Food Bank of Delaware- Farm Manager Position Opening

The Food Bank of Delaware is looking to fill the position of Farm Manager in our Newark Facility.  The Farm Manager will supervise all steps of crop production and retail sales (farm stand, CSA and wholesale sales) at the Food Bank of Delaware’s Newark Farm.  The Farm Manager is also responsible for all components of the agricultural workforce development activities of Delaware Food Works, this includes but is not limited to development of curriculum, classroom and field instruction, recruitment of students, internships, job placement and tracking, scheduling guest lecturers and field trips.


  • 4-year degree or equivalent work experience in a field related to career decision making and job placement
  • Demonstrated ability in written and verbal communication and listening skills
  • At least two years’ work experience in a similar position
  • Computer literacy and typing skills required; knowledge and understanding of office programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple projects
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule
  • Must have very strong self-initiative
  • Must be able to work cooperatively in a team environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills with experience dealing with individuals from many different backgrounds, cultures, and races
  • General understanding of social service system and anti-hunger programs a plus
  • Comfortable speaking to groups of people
  • A valid driver’s license for the previous three years with zero points
  • Clean drug screening
  • Satisfactory background screening


  • Must be able to transport, lift, and carry operating equipment of 20 lbs or more.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends. Unusual work hours and unusual environmental conditions are necessary.
  • To sit or stand as needed
  • To type on a computer keyboard
  • May require walking primarily on a level surface for periods throughout the day
  • Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to file documents or store materials throughout the work day
  • May include lifting up to 25 pounds on occasion
  • Ability to safely operate passenger or cargo van
  • Will require regular exposure to commercial kitchen environment
  • Will occasionally require exposure to warehouse environment

The Food Bank of Delaware is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination in all of its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or family status.

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