Bright Spot Farm is hiring a part-time Seasonal Farm Assistant!
The Seasonal Farm Assistant will report to the Farm Manager and assist with all farm tasks related to food production and distribution for our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program, our contracted emergency food assistance shares, and our seed production contracts. The ideal candidate for this position has an interest in farming, food systems, and community outreach. Prior experience is preferred but not required. Must pass a State of Delaware background check.
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
-Field work such as weeding, bed prep, harvesting
-Working with Bright Spot Farm’s “Young Farmers” crew members
-Packaging produce for our CSA shares
-Farm maintenance
-Able to work independently on tasks and with a group
-Able to work in all weather conditions
-Can lift 40 lbs
-Reliable transportation
-Strong communication skills
-Willing to learn how to use equipment (weed wacker, walk-behind tractor, driving tractor)
For more information about Bright Spot Farms please visit our website: https://www.brightspotfarms.org/ or email emmaford.brightspotfarm@gmail.com
Position is $12/hour, 15 hours/week, May-October
To apply, please send resume and 2 references to emmaford.brightspotfarm@gmail.com