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Farm Manager

Greater Newark Conservancy is seeking a Farm Manager for its Hawthorne Avenue Farm, located in the South Ward of Newark, NJ. The Farm Manager is responsible for planning, organizing and managing the activities of the farm to meet the objectives of Greater Newark Conservancy. The Farm Manager position requires a strong practical knowledge of agriculture and farm management, a broad understanding of community food security and a passionate commitment to food justice and social change. The Farm Manager provides technical expertise and opportunities for hands-on learning, as per the needs of the farm. The Farm Manager has primary responsibility for developing and managing the farm enterprises associated with Greater Newark Conservancy in a manner that meets the business and educational goals of the Conservancy.

Please send email with your resume, cover letter and references (including most recent job) to rdougherty@citybloom.org. Use the job title as the subject line. Only potential interviewees will be contacted. This position is available immediately.

Farm Manager Job Description


Service Opportunities

FoodCorps

As a FoodCorps service member, you will lead hands-on lessons, influence healthy school meals, and build a schoolwide culture of health. Each year, FoodCorps, an AmeriCorps program, searches for its next round of leaders, including one working with Greater Newark Conservancy! The ideal candidate should believe that every child—no matter their race, place, or class—has a right to healthy food at school.

Visit the FoodCorps website for more information and to apply. Applications are considered on a rolling basis. Contact Sarah O'Leary, Director of Family and Youth Education, for questions and to schedule a pre-interview: soleary@citybloom.org.

Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC)

Jesuit Volunteers (JV) have served at Greater Newark Conservancy in various capacities including Youth Farmstand and Community Greening Coordinator. As a JV, you live simply in community with other JV's working locally. For more information on JVC and to apply please click here.


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