Hiring: Field Manager – Needham Community Farm
The Needham Community Farm is hiring a Field Manager for 2022!
The Needham Community Farm (NCF) is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization comprising a very active volunteer Board of Directors, a seasonal Field Manager, a seasonal Program Manager, and a part-time Development Director. NCF’s mission is to deepen its community’s connection to nature, our food system, and each other. We focus on three intertwined program areas: 1) Providing farm-based educational opportunities for learning about sustainable growing and nutrition; 2) Increasing access to healthy produce for those in our community who experience food insecurity; and 3) Building community through volunteerism.
The Field Manager will be responsible for the management and operations of all aspects of production and will assist the Program Manager with programming including leading youth and adults in educational programming and volunteer days on the farm. This position is co-equal to and works closely with the Program Manager under the direction of the Board of Directors through its designated Farm Management member.
This is a seasonal position, starting part-time in March 2022 with full-time hours from April through September, shifting back to part time in October. This is an hourly position, paid at $18.00 per hour. Total expected hours would be about 1,350 hours March through November. Position may require some Monday and Wednesday evening availability during the spring and early summer to lead or assist Programs Manager in on-farm classes. The Field Manager will work Monday through Friday or Tuesday through Saturday, as required by farm needs. Preference given to candidates who are interested in continuing as Field Manager in 2023. Additional hours will be available to the Field Manager Dec 2022-Feb 2023 if they commit to the 2023 season.