• JCC Association
  • $33,550.00 -52,670.00/year*
  • Boulder , CO
  • Agriculture
  • Part-Time
  • 670 Logan Mill Rd


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Principal Responsibilities:

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Organization: Boulder Jewish Community Center [Boulder JCC]

Job Title: Farm Assistant

Department: Milk and Honey Farm

Status: Seasonal, Part-Time, Non-Exempt

Hourly pay rate: $12-$14 per hour

JOB SUMMARY

The Milk and Honey Farm Assistant reports to the Farm and Sustainability Director. Their primarily responsible is taking care of the farm according to direction from the Farm Director: planting, weeding, harvesting, pest management, irrigation upkeep, beekeeping, and animal care.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Farm work

  • Assist with planting, harvesting, cultivation, weeding, and general maintenance of Farm properties:GreenhouseOrchardTzedakah fieldEducational gardenPollinator gardenOther areas as they are developed
  • Assist with animal care of the goats, chickens, and fishCleaningFeeding Fence management
  • Assist with taking care of the honey beesInstalling new hivesHarvesting honey
  • Supervise community volunteer times as necessary
  • Assist with other Farm projects as requested by the Farm and Sustainability Director
  • Qualified applicants: please send a letter of interest and a current resume

    Minimum Qualifications:

    SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2-4 seasons working on a garden and/or farm
  • Enjoys working independently, staying focused, and problem solving
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Demonstrated ability to work in the heat, sun, cold, rain, and all weather conditions
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm for working at the Boulder JCC
  • Has the ability to think and act creatively, be flexible, demonstrate pride of work, and is caring about the community they serve
  • Proficient computer skills; Microsoft Word and Excel, Google Office Suite
  • First Aid, CPR, Universal Precautions training and certifications (and any other trainings and background checks required to work in the Early Childhood Center)
  • Agency Information:

    ABOUT THE BOULDER JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER

    The Boulder Jewish Community Center's [Boulder JCC] mission is to provide programs and services based in Jewish values and traditions in a place where people of all ages and backgrounds gather to connect, exchange ideas, learn, and grow. The Boulder JCC is recognized for its innovative approaches to community engagement with the next generation and families through meaningful experiences and philanthropy.

    The Boulder JCC is housed in a 52,000 square foot facility sitting on a beautiful 10-acre campus in East Boulder. As a community convener and one of the central addresses of Jewish life in Boulder County and beyond, the Boulder JCC prides itself on offering a wide array of community programming including one of the best Boulder preschools, day camps, after school classes, and arts and culture programs serving infants, toddlers, youth, families, teens, young adults, and adults. The new Boulder JCC further fulfills its mission by being a primary destination for all of Boulder County as a place for meetings, celebrations, fundraisers, and other community events.

    The staff at the Boulder JCC is hard working, collaborative, passionate, and committed to mission. The team is driven by a desire to serve the community broadly and deeply. The organization continually strives to improve its delivery of content and services with a focus on its values. The Boulder JCC endeavors to hire individuals who are committed to the JCC's values, believe in the power of community and want to help grow a dynamic organization.

    ABOUT THE MILK AND HONEY FARM

    Milk and Honey Farm is a community farm at the Boulder JCC. It is a 2+ acre educational sustainable farm which brings the greater Boulder community together via experiential programs and activities designed to ignite wonder and discovery, grounded in Jewish heritage, tradition, and values. It provides a place for individuals to connect on the simplest level with soil, plants, animals, and people, for the health and well-being of themselves and the larger Boulder community. Milk and Honey Farm is located adjacent to the new Boulder JCC building on Boulder Jewish Commons.



    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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