be extremely hot or extremely cold in certain settings depending on the weather.  If a delivery driver is absent, or staff/volunteers are absent, the position may be expected to drive vehicles, complete packing duties, and make on-time deliveries to customers. Expected travel to meetings throughout the state, region, and nationally.

To Apply, submit a resume and cover letter outlining your skills and qualifications in connection to the job description and mission areas of New Entry.  Applications are accepted online through the Tufts University Human Resources application portal.  Apply HERE.

CREAMERY OPERATIONS MANAGER

Join our team and support our production operations! This position is responsible for fostering a culture and commitment to efficiency & rigorous food safety precautions within our small creamery production team. With a portion of time spent working in a production capacity alongside the creamery staff, this position helps the team determine the priorities for the day and supports them in effective time management to accomplish that day’s goals. Working in tandem with our Manager for Events, Marketing, and Compliance, this position is responsible for creamery staff adherence to food safety and compliance protocol.

RESPONSIBILITIES
– Lead daily meetings with the creamery in order to manage workflow and priorities for our Creamery & Production Assistants
– Through observing techniques and practices of all creamery work, identify opportunities for improving efficiency, food safety, and workplace safety for employees
– Oversee Creamery & Production Assistants and ensure that all Standard Operating Procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices are followed, documenting correction, retraining and escalating issues as necessary.
– Work with Head Cheesemaker and Creamery & Production Assistants to ensure the completion of required tasks and proper documentation in accordance with the Food Safety Plan
– Perform daily, weekly, and monthly inspections of the creamery and required documentation, escalating issues to the Compliance Manager
– Foster a culture and commitment to efficiency & rigorous food safety precautions within the creamery staff
– Participate in any and all creamery work (including cheese makes, affinage, cleaning, milk fill, cheese packing, etc.) as and when necessary
– Partner with the Head Cheesemaker to train new employees
– Host visitors and volunteers, ensure they follow all policies and protocols
– Participate in food safety team meetings
– Manage creamery staff schedule
– Complete product sampling & environmental swabbing as part of our testing protocol; clear product for sale upon receipt of lab results

REQUIREMENTS
– Strong critical thinking skills
– Strong communication skills (both verbal and written); the ability to communicate with both empathy and directness
– Staff management experience & skill
– Ability to work with a sense of urgency & to effectively manage others in doing so
– An understanding of food safety & the importance of compliance with food safety standards and documentation
– Eagerness to work in a small, family-owned business & in local agriculture
– A can-do attitude with the ability to quickly and with good judgment assess situations
– Strong problem solving skills
– Curiosity and eagerness to learn more and improve systems
– Ability to lift up to 40lbs, to work on one’s feet for long periods, and to work with one’s hands while talking
– Timeliness and reliability
– Reliable transportation to/from the farm

SCHEDULE
This is an in-person role at our farm with a Monday-Friday schedule 8am-4:30pm; occasional weekend support may be needed in the event of staff illness or special projects.

COMPENSATION
Pay range is $16.50-$19 per hour, commensurate with experience. Housing is available as a part of a compensation package. Less experienced applicants will have the opportunity to grow in the role and achieve pay rate increases. Staff receive complimentary farm fresh raw milk and cheese, as well as a 20% discount on our pasture raised beef and rose veal, and our whey-fed pork, and on all products in our farm store. Staff have complimentary access to a “seconds” section of the meat freezer, where meat with broken vacuum seals or freezer burn is stored, as well as access to ordering groceries at cost. These additional food benefits can add up to savings equivalent to a $1-2/hr increase in pay.

COMPANY DESCRIPTION
Cricket Creek Farm is a small, grass-based cow dairy nestled in the Berkshire hills of Williamstown, MA. We produce raw milk, grass-fed beef & veal and whey-fed pork, in addition to 7 different styles of artisanal farmstead cheeses. We milk 35-40 cows at a time and care for about 80 animals in total. Our Mission is to produce nourishing food that honors our animals, respects the land, and feeds our community, and to exemplify a sustainable model for small-farm viability. We sell our cheese, raw milk, beef, veal, and pork in our farm store, alongside a wide range of local products. We also sell our cheese at a number of farmers markets we attend throughout the area.

TO APPLY
To apply, please email Anna at anna@cricketcreekfarm.com with your resume and a bit about your interest in this role. Highlight any previous experience in production, food service, and management.

APR Stewardship Supervisor

The Department of Agricultural Resources is seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual who is passionate about land conservation and farm viability to lead our APR Stewardship team.  The successful candidate will be a strong leader and communicator with knowledge of conservation restriction stewardship and someone who can balance supervising staff, policy development, regulatory enforcement, and strengthening relationships within the agricultural community.

The position oversees the Stewardship branch of the Agricultural Preservation Restriction (APR) Program and combines telework, field work, and office work. Currently at least 1 office day or field day per week is required.  The position location is out of any of MDAR’s field offices in Southborough, West Springfield, Lakeville, or Boston.

Salary range is $77,556.44 –  $114,166.00 Yearly

Position closes 4/24/24

Apply via MassCareers Job Description – APR Stewardship Supervisor (2400009Y) (taleo.net)

All Farmers
Springfield, MA
www.allfarmers.world

Job Type & Schedule: Hourly 20 hrs/wk. Flexible scheduling M-F. Wednesday afternoons required.

Compensation: Hourly, $24-$28 per hour commensurate with experience. Paid vacation/holiday time and paid sick time.

Location: Remote work (primary); in-person responsibilities in Springfield/West Springfield/Westfield as-needed.

Summary: All Farmers is seeking an experienced (3+ years) nonprofit Bookkeeper & Grants Manager. The Bookkeeper & Grants Manager will keep All Farmers’ books to GAAP standards including accounts payable, work with the Executive Director to prepare financial reports, provide financial information for grant reports and tracking, and provide administrative support and tracking. The position is half-time (20 hours). A commitment to social and racial justice is integral to this work and required of all staff.

About: All Farmers supports autonomous groups of refugee and immigrant farmers in western Massachusetts. We understand the barriers immigrant and refugee farmers face from a social justice perspective, and work with the farmers to support their success in spite of the systemic barriers they face. Our strategic priorities are directed by the farmers collectively and through farmer representation on the Board of Directors. All Farmers works with over 60 farming families, who share four farm sites. Current farmers come from 10 countries, and predominantly speak Maai Maai, Nepali, and Kiswahili, as well as Kirundi and Congolese.

Job Description
• Responsibilities
•Keep all financial records to GAAP standards using QuickBooks Online
•Prepare invoices and manage accounts payable
•Prepare financial statements
•Coordinate with the Executive Director and accountant to complete our annual audit
•Provide financial information to accountant for annual tax filing

Grants:
oTrack grant reporting deadlines and requirements
oProvide draft financial reports
oProvide monthly financial statement of open grants

Provide administrative support, including pre-filling forms, updating information, etc.
• Qualifications
•Qualities:
•Self-motivated; self-organized; excellent follow-through (required)
•Flexibility and creative problem-solving (required)

Experience:
Experience bookkeeping in the nonprofit sector (3+ years required, 5+ years preferred)
•Experience accounting for capital expenses and depreciation strongly preferred
•Grants tracking & management experience preferred

•Skills:
•Fluent in use of QuickBooks Online (required)
•Proficient use of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Google Docs (required); advanced Word/Excel abilities preferred

Education:
•CB or CPB certification strongly preferre

How to Apply
Position open until filled. Qualified candidates should complete the online application available at www.allfarmers.world and include responses to the questions below.

Additional Application Questions:
❖Please describe your experiences bookkeeping in the nonprofit and other sectors.
❖Please describe any experiences you have with agriculture, or keeping records in the agricultural sector (not required).

Farm-based Summer Camp Counselor

We are hiring an assistant camp counselor for the morning from 8:30AM to 12:30PM, Monday through Friday starting June 24, 2024. Our summer camp is for 12 children ages 5-12 and takes place on our farm.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with children, a love for the outdoors, have an interest in gardening and farming, and have lots of energy! The assistant counselor will mainly be responsible for the younger cohort and will support the lead counselor in activities throughout the morning. Must be reliable and punctual. Compensation is $15/hour. All counselors will receive paid CPR and first aid training during orientation. Included in the compensation, we also have one slot available for a child of the counselor.

The application can be found here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf_tQSNjpdUBYnXNS1DhbH3Apsq_ZCvmDAfoVWPq-aQXNcMfQ/viewform

You can learn more about the camp at www.obrienfarmma.com/camp.