JOB POSTING: OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR AND EVENT COORDINATOR

February 2018

Do you like to get things done? Would you like to use your organizational skills to benefit a local non-profit?

Newton Community Farm is hiring an Office Administrator and Event Coordinator to keep our operations running smoothly and put on our community events. 

We are a small, educational farm offering year round programming for pre-K through adults. Our farm supports summer and late fall CSAs, an onsite farm stand, farmers’ market, and weekly donations to local food pantries.

The ideal candidate is a highly organized, detail-oriented person who is comfortable with database input and reports, and can also be a warm, friendly face to our community and volunteers. Experience with a nonprofit CRM a plus.

This is a part time position of approximately 12 to 15 hours per week. We offer flexibility in days and hours of work, and working from remote location. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively important. $18 per hour. 

Click here for a full job description and application information.  


JOB POSTING: Instructor for Youth Summer Programs 2018

February 2018 

Newton Community Farm, a non-profit organization dedicated to teaching and modeling sustainable agriculture and environmental practices, is seeking teachers for our summer programs for children aged 5 – 14. All of our summer programs combine farm work with other hands-on activities to explore where our food comes from, the work that is involved in growing food, and how our food choices can affect our health, the health of the community, and the health of our environment.

The lead teacher is responsible for the daily delivery of the curriculum, including leading activities in the learning garden and field, facilitating: discussion groups, project work and craft activities, and creating and maintaining a safe, inclusive learning environment for all participants. The successful candidate will contribute to the continued development of the curriculum and should be creative and imaginative. The successful candidate will have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team; collaborating and coordinating with other farm staff as well as high school interns and will demonstrate strong communication skills. This position requires experience working with children and a passion for teaching youth on the importance of local food systems, sustainable agriculture and environmental practices. A sense of humor, strong organizational skills, and an ability to be flexible, quick thinking and adaptive are vital.

We offer both half and full days and are week to week across age groups, beginning June 18th and ending August 24th. Please see Kids at the Farm: Summer 2018 for our full program descriptions.

Newton Community Farm is an equal opportunity employer. To express your interest in this position please submit a covering letter and current resume to: Danielle White, Director of Education at education@newtoncommunityfarm.org, with the subject line Summer 2018: Youth Programs Instructor.


JOB POSTING: Instructor for Toddler – Preschool Summer Program 2018

February 2018 

Newton Community Farm, a non-profit organization dedicated to teaching and modeling sustainable agriculture and environmental practices, is seeking a teacher for our signature toddler – preschool program, Summer Farm Sprouts. This program is geared towards toddler – Kindergarten aged children with a caregiver.

The lead teacher is responsible for the daily delivery of the curriculum. Our focus in Farm Sprouts is on multi sensory exploration and developing observation skills through age appropriate hands–on, interactive activities in the learning garden and field. The Farm Sprout Instructor is also responsible for leading craft projects, a read aloud and a sing-a-long each session.

The successful candidate will have the ability to engage our youngest learners through age appropriate activities and will create an inclusive, engaging, interactive learning environment. The successful candidate will contribute to the continued development of the curriculum and should be creative and imaginative. This position requires experience working with young children, a sense of humor, strong organizational skills, and an ability to be flexible and adaptive are vital.

The hours for this position are Monday – Friday from 9:30 – 11:30am, starting Monday June 11th and ending Friday August 24th.

Newton Community Farm is an equal opportunity employer. To express your interest in this position please submit a covering letter and current resume to: Danielle White, Director of Education, at education@newtoncommunityfarm.org with the subject line Summer 2018: Farm Sprouts Instructor.