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SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT

Seasonal Crew Positions

Crossroads Community Farm (located in Cross Plains, WI – near Madison) is a certified organic vegetable farm. We are a well-established production farm, and as we mature, we are working to expand our food/racial justice work. We offer several full-time seasonal crew positions for individuals willing to work hard on our 25-acre farm.

Each field position has slightly different starting and end dates (see below for more details) though the nature of the positions are generally the same. A field position at our farm involves hard work with your body, as you help us to seed, plant, weed, and harvest vegetables. Crew members work 40 hour weeks in the field, in every possible weather condition.

DESCRIPTION OF POSITIONS

Components of Job:

  • Daily physical field work, including: transplanting, row-covering, weeding, harvesting, washing, and packing
  • Working at a fast pace
  • Working outside in all weather conditions
  • Frequent heavy lifting of 25-50 pounds
  • Working with others in a crew, as well as supervising volunteers
  • Taking and following verbal instruction.

 

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • At least one full season on a vegetable farm or other farm experience
  • Ability to appropriately balance speed and quality of work
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and ability to follow directions
  • Able to move body efficiently with sufficient stamina

Compensation:

We believe in paying a living wage.  Pay starts at Madison’s 2021 Living Wage Rate, which is $13.86/hour.

Benefits:

  • Access to surplus organic produce
  • $100 work gear stipend
  • Season-end bonus, typically $1/hour worked
  • Optional retirement IRA with farm match

Position Timings:

  • All full-time positions span from mid-June through September. A smaller number of these positions start earlier (like mid-May) and span later, with full-time hours going through October and November.

If interested (and qualified) in a position, please send your resume (.doc or .pdf) and a description of your seasonal availability to us via email to [email protected] We will contact you starting mid-December as we begin our hiring process.

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Seasonal Employment
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