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Jobs in RI


Farm-Hand and Poultry Processor for Pat’s Pastured 

Posted 8/23/17
Farmhand responsibilities include daily chores of watering, feeding and pasture rotation of chickens, ducks, turkeys, pigs, sheep and cattle, some tractor work and fence building among other duties.

This is a full-time position available immediately and ending in November. Compensation determined by experience. Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and three references to patspastured@gmail.com or visit our website www.patspastured.com.


POULTRY PROCESSOR @ Pat’s Pastured

Posted 8/23/17
Position: We have an opening for a part-time poultry processor. This is a weekday position, available immediately and ending in November. Working with our farm staff, including the Livestock Manager, in processing our pasture raised chicken, duck, and turkeys.

Any questions please contact by email.  Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and three references to patspastured@gmail.com.


Sagonate Meadow Farm Crew Position 2017

Posted 8/3/17
We are a small farm in Little Compton, RI just across the Tiverton line. Some of our projects are growing-oriented, caring for the soil, building a high tunnel, installing irrigation and growing crops. Other projects are weeding the garden beds, paths and walkways and horse paddock.

We are looking for applicants for a part-time position beginning immediately lasting through the growing season (mid-November). Please, apply if you are hardworking, responsible, with a positive work ethic and attention to detail and love the land. No housing is available and must have reliable transportation. You would be involved in many aspects of land care – preparing beds, amending soil, seed starting, weeding, forest management, etc.

Compensation is hourly, $12-$15 per experience and/or how well you do.
Please apply to SagonateFarm.com
Be sure to leave your email address and phone number.


NOFA/RI seeks Organic Farm Advisors

Organic Advisors will assist farmers and ranchers wishing to transition to organic production methods. Experienced organic farmers and ranchers are paired with aspiring, new or transitioning farmers and ranchers and provide assistance in many areas including these topics:

Farmers receiving assistance may be working towards organic certification, or they may wish to produce their crops in a more sustainable manner.

Apply to become an Organic Farm Advisor here or an Organic Livestock Advisor here. Send questions to NOFA/RI at nofari@live.com or call (401) 523-2653.

Jobs outside RI

Movement Ground Farm is Hiring a Farm Manager and a Crew Member for 2017!

Job Title: Farmer (Crew Member)
Compensation: $10-12/hour plus housing available
Farm Name: Movement Ground Farm
Location: Berkley Massachusetts
Employment length: May 1 – November 1
In search of a full time farm crew member for the 2017 growing season at our 3-acre mixed vegetable farm in Southeastern Massachusetts.The crew member is responsible for assisting with all aspects of vegetable production for distribution through farmer’s markets, wholesale accounts, and our CSA. On farm housing is available. Must be available to start work by May 1, 2017.  The direct link is https://movementgroundfarm.wordpress.com/hiring/


 

Find Jobs or Post Openings
View the New England Green Jobs website, the Farm Fresh RI’s Jobs board or Comfoodjobs.

Teach Ag
Use the Teach Ag website here to find job listings by state.

Find Farmers or Farmland 
View the New England Farmland Finder website.

North East Workers On Organic Farms (NEWOOF)
Apprenticeship opportunities on North East organic farms. Learn more here.

McCoy Community Farm seeks Volunteers, Warren, RI

McCoy Community Farm begins its 5th season growing vegetables for local food pantries and the RI Food Bank.  One-acre of land was donated; however, we are currently farming about half due to resource needs.  Chris Clegg, farmer from 4 Town Farm, volunteers to prepare the land, grow seedlings and plant.

Volunteers needed from June to October to harvest, box & weigh, maintain the field, and distribution.  Training will be provided.  No experience required except for a smile and enthusiasm to help individuals and families in need.  Contact Diane Stacy via email or call 401-949-2917.

Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum seeks Interns, Bristol, RI

Learn more here.

Preservation Society or Newport County seeks Laborers, Tour Guides and others, Newport, RI

See all available positions and apply here.

Find Internship opportunities at government agencies and non-governmental environmental organizations here.

Internships & Apprenticeships outside RI

WWOOF seeks New and Experienced Farmers
World Wide Opportunites on Organic Farms for apprentices, volunteers, etc. Learn more here.

Sustainable Farming Internships & Apprenticeships
Browse a list of farmers and apprentice opportunities in RI here or across the United States, its territories, Canada and the Caribbean here.

Find Internship opportunities outside Rhode Island at Internships.com.

Find Internship opportunities at government agencies and non-governmental environmental organizations here.

NGOabroad seeks Volunteer Farmers, Africa & Caribbean
These are volunteer opportunities. Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Learn more at www.ngoabroad.com. Send questions or completed Questionnaire (see here) and resume to Ann McLaughlin, Director of NGOabroad at info@NGOabroad.com.

Internships in RI

Find RI Internships at bRIdge.jobs and at Internships.com.