Location: Indianapolis, IN
Job Type: Full-Time
The Manager of Farm Production, Engagement & Education plays a pivotal role in fostering thriving communities by cultivating both people and gardens. The Manager is instrumental in realizing the vision of robust communities through active involvement in community farming. This multifaceted role involves not only successful cultivation of food and edible plants but also a profound commitment to engaging and educating individuals of diverse backgrounds, ages, abilities, and identities.
This position requires a unique blend of skills, as the Manager of Farm Production, Engagement & Education is expected to be equally adept at leading garden production and engaging in educational initiatives. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in realizing our vision of thriving communities through the harmonious integration of agriculture and community engagement.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DESIRED OUTCOMES OF THE POSITION:
Community-Centric Agriculture Management:
Commensurate with experience, starting at $40,000. GPI offers flexible
time off, location, and schedule. Health and retirement benefits are not
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Cover letter should clearly summarize candidates’ experience and reason for applying, aligned to the position. Applications are accepted until February 15,
2024. Growing Places Indy is an equal-opportunity employer committed to removing employment barriers and fostering inclusivity.
We are hiring for the first time in 2 years! Ideally, we would hire full time positions (40 hours a week) but are open to the right people looking for part time (no less than 24 hours a week). Experience on a production farm is not required but is definitely a plus. Consistency and an eagerness to learn are essential. We do not have on-farm housing. Nearby communities include Noblesville, Cicero, Lapel, Elwood and Anderson. Most of our current employees commute from Indianapolis.
About us: Full Hand Farm is a four-season organic farm in Central Indiana, about 40 minutes northeast of downtown Indianapolis. We farm five acres of vegetables using a mix of mechanical and hand scale production techniques. We grow 40 different crops throughout the year and specialize in a consistent supply of salad greens. We are a year-round anchor vendor at the Broad Ripple Farmers Market and deliver to about 20 restaurants during the main season. 2024 will be our 13th year.
Accepting applications now with interviews to begin mid-January, continuing on a rolling basis until positions are filled.
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