Greener Partners


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Contact Info
3215 Stump Hall Road

Collegeville, PA 19426
P: 610.584.6580
E: laura.vernola@greenpartners.org
W: http://greenerpartners...

Job ID #53


Title

Farm Educator with a CDL

Description

Greener Partners is a non-profit organization that operates two farms on over 120 acres and is dedicated to strengthening people’s connection to food, where it comes from, how it’s grown and how to incorporate it into a healthy lifestyle. This spring, Greener Partners’ is launching the Farm Explorer™, a living mobile farm that will connect people to food from seed to plate. The Farm Explorer will reach communities throughout the Philadelphia region with sustainably grown produce and food education. Farm Explorer™ is a 24 ft. custom-built trailer equipped with garden beds and a mobile kitchen. Our experienced farm educators will lead groups in hands-on curriculum about gardening and ecology, seasonal eating and how to prepare simple farm-fresh recipes. The majority of our outreach efforts will focus on low-income communities who do not have access to our farms, though the Farm Explorer™ will also be an attraction at camps, street fairs, festivals and other community events. Greener Partners is seeking a flexible, committed and motivated individual who can assist our Education team in successfully executing Farm Explorer programming. Responsibilities: Drive the Farm Explorer™ (a F-350 Ford truck with a 24 ft trailer) to programming sites throughout the Philadelphia region Assist Greener Partners’ educators in implementing Farm Explorer™ programming on Tuesdays through Saturdays Schedule and maintain the calendar for Farm Explorer visits (school outings, camp visits, events, etc.) Collect data and maintain accurate records of each site visit Assist our Education team in tending to the garden beds and maintaining a robust succession of plants to be used for Farm Explorer™ programming Complete regular inventory of all supplies and maintain supply levels Qualifications: Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Farming / gardening experience Experience working with youth and leading groups Well-organized and able to work flexible hours Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Ability to work independently and as a team member Commitment to Greener Partners’ mission This is a full-time salaried position beginning March 12, 2013. Contact Meg MacCurtin: meg.maccurtin@greenerpartners.org with any questions.

Sector

Food

Status

Full-time

Availability

Available

Start Date

March 12, 2013

Compensation

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Posted

2013-01-31 05:08:05 UTC

Updated

2013-01-31 05:08:05 UTC