Experience and Skills Required: Be nice even when you’re super hot and tired. Knowledge of organic or ecological vegetable production Strong work ethic Ability to work quickly, multi-task and be flexible on a daily basis Ability to maintain organized records Strong communication and interpersonal skills Ability to work in and dress appropriately for all weather conditions Initiative and ability to prioritize and complete tasks without direct supervision Ability to cheerfully follow directions An inclination toward efficiency and problem solving Physical strength to perform repetitive, heavy and light manual labor Love and appreciation for good food Desire to positively, actively contribute to a growing farm community Duties: Attain proficiency in all basic farm skills including composting, cultivating, harvesting, irrigating, washing and packing produce, seeding, transplanting, weeding, and other field chores as needed Provide excellent customer assistance and education at weekly CSA distributions Responsible use of equipment and facilities with a priority in safety Learn routine maintenance and perform it for all tools and equipment Assist with marketing of shares, through positive shareholder interactions Contribute ideas and submissions for the weekly CSA newsletter Work effectively and cooperatively with other KNC staff Complete special projects as assigned by the DeLano Farms Manager Be a part of taking surplus produce to Farmers Market – setting up the stand, running the booth, and cleaning up at the end of the day. To apply send resume, cover letter, three references, and availability to: Bronwynn Kelly, Assistant Farm Manager firstname.lastname@example.org Or mail to: Kalamazoo Nature Center, Attn: Bronwynn Kelly, 7000 N. Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49009 For more information about the farm, visit: http://www.naturecenter.org/DeLanoFarms.aspx Application Deadline: March 16, 2014 Because we value the strength diversity brings to the workplace, the Kalamazoo Nature Center is committed to the recruitment, retention, and development of a workforce that reflects the society in which we live. We encourage applications from candidates representing diverse backgrounds. The Kalamazoo Nature Center is an equal opportunity organization that will not discriminate in its programs or hiring practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, height, weight, sexual orientation or gender identity, marital status, or political affiliation.