Powisset Farm Work Share Opportunity

CSA Distribution Coordinator – Powisset Farm

Opportunity Overview

Revived as the site of a Community Supported Agriculture program, Powisset Farm in Dover, Massachusetts features a trail that explores woodlands, fields, and wetlands. Currently, The Trustees is seeking a committed CSA Distribution Coordinator to assist on Saturday mornings during CSA pick-up. Two Saturday shifts are available: 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. or 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. As a non-profit and a Trustees property, the farm is also committed to a level of community engagement and education that goes beyond agriculture to include community building and support.

Responsibilities

Working closely with a staff person you will:

  • Coordinate CSA distribution on Saturday mornings
  • Prep for CSA distribution in an attractive yet practical manner including accurate signage, limits where necessary, and any other relevant information
  • Engage with CSA members in a friendly and efficient manner
  • Provide up to date information on Pick-Your-Own garden, upcoming events, new farm stand items, recipes, and cooking tips as needed
  • Communication with farmer and other staff to harvest or fetch vegetables in appropriate locations to prevent contamination by birds/pests/spoilage
  • Log volunteer hours

Qualifications

  • Must be able to carry 40lb box/basket
  • Standing/Sitting for periods of time
  • Ability to walk on a variety of surface including grass, paved walkways, stairs

Time Commitment

4 hours per week during the growing season. Position lasts from June to the end of October. Two shifts are available: 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. or 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

For more information

Contact Andrew Kelly, Assistant Farm Manager, 508-785-0339 x 3005, akelly@thetrustees.org

 

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