Must have gardening experience, preferably organic with knowledge of cover crops, succession planting, companion planting, compost systems, etc.
Must be outgoing and friendly
Must understand that the Friendship Garden is primarily used by children
Ability to lift 40 pounds required.
Compensation and Benefits:
This is a seasonal, non-exempt, hourly paid position, with an optimal start date in April. This position is based in Edgartown.
About The FARM Institute
The FARM Institute is a 162¬-acre teaching and livestock farm on the island of Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts, providing year-round, farm-based educational programs for families. Programs focus on farming, sustainability, nutrition, and land stewardship.
About The Trustees
The Trustees is one of Massachusetts’ largest non-profits and the nation’s first conservation and preservation organization. Today, the places we care about are going fast, and the forces undermining them, including climate change, are moving faster. Our passion is to protect and share with everyone the irreplaceable natural and cultural treasures under our care. We are funded and supported entirely by our visitors, supporters, volunteers, and more than 60,000 member households.
The Trustees has been featured in the Top 100 Women-Led Organizations in Massachusetts for six consecutive years.
In addition to being an Equal Opportunity Employer, The Trustees aims to create a thriving, inclusive workplace that values each member of its team. We aspire to reflect and effectively serve the residents and communities of Massachusetts who are at the core of our mission.
The Trustees is a signer of the Boston Women’s Workforce Council and a Member of the Boston College Center for Work and Family.
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