You must be a registered Antioch College student to be eligible for this position.
The Antioch Farm is starting community garden plots for students, faculty and staff of Antioch College for Fall 2020! The Community Garden Coordinator position is focused on coordinating new Antioch Farm community garden plots and caring for pollinator & flower garden areas adjacent to community garden plots. This position may also assist with other tasks that support the overall operations of the Antioch Farm to fill out 10 hour/week expectation.
The Community Garden Coordinator is expected to check in with the Farm Manager regularly to determine weekly tasks and get an orientation to unfamiliar tasks. The Coordinator is expected to work on tasks independently and thoroughly during other work hours.
Essential Responsibilities of the Position:
Caring for community garden plot area: clean up common areas, mowing paths, and tilling
Caring for adjacent pollinator & flower garden areas: weeding, mowing paths, watering, etc
Host socially distanced volunteer hours
Communication and coordination with community gardeners and marketing
Practicing and promoting social distancing in garden area
Communicating any problems or concerns related to safety or supply needs
Other projects or tasks that support 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):
Hours per Week: 10
Weekdays Required: Yes
Weekends Required: Yes
Evenings Required: No
Flexible Schedule: Yes
Term Position is Available:
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.