The Rockaway Youth Task Force (RYTF) is a grassroots member-led organization principally comprised of young women of color within the Rockaway Peninsula in Queens, NY. RYTF builds power to secure social, economic, and racial justice for residents of the Rockaway Peninsula and beyond. We are looking for an experienced, skilled, and strategic Urban Farm Manager.
Job Description: The Farm Manager supports all production and maintenance needs of our one acre Urban Farm. The Farm Manager will perform a variety of tasks including but not limited to seeding, watering, planting, harvesting, coordinating produce, weeding, composting, mowing, mulching, and pruning. They will also be responsible for greenhouse maintenance as well as chicken care. The Farm Manager will also support distribution through our farm stands, working with garden members and volunteers. They will regularly work alongside high school-aged youth employees/volunteers as well as adults.
Other Information: The work schedule includes evening and weekend meetings and events. Candidates requiring strictly a 9 to 5 schedule will not be a good fit for this position. This is a full-time salaried position.
How to apply: As pdf attachments, please send your resume and cover letter to Jobs@RYTF.org with the subject line stating “Urban Farm Manager”. The position will remain open until filled. No phone calls, please. We appreciate all applicants, but please be advised that we can only respond to those we intend to interview. For more information about the Rockaway Youth Task Force, please visit our website at www.RYTF.org