St. Luke’s Rodale Institute Organic Farm – Part time position


SLUHN.Intern2 Rodale Institute is looking for three commuting workers to aid in general farm tasks at St. Luke’s Rodale Institute Organic Farm, a new site in Easton, Pennsylvania.  The farm will be growing 33 varieties of produce on 5 acres using organic methods and following Good Agricultural Practices in a farm-to-institution model. The project will offer unique and valuable educational and career opportunities.

Start date: April 13th, 2015

End date: October 30th, 2015

Hours: Approximately 24 hours/ week

Pay: $12/ hour

 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • ♦  Greenhouse work
  • ♦  Pest & weed management
  • ♦  PlantingSLUHN.farm
  • ♦  Harvesting
  • ♦  Processing & packing vegetables
  • ♦  Maintaining plant & soil health
  • ♦  Maintaining organic records
  • ♦  Deliver orders to St. Luke's campuses

QUALIFICATIONS

  • ♦  Background in Market Gardening or Farming
  • ♦  Strong work ethic
  • ♦  Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • ♦  Must have valid driver's license
  • ♦  Willingness to work outside in all weather conditions

Other Institutional Expectations:

♦  To be trustful and respectful to all staff and visitors.

TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter  to Linda Carlson at linda.carlson@rodaleinstitute.org.

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