Organic Farm Laborer Food Joy
- Date Posted April 26, 2018
- Location Auburn, ME
- Category Agriculture / Nonprofit
- Job Type Part-Time
Food Joy is a Maine-based nonprofit organization dedicated to getting families cooking and eating together around the dinner table. Our mission is to empower people with tools, skills and ingredients that make cooking endeavors both successful and fun.
It is our belief that this ritual of cooking, eating together around a table, and civil conversation not only sows the seeds of physical and emotional health, but also enables families and communities to foster the trust, generosity, and communication skills that are the foundation of a balanced life of joy and contribution to the world.Job Description Come help out on the South Auburn Organic Farm and be a part of our Food Joy Meal Kit program to bring fresh local harvest to our community in a ready-to-cook form! Get ready for a season filled with all of the essential farm tasks like weeding, cultivating, planting, harvesting and packing up our meal kits for delivery! Experience on organic farms is beneficial, but willing to train the right candidate. Must have reliable transportation, a problem-solving attitude, and the physical ability to lift 50+ lbs and carry out manual labor for 8 hour shifts. Hours can be somewhat flexible, but in general are Mon/Tue/Fri, 8am - 4pm. Occasional Saturdays required weather dependent. Average 25 hours per week. Happy to offer free surplus veggies as available. We are looking to hire ASAP - apply today! Compensation this position is PAID: hourly, varies DOE, $11.00 - $13.00 How to apply