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Employment Opportunities

Farm and Education Manager

The Farm and Education Manager is a significant contributor to the mission of Phoenix Community Farm. We
seek someone who loves working with people and getting their hands dirty! This is a physically demanding
position requiring comfort outdoors in all weather conditions. This is also a position that requires great people
and teaching skills. Much of the work on the farm is done with volunteers, with a significant need for volunteer
coordination, training, and teaching. This person will also supervise farm intern(s) during the summer season.
This person will teach community education and teach Windover High School student classes.
In this role you will be working closely with our Executive Director and be responsible for coordinating and
leading our gardening programming as well as educational activities. This person should be able to lead
workshops and classes about various environmental, agricultural and food related topics.

Download the full description, qualifications and responsibilities.

Farm Internship

This is a growing season position (approximately April 1 thru Oct 30) with part-time hours. Hours may vary between 10 and 20hrs/week. This role will be a key part of our farm operations with a strong focus on garden preparation and harvesting activities. We would be excited to train and educate a motivated candidate.

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Phoenix Community Farm
Workshare

Phoenix Community Farm runs a 16-week WorkShare Program from June 18 through October 1.

Workshares are essential to the success of Phoenix Community Farm. This is an exchange program, in which participants “donate” 2-3 hours per week in exchange for a CSA share. You’ll be trained to proficiency in a few tasks, then will be expected to carry out tasks to completion alongside Farm Staff. One of our big needs during the summer is weeding and cultivating. We rely on workshares for our daily operations; therefore, we put together a list of expectations for our participants.

WorkShare Requirements Details: 

  1. Be at least 18 years old.

  2. Commit to working the 15 weeks of the 16-week program. 

  3. Perform hard, physical labor, including lifting 30 pounds, squatting, bending for long periods of time, pulling and pushing. 

  4. Be prepared to work outside in the sun or in inclement weather. 

  5. The ability to take direction, work efficiently and quickly.

  6. Communicate with Beth De Vries, about any planned absences during the 16-week program at least one week in advance. 

  7. Contact Beth De Vries about any unplanned absences when they arise. Workshares. If two scheduled workdays are missed without the participant notifying staff, then the participant will be asked to leave the program. When possible, missed hours are expected to be made up.

  8. Bring a positive attitude and treat all other staff, volunteers, and community members with respect.

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