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Common Acre is Hiring: Farm Coordinator and Community Liaison

Farm Coordinator

Status:  Part time, seasonal March-Oct

Hours: 10-15 hours per week – weekday evenings, and some weekends

Compensation: $17-$20 per hour, produce share (valued at $25/week)

Reports to: Executive Director, Alleycat Acres steering committee

Job Summary: The Farm Coordinator will serve as the point person for two urban farm sites: Wetmore Community Farm and Monica’s Village Garden sites. They are responsible for interfacing with the neighborhood and demonstrating an active presence on the farm, while overseeing farming operations, volunteer maintenance, and produce distribution. They coordinate the needs of their site with the farm’s Steering Committee and assure the farm is managed to meet the needs of the public.

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Community Liaison

Status:  Part time, seasonal March-Oct

Hours: 20 hours per week – flexible schedule with some evenings and weekends

Compensation: $18-22 per hour Depending on Experience, produce share (valued at $25/week)

Reports to: Executive Director, program leadership committee

Job Summary: The Community Liaison will play a critical role in helping to build a framework for community leadership and ongoing communications channels, and improving understanding of and support for this project. You will be responsible for the planning, coordination and implementation of a strategic community outreach effort in order to engage and build relationships with residents and organizations within a target area. This will involve planning and attending community meetings and events, facilitating community feedback processes, connecting with cultural anchors, and documenting outreach opportunities.

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