We have a variety of positions available throughout the year, especially during early fall and early spring. For example, nearly every fall we generally seek applicants to fill positions for Field Manager, Production Assistant, and Education Assistant while each spring we seek applicants to fill positions for Production Assistant and our Mobile Market team. We also have unpaid internships available year-round. See below for open positions, but check back often for updates!
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Perlman Place Farm Manager
The Perlman Place Farm Manager will plan and coordinate all agricultural, community outreach, and education activities at Civic Works Real Food Farm Perlman Place. While primarily focused on managing food growing, coordination will occur with Marketing & Outreach Coordinator, Clifton Park Farm Manager, and Education Coordinator on marketing, outreach, production, and education goals, respectively. The selected candidate will work 40 hours per week and receive salary plus benefits including short and long-term disability, supported health care, 401k and dental.
AmeriCorps Urban Farmer Assistant
Alongside the Civic Works’ Real Food Farm staff, the Urban Farmer Assistant will participate in all daily tasks, food production, and market activities at Clifton Park and Perlman Place Farm sites. The Urban Farmer Assistant is expected to devote one weekend per month to assist with volunteer day projects. The Urban Farmer Assistant will participate in training activities throughout their term in order to improve their skills and understanding of sustainable urban farming practices.
AmeriCorps Farm Educator
Alongside the Civic Works’ Real Food Farm Education Coordinator, the Farm Educator will plan and facilitate educational programming at Real Food Farm, including youth and adult field trips to Real Food Farm and our high school Youth Crew program and summer youth jobs program, Mission Thrive Summer. In addition, the Farm Educator will help maintain educational growing spaces on the farm, assist with field trips visiting the farm, record data about lessons and participants, and write entries for farm newsletters. We’re looking for an educator who is great at both serving alongside youth (especially teens) and knowledgeable about food justice and food system topics.
Some applications require the Civic Works Corpsmember Application.