When you join the Community Crops team, you’ll have the opportunity to use your energy, talents, passions, and hard work to help others in the Lincoln community and beyond. We’re always seeking passionate and talented individuals to help us achieve our mission of empowering people to grow food through education, experiences, and resources. With our roots in Lincoln, Nebraska, we’re a hard-working bunch with a passion for making a difference.
Community Crops is accepting applications to be considered for the position of Farm Production Training Coordinator (Job Description Here). The Production Training coordinator supports beginning farmers in the Crops Growing Farmers Training Program through one-on-one mentoring, custom tractor work, and maintaining the Crops-run demonstrations plots. The position is funded 15% by CSA revenue, 75% by grants and 10% by general operating funds. The position is roughly 75% field work, 15% meetings/office/communication, and 10% other duties. Reports to the Farm Program Manager.
Community Crops is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women.
Demonstrated on-farm experience is essential, including market production skills (crop planning, field work, processing for local markets etc.) and farm maintenance. Additionally, experience working with diverse participants in an educational setting strongly preferred.
Successful applicants will have a strong understanding of Lincoln’s local food system, including area farmers, markets and retail outlets. Commitment to inclusiveness and diversity are also strong values at Crops. Willing to train as needed.
This is a full-time, non-exempt permanent position with a starting salary of $14/hr. Benefits include paid vacation, dental and vision insurance plus a $2,100 stipend for health insurance.
Interested applicants should submit a resume, three professional references and a short (1 page) cover letter detailing your experiences and fit for the position to Ben McShane-Jewell (email@example.com). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Community Crops is accepting applications for an independent contractor to coordinate menu planning, food sourcing and chef coordination for our annual Feast on the Farm event on August 25th. This is a temporary, part-time position for the period of April 1st, 2018 to August 25th, 2018. Successful candidates will have experience with event planning, strong knowledge of local farms and restaurants in the Lincoln area and a passion for the mission of Community Crops.
For more information on the event, see our website. For full position description with responsibilities and compensation, click here. Interested applicants should submit a resume and three professional references to Crops Executive Director, Ben McShane-Jewell (firstname.lastname@example.org).