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SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT

Seasonal Crew Positions

Crossroads Community Farm is a certified organic vegetable farm offering several full-time seasonal crew positions for individuals willing to work hard on our 20-acre farm.

Each season we offer full-time seasonal field positions and a couple of part-time positions. Each field position has slightly different starting and end date (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. Full-time crew members work 40 hour weeks; part-time members work 20 hours per week. We work in the field in all weather conditions.

DESCRIPTION OF POSITIONS

 Components of Job

Daily physical field work, including: greenhouse seeding, planting, row-covering, weeding, harvesting, washing, and packing

Working outside in all weather conditions

Working at a fast pace

Frequent heavy lifting of 25-50 pounds

Working with others in a crew

Taking and following verbal instruction

 

Desired Skills:

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

Experience working with volunteers

Compensation: We believe in paying a living wage.  Pay starts at Madison’s 2019 Living Wage Rate, which is $13.27/hour.

 

Benefits:

Access to surplus organic produce

Work gear stipend

Optional IRA with farm match

Season-end bonus

 

Start/End Dates:

Full Season – 3 positions open. Average of 15hours/week from April-May with a ramp up to full-time by mid-May. Full-time work extends through October with decreasing hours into mid-November.

Short Season Early – 1 position. Full-time hours from mid-May through end of August.

Short Season Long – 2 positions open. Full-time from mid-June through end of September and sometimes into October.  Part-time hours might be a possibility.

Part-time – 2 positions open. Part-time (20hours) on Monday and Tuesday from mid-June through late Sept/early October.

 

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 crossroadscommunityfarm@gmail.com. We begin our hiring process in January. 

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Seasonal Employment
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Seasonal Employment