Job: Part Time Farm Hand, Illinois

Wild Goose FarmExcellent opportunity for those who desire to work outside, work with their hands and learn how to grow healthy, organic vegetables! Wild Goose Farm is a small organic farm located within the Prairie Crossing Farm in Grayslake, IL. We grow a wide variety of vegetables for a farmers’ market in the northern Chicago suburbs and our CSA program. We are looking for an employee to join in the satisfying work of raising healthy and beautiful vegetables.


  • Greenhouse Seeding and Watering
  • Transplanting
  • Cultivating/weeding
  • Harvesting
  • Washing & Packing
  • CSA Packing
  • Farmers’ Market



  • Team Player
  • Reliable
  • Hardworking, willing to work in all types of weather
  • Able to work alone or in groups
  • Flexible
  • Good physical condition (able to lift up to 50 lb, able to kneel or stand for periods of time)
  • Able to communicate clearly and follow directions
  • Detail oriented
  • Reliable transportation


There is one position available. It is 36 hours/week; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 7:00 am-4:00pm and Thursday 8:00 am-12:00 pm.


Hourly pay for the position is at $8.50/hr. Additional benefits includes fresh organic vegetables for personal consumption and learning how to grow your own food.

Please send a letter of intent indicating which position you are interested in, resume and three references to Meg Runyan at Email any questions as well.

2 Comments on Job: Part Time Farm Hand, Illinois

  1. How are you? Forgive that I distract you from more important issues. I Andrei. There was on training on a farm a floor of year in Alexis IL. It was pleasant to me. Help to find please work on a farm or in other sphere of manufacture. I send you the resume. I search for work on a farm of the USA under visa H2A. I will pay expenses of the employer for official registration of papers. I thank that have found for me your time.
    It agree work on a farm not connected with veterinary science.
    I am able to work on a tractor. To plough the earth. To sow grain. To wash farms. To clean stalls. To vaccinate pigs. I know it hard to find work in the USA on a farm. Please help to find work to me. I want to work legally in the USA and to pay all taxes.

    Andrei Tsitou
    Phone: 1-(375)-2974-96163
    skype: ilent84211
    Career Objective
    An Associate Veterinary position in mixed animal practice or local farm that would utilize my skills in surgery, preventive practices, vaccinations, animal nutritional diet and customer relationship.
    • Possess five years of experience in animal vaccination and animal surgery
    • Excellent veterinary skills
    • Capable of performing surgeries under anesthesia
    • First-rate organizational aptitude with good communication skills
    • Good computer skills
    • Ability to solve the problems and work individually
    Work Experience
    Independent Veterinarian Consultant (July 2008 – Present)-Kritcev, Belarus
    Veterinarian consulting services
    • Providing the basic nursing care to the animal
    • Successfully performed anesthetic surgeries of the animals
    • Taking care of the animals if shifted to the intensive care unit after surgery
    • Required veterinarian vaccinations
    Sokolnichi LLC, General Veterinarian (January 2006 – May 2008)-Belarus
    • Responsible for the providing first aid to dogs, cats, pigs and other animals
    • Carrying out anesthetic surgery in case of emergency
    • Responsible for conducting an orthopedic and other surgeries
    • Responsible for deciding pet nutrition and prescribing the pet diet according to the pet’s health after surgery till recovery
    • MD in Veterinary Medicine from Vitebsk Academy of Veterinary Medicine (2006)
    • Russian
    • English

    • Andri, You need to read the whole post and find the contact information for whoever is offering this job. I simply post these things for other people, I have nothing to do with the hiring process

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