You must be a registered Antioch College student to be eligible for this position.
The Antioch Farm Assistant will assist the Farm Manager, Apprentices and Student Crew Leaders in the operation of the Antioch Farm. Applicants must be willing to work outside in all weather. Each Farm Assistant has an area of focus in addition to the responsibilities below. Areas vary with the season and may include harvest coordination, perennial food forest, specific annual garden areas, irrigation, hoop house, equipment usage (mowing & string trimming), compost collection, and more.
Plant & animal care
Weed & pest management
Harvest, rinsing and weighing of produce
Bed preparation & composting
Other responsibilities that support the overall functioning of the Farm
Required Skills and Qualifications:
Gardening, landscaping or farming experience (preferred)
Good time management skills
Ability to work well with others and problem solve
Enjoys physical work
Enthusiasm for what’s happening on the farm & the farm mission
Physical requirements needed to perform the duties of this position:
Candidates must be able to regularly bend over, lift and carry up to 30 lbs, and push a wheelbarrow full of compost.
Farm Assistants work outside in all weather.
This position is on Antioch College Farm. Employee work in this position is expected to happen entirely outside and socially distanced. Employees are expected to model social distancing, encourage it in other gardeners and report any related concerns to supervisor promptly.
Number of Positions Available (per term):
varies with season
Hours per Week: varies with season
Weekdays Required: Yes
Weekends Required: Yes
Evenings Required: Possible
Flexible Schedule: Yes
Term Position is Available:
Fall, Winter, Spring, Nov/Dec Block, Jul/Aug Block
To apply, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following Application Material.
Include the position title in subject line.
In the body of the email answer the following questions:
What is your Class Schedule?
What hours are you available to work?
What year are you?
Have you worked on campus before?
Submit your resume detailing your work history and relevant experience as an attachment in Word or PDF format.
Antioch College is an equal opportunity employer; the College offers employment, advancement opportunities and benefits in a harassment-free environment on the basis of merit, qualifications and competency to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, handicap, sexual orientation or covered veteran status. Candidates who can contribute to Antioch’s commitment to diversity and its evolving multilingual culture are encouraged to apply.