Job Opportunities

FoodCorps AmeriCorps Service Member Applications are NOW OPEN!
Applications accepted from January 8 – March 15, 2018

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Join Mill City Grows’ FoodCorps AmeriCorps Team and help kids learn what healthy food is, fall in love with it, and eat it every day. FoodCorps recruits talented leaders for a year of full time paid public service building healthy school food environments in limited-resource communities.

Mill City Grows is an equal opportunity employer.

 




2018 Farm Apprentices

Full-time, Hourly, Seasonal
Start Date: Wednesday, April 11
Job Posting Close Date: March 9th

Job Overview:
Our Urban Farm Team is seeking two motivated and well-organized Farm Apprentices, who will primarily work within the Urban Farm Program. The best candidates for these positions will be food justice warriors with physical stamina and precise attention to detail. Apprentices will work closely with the Assistant Urban Farm Manager in all aspects of vegetable production, with a primary focus (about 35 hours/week) on transplanting, cultivating field crops, harvesting, and washing, to ensure the success of our Mobile Market Program. The secondary focus (about 5 hours/week) of this position will be assisting the Assistant Farm Manager with our CSA and wholesale accounts. The right candidates will be excited to work on three small, diversified urban farm sites and will be ready to learn and improve upon their farm skills to increase efficiency and work quality.

About Mill City Grows’ Apprenticeships:
Mill City Grows’ apprenticeships are full-time, seasonal positions. The apprenticeships are 30 weeks, from April 11th through November 7th. Apprentices will have a 5 day, 40-hour work week and are expected to work a rotating weekend schedule during the season for watering, greenhouse coverage, and weekend volunteer groups. Weekend coverage will be offset with time off during the week.

We are looking for driven and eager workers who are enthusiastic about sustainable farming and community building in the city of Lowell. Ideally, we are looking for apprentices with some experience in agriculture and those who are seriously interested in pursuing a career in farming and/or urban agriculture. The apprenticeship is an intensive work and learning opportunity for those who would like to broaden their knowledge of whole farm systems and organic urban growing practices. A strong work ethic, positive attitude, and ability to problem solve independently, along with good time management skills and punctuality are necessary in this position.

Compensation:
– $12/hour
– Trainings and professional development
– Fresh produce from the farm!


> CLICK HERE to view and print the full description, including job requirements, and the application process. 

Mill City Grows is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender expression/identity, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

 

Please send your resume, cover letter, and three references to hr@millcitygrows.org.

 




2018 Mobile Market Apprentice

Full-time, Hourly, Seasonal. Must be able to work Sundays.
Start Date: Full time start date May 2nd, potential for part time work starting April 1st
Job Posting Close Date: March 9th

Job Overview:
Our Mobile Market Team is seeking a motivated well-organized Mobile Market Apprentice, who will work within the Mobile Market Program. The Mobile Market Apprentice should be committed to the values of our work and mission. The apprentice will devote most of their time to selling our fresh produce at our 11 mobile market stops, the remainder of their time will be spent ensuring the success of our Mobile Market Program through outreach, product procurement, inventory management, record keeping and assisting on the farm as necessary. The Market Apprentice is expected to operate at least five markets per week including our Sunday market. We seek a hard-working candidate that is flexible, good at thinking on their feet, and has experience in customer service.

Compensation:
– $12/hour
– Trainings and potential for professional development.
– Opportunity to be a part of Lowell’s premier food justice organization.
– Learn and earn with lots of high quality produce!

> CLICK HERE to view and print the full job description, including job requirements, and the application process.

 

Mill City Grows is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender expression/identity, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Please send your resume, cover letter, and three references to hr@millcitygrows.org.