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Position Available: Sugar Creek Farm and Garden Coordinator

SALARY: $300 per week + paid vacation

HOURS: 20 hours per week, one Thursday evening a week and Saturday morning a month is required + occasional weekend work for Wylde Center events

EMPLOYMENT TERM: Begins March 1, 2016

LOCATION: 435 Oakview Rd., Decatur GA 30030

CONTACT: JC Hines, Greenspace Director, jc@wyldecenter.org 404-371-1920

About the Position

The Sugar Creek Farm and Garden Coordinator will work 20 hours per week to manage the Wylde Center’s urban herb farm.  You will work with the Greenspace Director to oversee daily operations including, but not limited to, herb production, site maintenance, planning, and internship management. Sugar Creek also has one 5 hour a week site assistant. The Sugar Creek Coordinator will work to foster relationships with local restaurants to sell and market our locally grown herbs. The site coordinator will also participate in regularly scheduled workdays (Thursday afternoons and one Saturday morning a month).

Job Description

·         Coordinate and lead site activities either self-driven or with  partner groups in the community.

·         Oversee daily operations of an urban farm including planting, harvesting, distribution, and farm expansion

·         Create and develop sales logs, inventory tracking sheets, and invoices

·        Distribute promotional materials for Sugar Creek

·         Measure and track harvest outcomes; communicate outcomes and program status to the Greenspace Director.

·         Represent the Wylde Center at meetings, conferences, and tabling events when applicable

·         Meet with restaurants, mixologists, and other local farm-to table establishments to solicit product

·         Duties related to being a member of the Wylde Center staff

·         Provide general maintenance and upkeep to all areas of the property

Applicant Requirements

·         Able to work outside in extreme temperatures and weather conditions

·    Knowledgeable of gardening and agriculture (herb, mushroom, honey and egg production is a plus)

·    Experience working on a farm or large scale garden

·    Knowledge of farming and gardening equipment including but not limited to tillers, hoes, shovels, pitchforks and trowels

·    Knowledge of herbs and selling produce directly to consumers or businesses.

·    Knowledge of Google Drive a plus

·         Enjoys working with volunteers of all ages

·          Ability to lift up to 75 pounds

·         Takes initiative in establishing and pursuing community connections

·         Ability to approach a project enthusiastically and proactively achieve timelines

·         Demonstrates honesty, integrity, and professionalism at all times

·         Experience developing, assessing, and managing projects from start to finish

·         Punctual

·         Self-directed; able to work independently and on a team.

To Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume, references, and cover letter to JC Hines at jc@wyldecenter.org.  Resumes will be accepted for review through February 22, 2015.

About the Wylde Center

For more information about the Wylde Center, please visit www.wyldecenter.org.

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About the Wylde Center

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