*This position is closed for the 2018 spring season. Currently accepting applications for 2019*
The Garden Manager is responsible for the stewardship of a healthy biodynamic garden and production of vegetables for the community while managing a team of people with abilities and developmental disabilities to create a human, therapeutic working environment. The garden provides enough vegetables for fresh eating and winter storage for the community to eat year-round. It is the responsibility of the Garden Manager to work with the community to determine the size of production. This is based on a balance between the skills of the garden manager, the needs of the community and the other financial, human and land resources that are currently available. During the growing season the garden is a core workplace in our community.
Vegetable production experience ( minimum of 1 year of experience)
Experience working with people with developmental disabilities (minimum 1 year experience preferred)
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to lift 50+ lbs
Ability to set goals and make an assessment of successes and how to better achieve goals in the next growing season
Experience with tractor and equipment operation and maintenance preferred
Commitment to biodynamic methods
Manage 2 acres of organically grown vegetables
Work alongside crews of 4-8 people who have a range of abilities
Develop a garden plan with the community based on needs and resources
Complete state mandated and Camphill specific training
Work 5-6 days per week for varied hours
To start an application or to find out more about this position, fill out the inquiry below or email email@example.com with your resume and a cover letter.