We are seeking individuals for the following positions.

To apply please send a relevant resume to allison@alleycat-acres.org.

 

Farm Coordinator

The Farm Coordinator is the point person for an individual Alleycat Acres farm site. They are responsible for interfacing with the neighborhood and demonstrating an active presence on the farm. They coordinate the needs of their site with AA’s Steering Committee and assure the garden is managed according to AA’s model.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a welcoming and inclusive community space

  • Train volunteers in best gardening practices

  • Engage with community to asses its unique needs and ways to meet them on the farm (i.e. what crops to plant, what types of community events will be hosted)

  • Work with Steering Committee to build an effective inclusive outreach strategy

  • Help to promote farm activities within the neighborhood

  • Plan growing season

  • Communicate with Logistics Coordinator to obtain necessary materials

Required Qualifications:

  • Lives within the farm’s neighborhood

  • Passionate about edible gardening, sustainability, and food justice

  • A desire to work in community engagement

  • Experience working with people of diverse backgrounds, including children, the elderly, and people of diverse cultures  

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to plan a growing season from seed to harvest

  • Experience in outdoor education or child care

  • Leadership skills
  • Foreign Language skills

Time Commitment:

  • Typically requires 15-25 hours per week.

  • Host volunteer events once a week during the growing season

  • Host occasional weekend volunteer events, workshops, and community events

  • Attend steering committee meetings on the last Monday evening of each month

Compensation:

Stipend based on experience, produce-share


Assistant Farm Coordinator

This position provides assistance to the farm coordinator throughout the growing season and helps lead weekly work parties. This is a great role for someone who wants to learn the ins and outs of planning and maintaining an urban farm. Through this position you will learn all the skills needed to be a coordinator. As far as a time commitment, at a minimum you must attend volunteer work parties once a week during the growing season, helping in the garden throughout the season and assisting at community events besides the weekly work nights would be great as well

Required Qualifications:

  • Passionate about edible gardening, sustainability, and food justice

  • A desire to work in community engagement

Desired Qualifications:

  • Lives within the farm’s neighborhood

  • Experience working with people of diverse backgrounds, including children, the elderly, and people of diverse cultures  

  • Experience in outdoor education or child care

  • Leadership skills

  • Foreign Language skills

Compensation

Produce Share


This person is a member of the community in which the farm is located. They spread the word about the farm (events, work parties, etc) to their community. This involves everything from chatting with neighbors, hanging fliers, and representing Alleycat Acres at community events.

Required Qualifications:

  • Lives within the community of the farm (or future farm)

  • A sense of excitement and go-get-em attitude

Desired Qualifications:

  • Foreign Language skills

Compensation:

Produce Share

Community Liason